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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Summer has arrived!

The new season at the Castle is well underway and lots of happy visitors have already visited.  If you live locally and are looking for somewhere new to catch up with friends why not visit our Kitchen Garden, it's such a lovely spot.  The Yurt Restaurant sells a delicious range of cakes, pastries, sandwiches, soup and a home-made hot dish each day, you can relax with a glass of wine, beer or chilled cider and enjoy the peace and tranquility.   

Make sure you pop into our Gift Shop whilst you're there, which sells a wide range of items, you'll find a special gift for every member of the family and some lovely greetings cards too.

It really is a hidden gem and what most people don't realise is that there's no admission charge for visiting the Kitchen Garden area.

The Importance of Being Earnest

Tickets are now on sale for Split Second Production's performances of Oscar Wilde's much loved masterpiece, 'The Importance of Being Earnest'.  See this play in the spectacular surroundings of the Castle's Great Hall. 

Various dates are available from 1st - 20th May.




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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Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire, GL13 9BQ

Email: info@berkeley-castle.com

Tel: 01453 810303

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