Beeston Castle and Woodland Park

  • Beeston Big Picture
  • Woodland Park to Explore
  • Beeston Castle
  • Beeston Castle
Be part of the big picture Explore the woodland and wildlife trails Views over eight counties Fun events | great for families
 
 

If you’re planning a family day out in Cheshire, then a visit to Beeston Castle in Tarporley fits the bill perfectly. This 'Castle of the Rock' is famous for its spectacular views, which take in no less than eight counties on a clear day. From its lookout point at the top of a mighty crag, you can see from the Pennines all the way to the Welsh mountains.

But that’s not the only reason why Beeston Castle is one of the best-loved visitor attractions in Cheshire. There are beautiful woodlands to explore around the castle, with wildlife trails for the children to follow, and even the chance to find the lost treasure of Richard II. 

Don't Miss

  • 40 acres of meandering trails through woodland park
  • 4000 years of history at the 'Castle of the Rock' exhibition
  • An abundance of natural wildlife to discover

Events At Beeston Castle and Woodland Park

  • Medieval St George's Day

    Sat 26 and Sun 27 Apr 2014

    Discover the legend of St George, patron saint of both England and soldiers, as his story is brought to life in the castle grounds.

  • Warriors at Beeston

    Sun 25 & Spring Bank Holiday Mon 26 May 2014

    Experience the sights, sounds and smells of life as a 13th Century warrior as the Garrison set up camp at Beeston. Meet the mighty armoured soldiers as they train for war with spear, shield and bow!

  • Treasure Island

    Thu 28 Aug 2014

    Robert Louis Stevenson's classic story is brought to theatrical life by Rain or Shine in this new adaptation by James Reynard.

Prices and opening times

directions

Chapel Lane, Beeston, Cheshire - CW6 9TX (Directions)

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