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. 

Latest News


Spectacular Jousting & Tudor Royalty return on May 5th & 6th

One of our most popular events of the year takes place on the first bank holiday in May.

Henry VIII, his 6 wives &Thomas Cromwell will entertain our visitors in the Castle's Great Hall at 11.30am & 2pm

Watch gallant knights battle it our on their magnificent steeds at 12.30pm & 3pm on the lower lawns.

If you're a UK tax payer you can gift aid your admission fee (at no extra cost) and return *free of charge for the next 12 months!*does not apply to ticketed events


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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