Medieval jousting tournament comes to Berkeley Castle for May bank holiday

Watch medieval knights battle each other for honour and glory at the historic Berkeley Castle, with medieval jousting displays and sword-swinging spectacles to entertain the whole family this May bank holiday weekend.

By Annabel Lammas  |  Published
Join the Knights of Nottingham for an exhilarating weekend of jousting at Berkeley Castle, this May bank holiday.

Brave knights and their steeds are riding into Berkeley Castle for an action-packed May bank holiday weekend of medieval jousting displays.

Going head-to-head at the historic attraction on Sunday 5 and Monday 6 May 2024, the Knights of Nottingham are back with hard-hitting jousting tournaments each day.

Cheer for the gallant White Knight as they face the formidable Black Knight on horseback, in a thrilling display of combat where anything can happen.

Audience participation is encouraged and the jovial St Frederick is on hand to keep the whole family laughing with his merry antics, too!

Don't forget to swing by the brand-new Kitchen Garden restaurant in Berkeley Castle's walled garden for a bite to eat and light refreshments after a full day of jousting action.

Tickets to the Joust can be purchased online via and include entrance to the castle and gardens.


The Joust at Berkeley Castle


Sunday 5 to Monday 6 May 2024


Berkeley Castle is open from 11am to 5pm


Tickets to Berkeley Castle for the Joust cost £18 for adults, £10 for children aged three to 16 and are free for children under three


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