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

Main Season (15 Apr 2022 - 30 Sept 2022)
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Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00
October (1 Oct 2022 - 3 Nov 2022)
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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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Directions

Road Directions

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

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Recent Reviews:

  • mikeofthunder
    Prestwich, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great!
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 15th April 2022
    Great day out. The castle grounds are a good size, but not huge. Took us around two and half hours to look at absolutely everything. There's a trail around the castle. The castle itself is... Read full review
  • R111SQdianeg
    Great views
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th April 2022
    Undoubtedly the views are fantastic once you’ve climbed up to the top, quite steep in places and is hard going if you’re not physically able, or have small children. Interesting walk up and... Read full review
  • AmpenSpekersohn
    Norwich, United Kingdom
    Scandalously expensive
    1 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 14th June 2022
    Ridiculously expensive. £23 for two adults to climb a hill and look at a ruin. Ripoff Britain is alive and well. AVOID. Go for a walk along the numerous footpaths instead. 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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