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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 twin which can also be a 6' double 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.

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

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.

Cottage details
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Dogs allowed
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  • Dogs welcome
  • Cot
  • Freezer
  • Television
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave


Things to see and do nearby

Exterior, beach near Burrows Cottage,Llanmadoc,Gower,South Wales © Joe Cornish

South Wales is a land of sweeping green valleys, rugged mountains, woodland and forests and miles of coastal paths laced with heather.

The special places we look after in Pembrokeshire include the rugged landscape and views over to Ireland from St David’s Peninsula, to the nature reserve at Stackpole where otters and dragonflies nestle amongst the water reeds. Then take in the views over the Bristol Channel to Lundy and Exmoor from sun-drenched Rhossili, the highest point on the Gower peninsula.

In North Wales, the dramatic mountain scenery of Snowdonia, with its rivers, waterfalls and the Nant Gwynant valley nestled amongst the mountains and hills, draws people back again and again, while the colourful beach huts at Llanbedrog beach and grey seal-spotting at Porthor Beach are just a few of the highlights of the very special Llyn Peninsula.

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place to visit
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  • Offa's Dyke Path
  • Ceiriog Valley
  • Chirk Leisure and Activity Centre
  • Chirk Golf Club
  • Pontcysyllte Aqueduct
  • Wrexham
  • Welshpool
  • Llangollen
  • Oswestry
  • Shrewsbury
  • Canal Boating
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Walking
National Trust places to visit
Chirk Castle
Chirk Castle Magnificent medieval fortress of the Welsh Marches
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

  • Anonymous
    • September 2015
    • ...
    Made enjoyable...


  • Louise MacAlast
    • April 2015
    • UK
    Well maintained, clean property

    Well maintained, clean property in a beautiful, peaceful location. Excellent for walking from the door - Offa's Dyke, canal and aqueducts; good local shops.

  • Anonymous
    • October 2014
    • ----------------
    Comfortable cottage

    A beautiful, spotlass ans extremely comfortable cottage! excellent and unique location

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  • VAT, Linen, heating and electricity (except where shown in the cottage details)
  • We cannot accept website bookings more than 15 months in advance. Please call 0344 335 1287 or email to enquire about future bookings and reservations.
  • The National Trust reserves the right to move cottage prices up or down and to alter date breaks. We also reserve the right to charge supplements for cottages for specific dates covering special events, e.g. Rosetta Cottages on the Isle of Wight during Cowes week. We will notify you of any special event supplements at the time of booking.

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