Colin Crosby Heritage Tours


Chirk is a small town in North Wales, close to the border with England and 5 miles from Oswestry. Its Welsh name is Y Waun.

The town stands at the gateway to the picturesque Vale of Ceiriog.

Chirk Castle dates back to the 12th century, and has been in continuous occupation ever since.

Offa`s Dyke runs through the parkland of the castle.

Chirk Aqueduct, constructed by Thomas Telford, carries the Shropshire Union Canal high over the River Ceiriog.

Places in Chirk

Chirk Castle, Chirk Station