English Heritage: Berkhamsted Castle

English Heritage: Berkhamsted Castle
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 1HD
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One of the country's most impressive motte and bailey castles, Berkhamsted was originally built during the Norman Conquest but fell into ruin during the 16th century. It was further damaged in 1834 when the works for the London and Birmingham Railway demolished the gatehouse. You can still see the walls, ditches and earthworks.

The site is served by two bus routes: Arriva The Shires 354 and Little Jim's 532. Berkhamsted station is directly adjacent.

Events at this venue

The Pirates Of Penzance

Oliver Gray directs Gilbert & Sullivan's ever-popular comic opera, a satirical masterpiece which includes memorable songs such as To Be A Pirate King, Modern Major General and A Policeman's Lot Is Not A Happy One.

Sat 18 Aug

£20 (Children £10; £60) / 0370 333 1181

  • 19:00

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