Location: In Berkhamsted, adjacent to Visito
back entrance to railway station

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Opening Hours:

10.00am-4.00pm (winter)
10.00am-6.00pm (summer)
Contact: 01442 871737 (Mr Stevens, key keeper)

How much does it cost? Free

How to get here…

Train: Berkhamsted station is on the London Midland line from Birmingham to Euston. The station is adjacent to the castle site. More information

Road: Take the A4251 into Berkhamsted, then follow signs to the station (from the traffic lights in the centre of town, take the Lower Kings Road, over the canal bridge and the station can be found on the left. Drive left under the railway bridge just after the station and the castle is on the right).

Bus: Arriva operates frequent services between Watford and Aylesbury (No 500) or between Hemel and Northchurch (No 32), stopping in the High Street. More information


Access for disabled is reasonable, though there are some steep slopes on site.

Parking: Some spaces adjacent to the site, or town car parks are within walking distance

Shop: None

Toilets: None (closest facilities are at station)

Picnics: Yes, but limited shelter


Castle booklet @ £2 (also a French version @ £2)

Castle booklet @ £2
(French version also @ £2)


We now sell 4 different postcards of old photos and prints of the Castle  from the Society’s Collection @ 30p each or £1 for the set

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