The Berkeley family welcome you to Berkeley Castle, their ancient fortress home where they have lived since their ancestor, Robert Fitzharding, completed the Keep in the late 12th Century.

The history played out within Berkeley Castle’s walls make it one of the most remarkable buildings in Britain and the family hope that you will visit them to experience its special atmosphere.

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Visit Berkeley Castle this year!  We reopen on Sunday 2 April 2017

It's 'all go' here at Berkeley Castle as we all prepare for 2017.  We have a packed itinerary of events, keep an eye on our 'What's On' page for further information.  

On Sunday 9th April the Tudors make a very welcome return to the Castle, if you haven't met his royal highness King Henry VIII and his gracious Queen, Anne Boleyn they're not to be missed.  Our medieval falconer will also be here with his birds of prey, to entertain the King & Queen and their loyal subjects!

Easter weekend (14th April - 17th April) promises a great day out for the whole family,  we have lots of extra entertainment over the whole weekend from Good Friday through until Easter Monday.  Our dragon puppeteers will be here roaming around the Castle & Gardens, enjoy dragon tales, a Chinese dragon procession and take advantage of a great photo opportunity with the baby dragons too.  

On Sunday 23rd April we celebrate St George's Day and round off the school holidays with our ever-popular valiant knights from Warwick Warriors.  

See our What's On page for further information on these events and lots more to come throughout the year too!




Visit The Castle

Berkeley Castle is a jewel in the crown of British history.

Find out more about planning your visit.


Children and families

There is something for every member of the family. Everything is included in your admission - so there are no extras to pay!

Find out more about our children and family activities here.


What's On

The Castle hosts a range of events and activities for all the family to enjoy.

Find out more about our fairs, events and children's activities.




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