Goodrich Castle (English Heritage)

Goodrich Castle (English Heritage)

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 essential. For more information, please visit the Goodrich Castle website.

Entry Cost

Free for English Heritage members/
Adults £9, Children £5.40, Family ticket £23.40


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

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

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

    • Disabled facilities
  • Special Features

    • Historical Interest
    • Rural location
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.

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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.