Monday 13 July 2020

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 the end of March until the end of October. 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.

Children and families can enjoy all sorts of activities, from trails and dragon hunts to dressing up as royalty. For a truly magical experience, visit the Butterfly House between May and September and meet many beautiful exotic species.

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.

Berkeley Castle reopens to visitors on Sunday 19 July 2020 and tickets must be purchased online. The Butterfly House and shop remain closed for the time being.

For more information, call (01453) 810303, email, or visit


Berkeley Castle and its beautiful gardens will reopen with a range of new safety measures in place.

Berkeley Castle reopening week

Sunday 19 to Wednesday 22 July 2020

Gloucestershire families can enjoy a historical day out at Berkeley Castle, when it reopens to visitors in July 2020....

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