The Berkeley family welcome you to Berkeley Castle, their ancient fortress home where they have lived since their ancestor, Robert Fitzharding, completed the Keep in the late 12th Century.
The history played out within Berkeley Castle’s walls make it one of the most remarkable buildings in Britain and the family hope that you will visit them to experience its special atmosphere.
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AUTUMN AT THE CASTLE
As the leaves on the trees start to turn golden we too have golden and autumnal events at the Castle. In September, the Goldwork Guild will be exhibiting rare and precious thread embroidery. October brings the return of our Festival of Harvest, with beautiful harvest-themed displays throughout the Castle. The open-season concludes with pumpkin-related arts & crafts (including pumpkin carving) during Half Term.
Our Butterfly House is open until the end of September. It's an oasis of tropical butterflies and plants and is a lovely warm haven at this time of the year.
The Yurt Restaurant is a great place to relax before or after your tour of the Castle. Do leave time to take a stroll around our beautiful terraced gardens too, or to visit the neighbouring parish church, with its medieval wall paintings. Dr Jenner's House, next to our walled garden, was the home of the local doctor who popularised vaccination against smallpox and is also open to visitors.
Finally, don't forget that if you gift-aid your ticket, you can return for a second visit free of charge within the next twelve months.
This beautiful historic house, gardens and parkland set in the wonderful Worcestershire Countryside provides the ideal day out for you and your family.