We visited the castle whilst staying in the area.When I visit these historic places I prefer to be supplied with the audio equipment. There were guides but we like to do it alone... read more
This intriguing castle has been the home of the Berkeley family for more...
This intriguing castle has been the home of the Berkeley family for more than 850 years.
It has been used a filming location for many period dramas, including the BBC's Wolf Hall, Galavant and The White Princess.
It was the last place of residence of King Edward II, who was imprisoned in the castle and murdered within its walls.
The Castle is open from Easter until the end of October, from Sunday until Wednesday each week.
The Butterfly House is open from the beginning of May until the end of September from Sunday to Wednesday, walk amongst the stunning butterflies and tropical plants.
A visit to the Yurt Tearoom is also a must!
Please check our website for details open days and hours - we are always closed on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.