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North Wales Castles Trail - Chirk Winter Alternative


5 km / 3 miles
An alternative route from Chirk to bypass the castle when the seasonal concessionary paths through the grounds are closed.


Path Type: Other Paths
Attributes: Challenging
Start: SJ283377 - Chirk, Wrexham View on StreetMap
Finish: SJ263389 - Tyn-y-groes, Wrexham View on StreetMap

Publications, Badges and Certificates:

Guidebook North Wales Castles Trail  (Kittiwake Press  - 2018 )


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Path Variant of
National Trails (England & Wales)
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Other Paths
Anytime Challenges

Contains Ordnance Survey data © Crown copyright and database right 2016.
© OpenStreetMap contributors under Open Database Licence.
Rights of way data from selected Local Authorities.
Large scale digital mapping is provided by John Thorn.
At high zoom levels the route is indicative only.
Purchase Ordnance Survey Maps:
OS Landranger 126
OS Landranger Active 126
OS Explorer 240, 255, 256
OS Explorer Active 240, 255, 256

Connected Paths:

National Trails (England & Wales)
Paths Marked on OS mapping
Anytime Challenges


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MemoryMap Route File
Tracklogs Route File

Route Profile:

4.6 km (2.9 miles)
205 m (673 ft) ascent
255 m (837 ft)  maximum height

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