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 is included within your group admission charge.  Guided Tours can be arranged for smaller groups, please contact the office to discuss.

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 Slimbridge Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust and Berkeley Castle

Discover the history of the Berkeley’s, one of the oldest families in England, and enjoy spending time at the Wetlands Trust, founded by Sir Peter Scott in 1946, the birthplace of modern conservation

Just a hop, skip and a jump separate our two venues!

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

Slimbridge Wetlands Centre is the original Wetlands Centre set up in 1946 as a centre of science and conservation, 8 other Centres would follow in the UK. Enjoy amazing wildlife close up or book a tour to explore the Scott House Museum, the home of Sir Peter Scott.

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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, 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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