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.
The opening hours are between 12 noon and 4pm on both the Saturday and Sunday. Entry is £5 for adults and parents can pay what they like for children under 12.
Medieval outfits are welcome. Here’s a list of everyone who’ll be there:
Harley the Clown
Kids Ghost Stories with Lucy
Children’s Drawing Activities
Organised Fire Eaters (battlements)
Martial Arts Display
Self-Guided Walks and History Guided Walks
Visits from ‘Frozen’ Characters in Costume
Late News: Here’s an update from the Trust on the advice of the Police:
‘Parking will be available on the day at Manorafon Farm, available through the archway at the corner of Tan-y-Gopa Road and Abergele Road, for a small fee on the day; behind Abergele Library; Water Street, near the Bowling Green; or, Pensarn Beach. Cones and ‘No Parking’ signs will be in place around Tan-y-Gopa Road, Llanddulas Road and the Main Castle Entrance to help local residents. No immediate street parking will be available on the day, so please plan parking in advance.’