Berkeley Castle

Berkeley, Gloucestershire, GL13 9BQ | (01453) 810303

With a fascinating history, stunning grounds and 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 mid-May until the end of October in 2021.

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 all sorts of activities for families to enjoy, from dragon trails to meeting Tudor royalty!

With a timetable jam-packed with exciting events throughout the year, Berkeley Castle promises seasonal fun for all the family, from jousting and archery to live falconry shows and open-air theatre.

Please note, tickets must be booked in advance with four arrival time slots to choose from. Visitors are encouraged to explore the interior of the castle within the first hour of their visit, with the rest of the day to enjoy the grounds and gardens.

For more information, call Berkeley Castle on (01453) 810303,
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