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.

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Guide Prices

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

Opening Times

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

Road Directions

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

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    Recent Reviews:

    • annat346
      Nantwich, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Dogs must be on leads in all areas
      3 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 15th November 2020
      Just a caution to dog owners the volunteers at this site are really enforcing the dogs on lead rule (our dog had of course been on lead at the castle but had been off lead on the woodland walk). The... Read full review
    • wagatron
      Crewe, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Cold but superb visit.
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 22nd November 2020
      It has been a while since we visited, but what a difference a few years has made. English Heritage has made big differences, the Round House was amazing, educational site for children and schools... Read full review
    • 149stuartc
      Rayleigh, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Lovely scenic castle
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 21st December 2020
      At the moment you have to pre book to visit. There is a car park opposite the entrance. The entrance has a ticket office, shop and toilets. A member of staff checked the booking and gave directions... 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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