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House By The Dyke

Chirk, Wreham, Wrexham

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In the heart of the tranquil, historic estate and parkland of Chirk Castle. This 1930’s Villa is located at the top of Offa’s Dyke, with views that are second to none. Featuring a large rear terrace with seating area and lawned gardens, perfect for relaxing and admiring this spectacular countryside.

The cottage's layout

Ground floor
entrance porch, three bedrooms (1 double with 5’ sleigh bed, one single and one double with 6’ bed which can also be a twin on request), bathroom with electric shower over bath, lounge with patio doors open out onto the terrace, kitchen, lavatory, utility room, dining room with double doors leading into conservatory.
Visitor notes

Heating: Electric wall panel heating included.

Approach to Cottage: Please note that there are security bollards at Chirk Castle which are raised between 7.00pm and 7.30am. On arrival after this time the Duty Officer can be contacted by pressing the buzzer on the gate. A 'zapper' is available for your stay.

Parking: Parking for several cars on a graveled area to the front of the cottage.

Garden: Large private terrace and lawned gardens. Conservatory leading out onto decking area

Please note: The cottage has an external dog kennel and run.

Offers: Fuel for the solid fuel stoves provided for duration of the stay.

A 10% discount applies when booked with Chirk Home Farm Cottage (ref 008012)

Local facilities/activities: There is an 18-hole golf course in the nearby village of Chirk and fishing can be enjoyed on the rivers Dee and Ceiriog and from Chirk Castle Lake.

Guided tours 'Behind the scenes' of the castle are available, normally starting at 11am on open days - ask at the ticket office for further details. Events happen throughout the year. For further information please contact the Property Manager prior to your arrival.

A farm shop, selling local produce from the estate and surrounding area, is open 11am - 5.30 pm

Cottage details
Sleeps
5
Bedrooms
3
Let starts
Friday
Min stay
3
Dogs allowed
Yes, 2
Cottage ref
008030
Acorn rating What's this?
3
Features
  • Dogs welcome
Facilities
  • Cot
  • Freezer
  • Television
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave

Nearby

Things to see and do nearby

North Wales
View to Braich-y-Pwll headland, with Bardsey Island in the distance, from the summit of Mynydd Anelog with characteristic gorse and heather vegetation, and ancient field patterns beyond, on the Llyn Peninsula, North Wales. © Joe Cornish

Renowned for the dramatic mountain scenery of Snowdonia with its lakes and rock-strewn mountain passes, North Wales also offers a surprisingly varied countryside, from the beautiful Conwy Valley to the tranquillity of the Isle of Anglesey. The coastline is equally diverse, with sandy beaches, rocky coves and spectacular cliffs - and standing proudly over the land and seascape are some of the country's mightiest castles such as Penrhyn. The National Trust owns some 60,000 acres of coast and countryside in North Wales, including some of the majestic mountains of Snowdonia, unspoilt coastline on the Llyn, and an array of historic houses and castles.

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Attractions
  • Offa's Dyke Path
  • Ceiriog Valley
  • Chirk Leisure and Activity Centre
  • Chirk Golf Club
  • Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
  • Wrexham
  • Welshpool
  • Llangollen
  • Oswestry
  • Shrewsbury
Activities
  • Canal Boating
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Walking
National Trust places to visit
Chirk Castle
Chirk Castle Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches
Erddig
Erddig Atmospheric house, featuring 485-hectare (1,200-acre) country park and formal walled garden
Powis Castle and Garden
Powis Castle and Garden Medieval castle rising dramatically above the celebrated garden
Town Walls Tower
Attingham Park Estate: Town Walls Tower Shrewsbury's last remaining watchtower
Attingham Park
Attingham Park Elegant 18th-century mansion with Regency interiors, set in extensive Repton landscape with deer park
Attingham Park Estate: Cronkhill
Attingham Park Estate: Cronkhill First and best-known example of John Nash's Italianate villa designs, built in 1805

Visitor comments

Comments from past visitors

  • Mr Thomas
    • August 2013
    • Middlesex
    First class

    This is the first time that we have booked a National Trust property and it was, quite simply, the highest standard property we have ever stayed in. Everything was first class and we will have no hesitation in booking again.

  • Ms S Christmas
    • January 2013
    • Texas
    Beautiful Cottage and beautifully equipped

    This was a beautiful cottage and beautifully equipped. The furnishings were outstanding and probably the most comfortable cottage we have rented. Great job, National Trust and thank you!!!

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  • A non-refundable £10 charge is not included, and will be added to the total price of your holiday to cover the cost of accidental breakages
  • Unfortunately we cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0844 335 1287 or email cottages@nationaltrust.org.uk to enquire about future cottage bookings and reservations.
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