This was a really difficult page to write because as far as we could see nothing seemed to be happening with the Castle since it was purchased in 1989. It appeared to have been deserted, neglected and forgotten.

The Castle is still not being maintained,
and a part of it is being lost every day !


Gwrych Sold - 5 Star hotel planned !!

Newspaper articles

We are now collecting the articles printed in the local press and publishing them on the web site. This enables people any where in the world to read the latest news!

Thank you very much to The Journal newspaper , The Visitor Newspaper and the Daily Post for permitting this service.

The Visitor's

During  November 1926
Lord Cochrane, elder son of the Countess of  Dundonald , was visiting friends in the United States. He was among passengers leaving Liverpool on the White Star liner Celtic.

During 1951
Don MacKay was appointed resident organist at Gwrych Castle for the 1952 season.

During January 1951
Leslie Salts, the then owner of Gwrych Castle, set aside one of the main rooms in the castle for one-man art exhibitions. As more than a-half-million people visited the castle in 1951, this plan represented a great opportunity to as yet
undiscovered talent

Just click on the article you wish to read.

Gwrych Castle auction 2nd June 06  01/03/06

Trustees claim misrepresentation. 20/10/03


Bikers Warned! 03 /07/02

Motorbike Uproar 27/05/02

We've found you a Castle, Catherine 21/05/02

Golfers get the birdie in noise row  26/03/02

A Losing battle 19/12/01

     AM's Castle backing  07/11/01

Safety warning to Castle racers  31/10/01

Teed off by bikers 05/10/01

Towers Fall  20/05/01

Listing bid as castle fears grow     19/09/96

Guardians adopt town castle  22/06/95

Arson fear in Gwrych Castle fire  05 /01/95

Randolph Turpin at Gwrych Castle 08/08/51

Biker Nuisance

If you hear any bikers using the Grounds of Gwrych Castle
please report them immediately.
To see how to stop this nuisance

Click here