Gwrych Castle is a fairytale mock medieval castle and 250 acre estate in Abergele, north Wales, which is registered as a Grade I Listed Building. Early years Gwrych Castle was built by Lloyd Hesketh Bamford-Hesketh (1788-1861) in memory of his mother’s side of the family. It was built on the site of a mansion called […]
Here’s a photo of the staff of Gwrych Castle Gate, Abergele, in the building’s very early days from the Dennis Parr Collection. Date unknown. It’s great that the gamekeeper holds both a gun and a gundog or two. It’s quite a warm pose for the time, with people putting their arms around each other’s shoulders. […]
Here’s a photo of Gwrych Castle Gate, Abergele from the Dennis Parr Collection. Date unknown, but maybe an eagled eyed reader will be able to give a rough date by looking at the car.
There’s a chance to be inspired by the surroundings while writing at Gwrych Castle on Thursdays. I don’t have the exact dates but there are details on this poster:
19/20 August 2017 at Gwrych Castle, Abergele.
Here’s a rare photo of Gwrych Castle workers in Abergele from the Dennis Parr Collection, reproduced with permission.
On 26 March, St Paul’s Abergele
Heather Dalton and Neil Lawless from Beresford Adams Estate agents in Abergele have been in touch with news of the sale of an historic local property at an auction in London with a guide price of £150k this month. “We are currently marketing a property to go to auction on December 16th, this particular property […]
The Gwrych Trust’s Jake Basford has been in touch with news of an Open Weekend at the castle on 9-10 May 2015. With children’s entertainers, costumed characters from Disney’s Frozen, and fire eaters alongside traditional Morris dancing, a bouncy castle and guided tours, the biggest amount of entertainment yet will be available throughout the weekend. […]