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  • Historic Houses Association Member
  • Worcestershire Hidden Gems

Castle

HISTORIC HOUSES ASSOCIATION WORCS HIDDEN GEMS

Drawing Room

Drawing Room

Address

Eastnor,
Ledbury,
Herefordshire,
HR8 1RL

Details

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.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEnglish Heritage PropertyFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

Opening details

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

Easter Weekend: Fri 25th to Mon 28th March

May Bank Holiday Weekends: Sun 1st, Mon 2nd, Sun 29th & Mon 30th May

Every Sunday from 5th June to 17th July

Sunday to Thursday from 24th July to 25th August

August Bank Holiday Weekend: Sun 28th & Mon 29th August

Opening Times: 11.00am – 5.30pm (last admission 4.00pm)

Prices

Admission

Castle and Grounds:

Adult £10.50
Child (3-15yrs) £7.00
Family (2+3) £28.00

Grounds Only

Adult £7.00
Child (3-15yrs) £5.00
Family (2+3) £19.00

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

Guided £11.50 £11.00
Self-guided £9.50 £9.00
Schools £7.50

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 Visitor Open Day.

Privilege Card

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

Adults £25.00
Child (3-15yrs) £16.00
Family (2+3) £62.00

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

Location

Directions

See location of Eastnor Castle on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SO 733369  Lat: 52.02985 Long: -2.39043

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

Parking: free

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed