Eastnor Castle

Eastnor, Ledbury HR8 1RL

Our Contact Details

www.eastnorcastle.com
enquiries@eastnorcastle.com
01531 633160

Description

Eastnor Castle is a fairytale Georgian castle, dramatically situated in the foothills of the Malverns.  Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and surrounded by a deer park, a mature arboretum and lake, Eastnor Castle boasts beautifully restored interiors containing medieval armour, tapestries and Italian furniture and fine art.

Eastnor Castle is still the family home of the descendants of the builder, Lord Somers, and feels lived in and warm.  Visitors are able to view some of the bedrooms and bathrooms as well as the impressive state rooms and Great Hall, which is nearly 60 foot high.  There are walks through the grounds and around the lake amongst redwoods and cedars.  The 19th century ice house has been restored and is also open to visitors.

Eastnor also offers a tea room, shop, an adventure playground with new Burma Bridge treetop walkway and turret slide, Knights Maze, children’s fun sheets, junior assault course and a wide variety of public events to suit all ages and tastes.

Dogs are welcome in the house and grounds.

The castle can also be hired for weddings, business and private events on an exclusive hire basis.

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2014 Public Opening

We welcome visitors on the following days from Easter until the last Sunday in September.

 Easter Weekend:   Fri 18th, Sat 19th, Sun 20th & Mon 21st April

May Bank Holiday Weekends: Sun 4th, Mon 5th & Sun 25th, Mon 26th May

Every Sunday from 1st June – 28th September

Sunday to Thursday from 20th July – 28th August

August Bank Holiday Weekend:  Sun 24th, Mon 25th August

Opening Times:  11.00am – 4.30pm (last admission 4.00pm)

 

Admission

Castle and Grounds:

Adult                           £10.00

Seniors                      £9.00

Child (3-15yrs)          £6.50

Family (2+3)              £26.50

 

Grounds Only

Adult                           £6.50

Seniors                      £5.50

Child (3-15yrs)          £4.50

Family (2+3)              £17.50

 

Groups (20+):                                  Groups (40+):

 Guided                       £11.50            £11.00

Self-guided               £8.00              £8.25

Schools                     £7.00

 

Guided Tours: Must be pre-booked on Mondays & Tuesdays throughout the year subject to availability.  A free admission ticket will be issued to the group organiser and the driver will receive free entry.  (Discounted membership cards for example HHA or English Heritage are not valid for a pre-booked guided tour).

 

Self-guided:  Any Public Open Day.

 

Privilege Card

Valid for 1 year and includes all Castle Public Events (does not include theatre productions & Deer Park Events).

Adults                         £22.50

Seniors                      £20.50

Child (3-15yrs)          £15.50

Family (2+3)              £59.00

 

Please see our website for details on our Public Events Programme and to pre-book discounted tickets:  www.eastnorcastle.com

Directions

Two miles east of Ledbury on the A438 Tewksbury Road only ten minutes from junction 2 of M50.

Parking: free

Nearest station : 2 miles (3.2 kms) from Ledbury station


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