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Plan Your Visit to Eastnor Castle

Visit Eastnor Castle for
an interesting and fun-filled
family day out!

Eastnor Castle is an award-winning tourist attraction nestled in the Malvern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and set in parkland, just a few miles from the medieval market town of Ledbury in Herefordshire.

Open on selected days from Easter until the end of September, there is plenty to entertain and amuse visitors of all ages, and dogs are most welcome.

This historic house is full of medieval armour and fine art and in the beautiful grounds, visitors will find an arboretum and a lake with many spectacular walks, trails and views.

Children of all ages will have endless fun in the Adventure Playground, Knight’s Maze, Junior Obstacle Course and many more attractions. Tree climbing, hill rolling, leaf kicking and stick collecting is also actively encouraged as children connect with the great outdoors.

The Castle Tea Room offers hot and cold food, drinks and snacks, and there are also picnic benches aplenty on the Valley Lawn for visitors bringing a picnic.

A varied and exciting events programme runs from Easter until September with a special event being held on most days that the castle is open for visitors; please see the What’s On page for more details. All events held in the Castle and Grounds are included in your admission price except for Theatre Performances.

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Times & Admission

Grounds Only Castle & Grounds Grounds Only Castle & Grounds
ADULT (16+ years) £8.50 £12.50 £9.00 £13.00
CHILD (3-15 years) £5.50 £7.50 £6.00 £8.00
FAMILY (2 Adults & up to 3 Children) £23.00 £33.00 £24.00 £34.00
Grounds Only Castle & Grounds
ADULT (16+ years) £8.50 £12.50
CHILD (3-15 years) £5.50 £7.50
FAMILY (2 Adults & up to 3 Children) £23.00 £33.00
Grounds Only Castle & Grounds
ADULT (16+ years) £9.00 £13.00
CHILD (3-15 years) £6.00 £8.00
FAMILY (2 Adults & up to 3 Children) £24.00 £34.00

‘Castle & Grounds’ tickets only will apply for Easter Treasure Hunt, Eastnor ChilliFest & Eastnor Steam & Vintage. (‘Grounds Only’ admission tickets will not be available on those days).
Special offers and promotions only apply to day tickets and excludes Privilege Cards.

Online Tickets:
Discounted online tickets are available up until 2.30pm on the day of your visit
(excluding Chilli Festival when online tickets are available until 10am on the day of your visit).

Membership Discounts (not available for online tickets):
HHA: Free to Members (Not valid for Easter & ChilliFest)
English Heritage: 50% Discount (Not valid for Easter & ChilliFest)

Very welcome!

Please use the calendar below to check our open dates:

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October/November Opening:


Open daily from Sunday 25th October until Sunday 1st November for our Eastnor Halloween Trail. Please refer to this page for event information and disregard all other website information relating to opening times and prices.


Grounds (Visitor Entrance, Arboretum & Playgrounds) 10:30 - 17:30
Junior Obstacle Course 10.30 - 17.00
Castle (last admission 16:00) 11:30 - 16:30
Castle Tea Room 11:00 - 17:30
Ice Cream Parlour 11:30 - 16:30



Privilege Card

An Eastnor Castle Privilege Card allows you FREE entry into the castle on every visitor open day for 12 months.
It also allows you a 10% discount on tea room and ice cream purchases.

The Privilege Card is valid for twelve months and includes:

  • Admission to the Castle & Grounds on all Visitor Open Days (excluding theatre performances and Deer Park events)
  • VIP parking
  • 10% discount on all purchases in the Castle Tea Room and Ice Cream Parlour
  • 10% discount on theatre performances

2020 Update:

For any new Privilege Card purchases, a temporary Privilege Card confirmation letter will be sent out to you within 7 working days which we ask you to bring with you when you visit for the remainder of 2020. New cards will be issued for our 2021 season.

Upgrade your day ticket:
If you’d like to upgrade your day ticket to a Privilege Card, simply forward your ticket confirmation email to enquries@eastnorcastle.com stating which card(s) you’d like to purchase and we’ll then get in touch with you by email to arrange the upgrade. If you purchased tickets on the gate, please email proof of purchase (eg a photo of your admission ticket).
You may only request to upgrade your ticket within 2 days of your visit and upgrades are only available on like-for-like purchases (for example, a Family ticket can only be upgraded to a Family Privilege Card).

Buy Privilege Card
2020 Adult (16 years & over) £29
2020 Child (3-15 years) £17
2020 Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) £75

How to get here


Eastnor Castle, Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1RL

Journey Times to Eastnor

Central London 2 1/2 hours, Manchester 2 hours, Birmingham 1 hour, Bristol 1 hour, Cardiff 1 hour. For Visitors using Sat Nav leaving the M50 at junction 2, follow the brown tourist signs to Eastnor Castle. Please ignore your Sat Nav as a number of providers are currently directing you the wrong way.

By Train

Nearest train stations direct to Paddington

Ledbury 2 miles 2.45hrs
Great Malvern 8 miles 2.30hrs
Gloucester 19 miles 1.50hrs

By Road

Eastnor lies between the Cotswolds and the Welsh Marches. The Castle is 2½ miles east of Ledbury on the A438 Tewkesbury road.

Directions from London

Take M4 West. Exit M4 at junction 15 (Swindon). Follow A419/A417 to Cirencester and Gloucester (Dual Carriageway). Before Gloucester exit A417 onto M5 North (towards Birmingham) at junction 11A and continue as if from North or South.

Directions from North or South

Exit M5 at junction 8 onto M50.  Exit M50 at junction 2 Follow A417 to Ledbury. Follow the Brown Tourist signs (Eastnor Castle) via bypass and through Ledbury Town Centre onto A449 (signed Worcester and Malvern). After 1 mile turn right again onto A438 (signed Tewkesbury and Eastnor). Entrance to Castle is after 1 mile on right hand side.

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don’t leave your dog at home

Dogs Welcome

Eastnor Castle is very proud to be a Dogs Welcome tourist attraction and one of the few stately homes where dogs are welcome into its grounds and house.

If they are on a lead, your dog is welcome to wander with you when you visit, and every owner is offered dog waste bags on arrival. There is also a dedicated ‘Dogs-Off-Leads Area’ where dogs are free to run amongst the trees!

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Stay at Eastnor

Combine your visit with a stay on the Eastnor Estate

There are 4 properties on the Eastnor Estate which are finished and equipped to a high standard, and rated 4* by Visit England.

Golden Gates Lodge – sleeps 4
Peacock Villa – sleeps 6
The Stables Apartment – sleeps 6*
Hillend House – sleeps 18

* The Stables Apartment is within the grounds of Eastnor Castle and is available for booking on a single night basis.

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“A brilliant family day out – so much to do and explore – we had a fantastic day”


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