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Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle
Berkeley Castle, Berkeley, Gloucestershire, GL13 9BQ

01453 810303


Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle – a great day out to reunite with family & friends.

Berkeley is a stunning mediaeval castle which has been the home of the Berkeley family since 1153. 

Family activities include Jousting, Archery, Falconry, Jester Skills, Knights Sword Fighting, Wild Play Area, Treasure Hunts, and much more.

Location for the filming of Johnny English 3, The White Princess and the BBC’s adaptation of Wolf Hall & Poldark.

Tall Towers, Dungeon, majestic Great Hall, elegant Drawing Rooms, see the cell where an English King, Edward II was held captive and subsequently murdered. Henry VIII, Anne Boleyn & Elizabeth I stayed there; Shakespeare wrote ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ for a Berkeley family wedding.

 You can see incredible tapestries, paintings and fine silver. 8 acres of gardens and grounds, picnic area and The Walled Garden Café.

Berkeley Castle - Opening times 2024

Berkeley Castle is open from Sunday 24 March 2024
Sunday to Wednesday inclusive. Always closed on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Tickets are available online and can also be purchased at the Ticket Office during opeing hours.
When booking your tickets, you will be asked to choose an arrival time slot. This is not a strict arrival time - it is just a guide to help  to manage capacity and keep queues to a minimum.

Arrival times:
11.00am, 12.00pm, 1.00pm & 2.00pm

More information about Berkeley Castle Opening Times.

Berkeley Castle - Admission charges 2024

Castle and Gardens:-

  • Adults: £16
  • Child: £8 (3 - 16yrs)
  • Concession: £15
  • Under 3's: Free
  • Family: £45 (2 adults + 2 children)
  • Guided tours of the Castle: £2.50 per person

More information about Berkeley Castle Admission Charges.

Berkeley Castle - Group visits

There are discounted rates available for groups of 20 or more.

    •    An exclusive Guided Tour with one of our experienced Castle Guides is included in your group admission charge
    •    Guided Tours can be arranged for smaller groups, please contact the office to discuss

More information about Berkeley Castle Group Visits.

Berkeley Castle - Dogs policy

Regrettably no dogs are allowed other than assistance dogs. 
Please do not leave pets unattended in vehicles in the car park as there is limited shade in that area.

Berkeley Castle - Disabled access

Berkeley Castle has limited access in some areas due to the nature of the historic building and gardens.
More information about Berkeley Castle Access.

Berkeley Castle - Online shop and gift vouchers

A selection of gifts and vouchers for friends, family and loved ones are avaliable.
More information about Berkeley Castle Online Shop.

Berkeley Castle - Weddings

Berkeley Castle is an exclusive-use, luxury weekend wedding venue on the edge of the Cotswolds.
More information about Berkeley Castle Weddings.

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