Berkeley Castle & Gardens


GL13 9BQ

Tel: 01453 810303

Berkeley Castle

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Global (Castle & Grounds)£14.00 per ticket
Child Global (Castle & Grounds)£7.00 per ticket
Family Global (Castle & Grounds)£39.00 per ticket
Senior Citizen - Global (Castle & Grounds)£12.50 per ticket

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


  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction


  • 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
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021



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

Attraction Facilities

  • Plant Sales
  • Shop


  • 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

COVID-19 Response

  • Advance booking essential
  • Contactless payment only
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • One way system
  • Online booking only
  • Outside seating
  • Time limited visits

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
  • Min group size - 25
  • 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
  • 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

2021 (29 Mar 2021 - 31 Oct 2021)
Monday - Wednesday10:30 - 17:00*
Thursday - SaturdayClosed*
Sunday10:30 - 17:00*

* 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.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change



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