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  • Visit Wales VAQAS
  • National Trust

Children's Performance, Fri 24 Aug 2018, £6-£12

The Reluctant Dragon - Outdoor theatre

The Reluctant Dragon - Outdoor theatre


A classic retelling of St George and the Dragon from the author of The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame. In this beloved classic story, a young boy befriends a poetry-loving dragon living in the Downs above his home. When the town-folk send for St. George to slay the dragon, the boy needs to come up with a clever plan to save his friend and convince the townsfolk to accept him....

Booking essential - Call 0845 450 5157 or book online. No admission ticket for the castle is needed to see the show. An admission ticket is needed to enter the castle and gardens.

The performance will take place in the old tennis court area of the gardens, please park in the car park and allow 10 minutes to get to the garden gate. Please wear suitable outdoor clothing for the weather. There is no seating provided, so please bring along your picnics, blankets, and folding chairs to enjoy this wonderful open-air production!

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopNational Trust PropertyOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePostboxPublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 24 Aug 2018 13:00 to 15:00


Event ticket prices: Adult £12.00, Child £8.00, Concession £10.00.

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 4 Jul - Sun 2 Sep Storybook trail
Sun 22 Jul Gilbern Classic Car Rally
Tue 24 Jul Guided Bat Walks
Sat 28 - Sun 29 Jul Civil War Weekend
Tue 31 Jul Marvellous mini-beasts
Tue 31 Jul Guided Bat Walks


Booking Line

0845 450 5157


LL14 5AF



Plan route to Chirk Castle using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SJ 268381  Lat: 52.93529 Long: -3.09053

One mile west of Chirk village off A5. Additional 0.5 mile of private driveway to the castle.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Chirk station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • National Trust PropertyNational Trust Property
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing