Berkeley Castle & Gardens

Type:Castle/Fort

Berkeley
Gloucestershire
GL13 9BQ

Tel: 01453 810303

Berkeley Castle

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Global (Castle, Grounds & Butterfly House)£12.50 per ticket
Child Global (Castle, Grounds & Butterfly House)£7.00 per ticket
Family Global (Castle, Grounds & Butterfly House)£35.00 per ticket
Senior Citizen - Global (Castle, Grounds & Butterfly House)£11.00 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

  • AA Awards South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2017/18 - Highly Commended 2018
  • Bristol Tourism & Hospitality AwardBristol, Bath, & Somerset Tourism Awards 2018/19 - Silver Bristol, Bath, & Somerset Tourism Awards 2018/19 - Silver 2018

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Plant Sales
  • Shop

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Licensed self service tea room. Pre-arranged lunches and teas.
  • Picnic Site

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3
  • Facilities for children - Outdoor Games Children’s Dragon Treasure Hunt Dressing-up Area 8 acres of Grounds & Gardens Free Arts & Crafts for children on Bank Holidays and School Holidays

Establishment Features

  • Coach drop-off point
  • Event venue
  • Free car parking
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • On-site coach parking
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Picnic Area
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Shop
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 3-4 hours
  • Families
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Max group size - 180
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Village Location

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On Bus Route
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Can be packages by 3rd parties
  • Cash & Cheque accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 25
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Wi-fi available

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Bank Hols

Opening Times

2019 (1 Apr 2019 - 30 Oct 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Wednesday10:30 - 17:00
Thursday - SaturdayClosed
Sunday10:30 - 17:00
Bank HolidayClosed

* Last admission 4pm
Closed Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
Please note the Butterfly House is only open from the beginning of May until the end of September.

Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is M5. Join A38, either Jct 13 or 14. Approx 8 Miles from either junction travelling north or south. Follow signs to Berkley, castle is signposted

Public Transport Directions

Nearest train stations are Cam & Dursley or Bristol Parkway. Limited bus services are available to Berkeley.

Video

  • Welcome to Berkeley Castle

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
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  • Very Good
    188
  • Average
    32
  • Poor
    11
  • Terrible
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