Eastnor is a dramatic fairytale castle situated in a 5000 acre estate in the Malvern Hills within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The castle is surrounded by a lake, deer park and arboretum, with magnificent views of the rolling Herefordshire countryside. Despite its spectacular rural location, Eastnor Castle is only ten minutes from the national motorway network and only two and a half hours by car from central London.
Non-guided: Any Public Open Day.
Designed in 1812 by Smirke for Lord Somers this family home contains a Gothic Drawing Room designed by Pugin, and unrivalled collection of armour, lavish interiors fine art and tapestries.
This property offers free access to HHA Friends and Members during normal opening hours - please check opening times.
Visitor Opening Times
2013: Easter Weekend: March 29, 30, 31 and Bank Holiday Monday 1 April; May Bank Holidays: Monday 6 & Sunday 26 & Monday 27; 2 June - 29 September; Every Sunday from 2 June - 29 September. Sunday – Thursday 21 Jul–22 August. August Bank Holiday: Sunday 25 & Monday 26 August. 11am - 4.30pm (last admission to the castle 4.00pm, grounds open until 5pm).
Guided Tours: Must be pre-booked on Mondays & Tuesdays throughout the year subject to availability
Opening Times: 11.00am – 4.30pm (last admission 4.00pm)
Please contact the property for up to date opening times
School groups at a cost of £6.00 per child that includes a guided tour which will be tailored to their needs.
Groups and special visits
The princely and imposing pile as it was described in 1812 when it was being built to pitch the owner into the aristocracy, remains the house of his descendants. The castle contains letters, diaries clothes and furnishings belonging to friends and relations who include: Horace Walpole, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Tennyson, Watts, Julia Margaret Cameron & Virginia Woolf. Famous Arboretum & Lakeside Walk, Maze, Tearoom & Gift Shop. We offer guided tours on limited days outside normal public opening. If you are interested in visiting this property please telephone or email us for details.
Tailor Made Facilities
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Eastnor Castle is the perfect fairytale castle for the most memorable day of your life. You will find tranquillity, splendour and complete exclusivity, and whatever you are planning we will ensure that we exceed your expectations.
Please contact our wedding co-ordinator, Becky Williams on 01531 633160 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
A prestigious and impressive venue for off-site business meetings and conferences. The rooms can be adapted to suit a number of uses, including presentations, product launches, seminars or boardroom meetings. Our experienced team will organise every aspect of your day or evening and you can be assured of high standards, comfort, impeccable service in a relaxed and warm atmosphere.
Accommodation Type: Other
The castle is an exclusive hire venue for weddings, private parties and corporate events with 12 beautiful bedrooms.