Eastnor Castle

In a nutshell

Enjoy a day out at this Herefordshire castle with parkland and adventure playground. Holiday cottages and a campsite are available for longer visits.


Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1RL

Contact details

Tel: 01531 633160

Activity type

Active and Sport, Animals, Gardens and Open Spaces, Historical Sites, Indoor Activities, Museums and Art Centres, Outdoor Activities

Suitable for

Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s

Price guide


(based on family of 4 for Castle & Grounds)

Eastnor Castle details...

For a fun day out with the kids in Herefordshire, choose Eastnor Castle. Located within the Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, this magnificent 200-year-old castle is surrounded by 5,000 acres of parkland. Families of all ages will find lots of things to do and see.

Visit the house to discover state rooms including the Great Hall, Gothic Drawing Room and State Dining Room. Admire impressive interiors, fine art including paintings, silver, miniatures and furniture, and medieval armour – likely to be a highlight for children. Well behaved four-legged family members are welcome to accompany their families inside!

Outside are beautiful grounds including an arboretum and a choice of spectacular trails, walks and views to enjoy. Families will discover a range of attractions offering endless entertainment for kids.

Young visitors can try out the adventure playground, the Burma Bridge Walk Way or the mini zip wire, get lost in the Knight’s Maze, tackle the Junior Assault Course, test drive Land Rover Little Off Roaders and more.

The park offers lots of scope for perennial favourites such as hill rolling, stick collecting and tree climbing as well. Check the special events programme to find out what’s on when you visit; all events held in the castle and grounds are included in the admission charge.

Look out for favourites such as the hugely popular Easter Treasure Hunt, Vintage Eastnor family fun day, Knights’ School for would-be knights, children’s outdoor theatre, circus skills, Teddy Bears’ Picnic, Dinosaur Show, Family Autumn Antics with apple pressing, bush craft and leaf art, Mad Science and more.

Eastnor Castle’s holiday cottages and campsite are ideal for family holidays and short breaks.

Grounds Only admission tickets are available on certain dates.

Please see Eastnor Castle’s website to find out more.

Eastnor Castle Events

Family Fun at Eastnor Castle

Open 28th May 2022 - 17th July 2022

Animal encounters, family fun days, climbing wall and more! There's lots going on for kids and families at Eastnor Castle in Herefordshire this summer.

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