Goodrich Castle (English Heritage)

Goodrich Castle (English Heritage)
Ross on Wye
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Standing in open countryside above the River Wye, Goodrich is one of the finest and best-preserved of all English medieval fortresses. Discover the castle's fascinating history, climb the battlements for breathtaking views, see the famous 'Roaring Meg', and enjoy an action-packed day out for all ages.

Hungry explorers can take a break in the tearoom and enjoy locally-sourced food and drink - with homemade soup, a ploughman's lunch, delicious cream teas, and cakes.

Advance booking is recommended. For more information, please visit the Goodrich Castle website.

Entry Cost

Free for all English Heritage Members. For full pricing details for non-members, visit the Goodrich Castle website.


Please see the Goodrich Castle website for the latest opening information. All visits must be booked in advance on our website.
  • Welcomes

    • Accepts groups
    • Children welcome
    • Coach parties
    • Dogs welcome
  • Facilities

    • Baby changing
    • On-site cafe/restaurant
    • Picnics welcome
    • Gift shop
  • Accessibility

    • Disabled facilities
  • Special Features

    • Rural location
    • Historical Interest
Goodrich Castle (English Heritage)

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Directions & Parking

Map pin Castle Lane
Ross on Wye
5 miles south of Ross-on-Wye off A40, postcode HR9 6HY. Parking free for English Heritage members.

Goodrich Castle (English Heritage) Recommends

Kids love exploring the winding stone staircases and spooky dungeon. Pick up a free family game from the entrance and immerse yourself in a fun tour of the castle! Plus, there are action-packed events through the year, making it all too easy to imagine life here centuries ago.