Group Visits


Berkeley Castle welcomes groups of all ages and nationalities.

There are discounted rates available for groups of 20 or more.

An exclusive Guided Tour with one of our experienced Castle Guides can be arranged for an additional charge of £25 for 20 visitors. Additional Guides can be organised at a reduced rate of £15.

Pre-booking is required for groups to ensure that every visit is as enjoyable as possible.

To book a group please download the group booking form, complete and return to the Castle Administrator.

Alternatively contact the Castle Administrator on 01453 810303 or by email to discuss arrangements.





Joint Visits


A joint visit to Spetchley Park Gardens and Berkeley Castle

Discover the history of the Berkeley’s, one of the oldest families in England, with a day exploring our two very different but very beautiful Estates.

The magnificent Berkeley Castle founded in 1153 by the first Lord Berkeley, which is the oldest medieval castle in the UK to have been occupied by the same family from its inception to this very day.

Spetchley Park Gardens has also been home to the Berkeley family, and for over 400 years successive generations have lovingly collected and planted rare plants from around the world creating one of the largest private collections of plant varieties outside the major botanical gardens.

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A joint visit to Bristol Cathedral and Berkeley Castle

Discover the history of the Berkeley’s, one of the oldest families in England, with a day exploring two iconic sites.

The magnificent Bristol Cathedral, founded in 1140 by the first Lord Berkeley, which boasts some of the most important medieval architecture in the UK.

Berkeley Castle, the ancient fortress home of the family for almost 900 years, where the history played out within the walls makes it one of the most remarkable buildings in Britain.

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A Unique Tour with Charles Berkeley


Make your visit special; have your own tour of the Castle with Charles Berkeley and let him lead you on a unique tour around his historic home.

Tours of the Castle by Charles Berkeley (heir to Berkeley Castle), for a group of up to 25 people (maximum), can be arranged at an additional cost for the group, subject to Mr Berkeley’s availability.

If you would like to know more about the special tours available please contact us and we will be able to discuss your preferences and requirements.






The Yurt Restaurant, located in a Yurt, serves a variety of snacks and light lunches, morning coffee, afternoon tea and homemade cakes.

We encourage Groups to pre-book the Garden Room, adjoining the Yurt. Please download our menu, tailored specifically for Groups.

If you do not want to pre-book, but would rather your group had the choice from the regular Yurt Restaurant menu, this can easily be arranged, but please let us know in advance.

Many items from the menu are made to order and we do require advance notice of the requirements of your group.




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Berkeley Castle, Gloucestershire, GL13 9BQ


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