Beeston Castle Roundhouse

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

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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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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.

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Guide Prices

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

Opening Times

October (1 Oct 2022 - 3 Nov 2022)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Winter (4 Nov 2022 - 22 Dec 2022)
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Saturday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00
December (26 Dec 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
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Easter (10 Apr 2023 - 14 Apr 2023)
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Main Season (15 Apr 2023 - 30 Sept 2023)
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Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00

Directions

Road Directions

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

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    Recent Reviews:

    • 923Dan
      Swindon, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Stunning castle & views - shame about the Parking Monopoly
      3 of 5 stars
      Wednesday, 14th September 2022
      Stunning Beeston Castle & views across Cheshire! Always wanted to visit, and finally managed it. Major issue is the Parking Monopoly across from the entrance - no where else to park nearby, and the... Read full review
    • boldadventuresuk
      Frodsham, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Worth a visit, but quite expensive for what it is.
      3 of 5 stars
      Friday, 16th September 2022
      Nice place to visit with fantastic views across the Cheshire countryside, was quite expensive for what it was. The cafe was very basic & we didn't like the fact that groups were playing loud music in... Read full review
    • charliemiddleton
      Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Legendary Joust at Beeston Castle
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 18th September 2022
      What a great day out. From start to finish there were plenty of acts on doing different shows to entertain young and old alike. Also it was nice that it was spread out around the castle so everyone... 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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