Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle is a medieval fortress that makes for a fantastic family day out, welcoming visitors from spring to autumn every year.

With a remarkable history, stunning grounds and plenty of children’s activities, Berkeley Castle near Stroud offers a fantastic day out for all ages.

Dating back to the 11th century, the castle and its grounds are open to visitors on selected days from Sunday 2 April to Sunday 5 November 2023.

Visitors can take a stroll through the tranquil gardens, explore the ancient keep or even brave a trip to the dungeon where King Edward II was imprisoned, with a host of fascinating British history on display. While there’s also the option to take a guided tour of the impressive fortress for £2.50 per person.

With a timetable jam-packed with exciting events throughout the year, from jousting and archery to meeting Tudor royalty, Berkeley Castle also promises seasonal fun for all the family!

Visitors are encouraged to book tickets to Berkeley Castle online in advance.


Berkeley, GL13 9BQ


(01453) 810303


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