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Berkeley Castle

Berkeley Castle built in pink stone that glows softly in the sunlight it was built to keep the Welsh out of boundaries with the help of features such as the arrow slits, huge barred doors and murder holes.

The castle also houses the archives which include over 20,000 documents and manorial records. The castle also houses an unusual collection of bedspreads, banners, paintings, ceramics and silverware.

The castle's origins date back to the 11th century and it has been designated by  English Heritage a Grade I Listed Building.

The castle has remained within the Berkeley family since they reconstructed it in the 12th century, except for a period of royal ownership by the Tudors. It was believed to be the scene of the murder of King Edward II in 1327.

Useful Information

Berkeley Castle
GL13 9BQ

Please use postcode GL13 9PJ for your Sat Nav
Telephone: 01453 81 0332
Website: www.berkeley-castle.com
Email:  info@berkeley-castle.com

£5.00  for children
£9.50 for adults
£7.50 for seniors
£7.50 for students
FREE for children under 5 years

Additional Information

Mon - Sun: 11am - 5:30pm