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27 August 2020 16:37

Gwrych Castle I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! ITV

Gwrych Castle is nestled in a tree-lined hillside overlooking the Irish Sea ITV has revealed the location for this year's I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! Gwrych Castle is nestled in a tree-lined hillside overlooking the Irish Sea and has 250 acres of gardens. Following the war, the castle and estate left the Dundonald family and was opened to the public as a visitor attracton. ITV confirms Gwrych Castle in Abergele as location for this year's I'm A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! ITV has today confirmed that the 20th series of I'm A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!

The worst-kept secret in North Wales has now been verified with the news that Ant & Dec will host an adapted version of the programme live every night from the Grade I listed country house this autumn. "Gwrych Castle is a beautiful grade I listed 19th county house and a must-see destination for tourists visiting Wales. "I'm A Celebrity being here will really help support Gwrych Castle and its ongoing restoration as well as giving the region a much-needed economic boost." Richard Cowles, Director of Entertainment at ITV Studios said: "The Australian jungle is such an integral part of the show it was a big challenge to find a UK location where we could continue to deliver what viewers love about I'm A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here! "But Gwrych will definitely do that; the castle sits in an amazing and atmospheric setting on a hillside overlooking the Irish Sea. "While there will be plenty of changes required as we move from New South Wales in Australia to North Wales in the UK, we are really excited to see how we can adapt the format and make the Castle our new home for a very special 20th series of I'm a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!

"We're looking forward to working with the team on this production and hope to use this opportunity to show some of what North Wales has to offer." "The series will be a wonderful opportunity to showcase the beauty of north Wales as well as show how a historic building can engage a modern audience in innovative ways. "We hope it will help to boost support for the castle in the long term." will be filmed at Abergele's historic Gwrych Castle. ITV announced today (August 27) that the 20th series of the popular reality show - which attracts on average more than nine million viewers - will be hosted at the 200-year-old ruined castle. Presenters Ant and Dec will host the adapted version of I'm A Celebrity 2020 live every night on ITV from the castle this Autumn. Dr Mark Baker, chair of the Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust, said "I'm absolutely delighted that I'm A Celebrity has chosen Gwrych Castle to be its UK location for the 2020 series.

"Gwrych Castle is a beautiful grade I listed 19th county house and a must-see destination for tourists visiting Wales. I'm A Celebrity being here will really help support Gwrych Castle and its ongoing restoration as well as giving the region a much-needed economic boost." "We're looking forward to working with the team on this production and hope to use this opportunity to show some of what North Wales has to offer." Mark Baker, Chairperson for Gwyrch Castle Trust - DJW221216 Andrew White, Director Wales, National Lottery Heritage Fund said: "We have been delighted to support Gwrych Castle and it is great to hear it will be having its moment in the limelight. The series will be a wonderful opportunity to showcase the beauty of north Wales as well as show how a historic building can engage a modern audience in innovative ways. We hope it will help to boost support for the castle in the long term." Richard Cowles, director of Entertainment at ITV Studios, said: "The Australian jungle is such an integral part of the show it was a big challenge to find a UK location where we could continue to deliver what viewers love about I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Earlier this month, Gwrych Castle and Estate revealed they would be closing temporarily to the public at 5pm on Sunday, August 23 until New Year.

According to national media reports, ITV is spending more than £1million on taking over the Grade I listed country house and its gardens and grounds. ITV has today revealed the location for this year's I'm A Celebrity... series, confirming it will be filmed in a Welsh castle. The ITV show will mark its 20th series at the historic Gwrych Castle, Abergele in North Wales, surrounded by beautiful Welsh countryside. There will be plenty of show changes required following the move from New South Wales in Australia to North Wales in the UK, director of entertainment at ITV Studios Richard Cowles confirmed. He said: "The Australian jungle is such an integral part of the show it was a big challenge to find a UK location where we could continue to deliver what viewers love about I'm A Celebrity... But Gwrych will definitely do that; the Castle sits in an amazing and atmospheric setting on a hillside overlooking the Irish Sea. "It means for the first time in the show's history, one celebrity will be crowned King or Queen of the Castle, rather than the Jungle. "While there will be plenty of changes required as we move from New South Wales in Australia to North Wales in the UK, we are really excited to see how we can adapt the format and make the Castle our new home for a very special 20th series of I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Gwrych Castle is nestled in a tree lined hillside overlooking the Irish Sea and has 250 acres of gardens and grounds perfect for I'm A Celeb campmates. The must-see Welsh tourist destination is a beautiful Grade I listed 19th Century county house. Chair of the Gwrych Castle Preservation Trust, Dr Mark Baker, said: "I'm absolutely delighted that I'm A Celebrity has chosen Gwrych Castle to be its UK location for the 2020 series." Adding: "I'm A Celebrity being here will really help support Gwrych Castle and its ongoing restoration as well as giving the region a much-needed economic boost." As usual Ant and Dec will host the adapted version of the show live every night on ITV from the castle this Autumn. As on the regular series, viewers will see the celebrities undertake gruelling trials and fun-filled challenges to win food and treats in the lead up to one of them being crowned, for the first time ever, King or Queen of the Castle.