Beeston Castle Roundhouse

Chapel Lane, Beeston, Tarporley, Cheshire, CW6 9TX

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Tel: 01829 260464

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Beeston Castle and Bridge - English Heritage
  • Beeston Castle and Bridge - English Heritage
  • Glorious views from Beeston Castle - English Heritage

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About Us

Some 4,000 years after the original structure disappeared from view, more than 60 English Heritage volunteers have rolled up their sleeves to piece together archaeological evidence, gather authentic tools and school themselves in ancient construction methods to recreate the ancient thatched wattle-and-daub dwelling that stood here long before the familiar stones of the 13th-century castle.  Beeston has always been a historically significant site – from its glory days as a medieval fortress to its ultimate decline in the Civil War – as well as a place to enjoy its natural woodland setting and spectacular views. Now this new labour of love enables us to venture even further back in time to better appreciate the life and times of our distant ancestors.

Guide Prices

EH Members Free, Adult £8.80, Child £5.30, Concession £8.00, Family £22.90

Opening Times

Main Season (15 Apr 2020 - 30 Sept 2020)
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Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00
October (1 Oct 2020 - 3 Nov 2020)
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Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Winter (4 Nov 2020 - 22 Dec 2020)
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Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
December (26 Dec 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
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Easter (10 Apr 2021 - 14 Apr 2021)
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Directions

Road Directions

Eleven miles south east of Chester, on minor road, off A49.

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4 of 5 stars
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      187
    • Very Good
      205
    • Average
      79
    • Poor
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    Recent Reviews:

    • jontootill
      Preston, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Excellent
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 16th August 2020
      This was a great castle. It has lots of nooks and crannies for our young children to explore as well as trees to climb. The kids loved the bridge and the walls. The woodland walk was really nice in... Read full review
    • Khb72
      Sandbach, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Stunning views
      3 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 25th August 2020
      Managed to book last minute tickets We got there early so went for a coffee and sat outside Toilets were lovely and clean The view at the top was stunning however it’s missing information boards... Read full review
    • Suzanne555511
      Derby, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Breathtaking view
      5 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 2nd September 2020
      Wonderful view from the top. Lots of open space within the walls to picnic or just sit, although our granddaughter just ran from one bit of the castle to the next. Staff friendly. Car park very... Read full review

    Facilities

    Catering

    • On-Site café/restaurant

    Parking & Transport

    • On site parking - Parking charges apply to non-members. Parking free for members. Entrance is located 10 metres across road from the site. Approx 100 parking spaces (more on event days).

    Payment Methods

    • TIC Staff Admitted Free

    Provider Facilities

    • Dogs Accepted
    • Event Venue
    • Toilets

    Provider Features

    • In countryside
    • Marketing Cheshire Member
    • Outdoor Attraction
    • Village Location

    Target Markets

    • Family Fun
    • Marketed Towards Children
    • Marketed Towards Families

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Guided Tours Available for Groups

    Contact Us

    Tel: 01829 260464

    Tel: 01829 260464

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