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10 December 2019Chirk Castle and Christmas Lunch
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21 June 2018Theatre Visit: Stratford upon Avon, RSC matinee "Romeo & Juliet"
01 May 2018Day Visit:Southwell Minster, Nottinghamshire
06 February 2018Lunch at The Upper House, Barlaston

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Chirk Castle and Christmas Lunch
Tuesday 10 December 2019

Chirk is a magnificent medieval fortress in the Welsh Marches. Completed  in 1310 in the reign of Edward 1st. it is the last castle from the period to be lived in today. The many occupants have left behind lavish interiors and a beautiful eclectic collection.

The castle is well known for its beautiful Christmas decorations.

After our visit we shall lunch at the nearby Bryn Howell hotel