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Eastnor Castle

Victorian castle known for its exquisite library.

Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1RL

Eastnor Castle
Free for members
Facilities
  • Cafe / restaurant
  • Facilities for children
  • Free parking
  • Mostly wheelchair accessible
  • Parkland / open spaces
  • Pet friendly
  • Picnic area
Accessibility
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
  • Access statement available
  • Guide dogs welcome
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Located in the peaceful surroundings of the Herefordshire countryside and sitting at the foot of the beautiful and historic Malvern Hills, Eastnor Castle sits in 100 acres of grounds and is surrounded by a 5,000 acre estate.

See the magnificent State rooms as you are immersed in the fascinating world of Eastnor and its family.

Eastnor Castle fulfils other roles as an exclusive-use wedding venue, corporate team building venue, and private party venue, as well as a venue for product launches and location filming.

In the grounds you will find an arboretum containing the finest collection of Cedars in Britain with tree trails and rope swings. There are several play areas and an established yew maze which was planted in 1994.

Opening Times

2023

Friday 7th to Monday 10th April: 
Easter Treasure Hunt*

Tuesday 11th to Thursday 13th April:
Open every day

Sunday 30th April to Monday 1st May:
Eastnor ChilliFest*

Sunday 28th to Monday 29th May:
Eastnor Steam & Vintage*

Tuesday 30th May to Thursday 1st June:
Open every day

Sunday 4th June to Tuesday 18th July:
Open Sunday to Tuesday

Sunday 23rd July to Thursday 31st August:
Open Sunday to Thursday

Sunday 3rd to Tuesday 26th September:
Open Sunday to Tuesday

*Castle & Grounds tickets only. No Grounds Only tickets available on these dates.

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

See their website to double check their opening times

Admission

Historic Houses members visit for free, not valid during Chilli Festival.

Members should follow the link to ‘book your tickets’ from our website and choose the event they would like to attend. Scroll down the ticket option page to find ‘Historic Houses Member – Adult’ and ‘Historic Houses Member – child’. Add required tickets to the basket and follow the check-out process. During the checkout process, HH members will be asked to input their HH card number(s) which will then be checked on arrival at Eastnor.

Please change our admission prices to:
Adult: £8.50 (Grounds), £12.50: (Castle & Grounds)
Children’s prices to remain the same.

Group Visits

Group tours, school groups and coach tours are most welcome at Eastnor Castle.

See the magnificent State rooms and luxurious bedrooms as you are immersed in the fascinating world of Eastnor and its family. You will enjoy the stunning Drawing Room, decorated to the designs of AW Pugin, the fascinating Long Library and imagine relaxing over billiards in the Little Library. Your tour will take you around a selection of Eastnor’s luxurious and award winning bedrooms.

Eastnor Castle offers pre-booked tours of the castle with their experienced guides.

Educational Visits

We very much welcome schools to Eastnor Castle and are committed to providing visiting schools and educational groups with an engaging learning experience, allowing visiting children to explore the castle and grounds in a relaxed and exciting way.

We have recently been awarded a Learning Outside the Classroom Quality Badge.

All tours of Eastnor Castle are tailored entirely to the visiting groups requirements, allowing group leaders to build into a tour subjects and themes which complement their classroom study.

Find out more about our offer.

Contact Charlotte our Group Administrator on 01531 633160 or email enquiries@eastnorcastle.com.

Accessibility
  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilets
  • Access statement available
  • Guide dogs welcome
Visit the house's website
for the latest information.

Getting here

Ledbury, Herefordshire, HR8 1RL

The main visitor entrance is at ///troll.dare.takers What does this mean?

Eastnor Castle has easy access to junction 2 of the M50 and nearby M5 junction 8. There is a mainline train station, Ledbury, just 3 miles away.

A taxi will need to be pre booked to take you from the station to the castle.

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Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire, UK

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