Hawarden Castle (also known as Broadlane Hall)1654

Buckley, Wales

Brief Description

The present park is an example of early-19th-century Picturesque landscaping, with the ruined 13th-century castle as a focal point. An early-18th-century turf amphitheatre also survives in the park.The Park is occasionally open by appointment under the National Gardens Scheme.

History

The house has associations with Prime Minister William Gladstone who married into the family.

Visitor Facilities

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Features
  • Ruin
  • Description: The ruins of Hawarden Castle
  • Amphitheatre
  • Description: An early-18th-century turf amphitheatre
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  • Mansion House (featured building)
  • Description: A four-storey castellated mansion.
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  • Pavilion
  • Description: Stone pavilion designed by Hal Goodhart-Rendel
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Icehouse
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

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Directions

Hawarden Castle is 6 miles west of Chester on the B5125. It is located just east of centre of Hawarden village.
Associated People

People associated to Hawarden Castle

Contact

Telephone

01443 336000

Official Website

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Owners

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