Facilities at Goodrich Castle

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    Visitors will find a large car park located close to the visitor centre (400 metres from the castle), which is accessed by some steps. To avoid slopes and steps, please park close to the refreshment area. The path to the castle can be muddy in places. A car parking charge of £1 applies.

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    Food and Drink

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    Goodrich's delightful tearoom serves a fine selection of light refreshments made from locally-sourced Herefordshire ingredients. Items on the menu include homemade soup, scones, ploughman's lunch, cream teas and cakes. A kid's lunch, which includes a roll, drink, cookie and fruit, is available in the tearoom.

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    Picnic Area

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    Visitors are welcome to enjoy a picnic within the castle grounds and dry moat (please ensure you take your litter with you). Please note that the seating outside the tearoom is reserved for those that purchase from the tearoom.

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    Shop

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    The gift shop is located within the visitor centre which is easily accessible to all. This sells a wide range of English Heritage souvenirs and gifts, including children's toys, weapons, drinks and jams, as well as castle, medieval and countryside themed products.

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    Toilets

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    Male/female and disabled toilets, including baby changing facilities, are available on site.

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    Dogs

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    Dogs on leads are welcome, except inside the tearoom.

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    Exhibition

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    The visitor centre features an interesting display of information charting the history of the castle, and some Civil War artefacts from its siege in 1646. A "Roaring Meg" cannon is  located in the courtyard.

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    Gardens

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    The castle is surrounded by woodland and fields. There are also grassed areas in and around the castle. Wildlife on the site include bats and pheasants.

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    Audio Tours

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    English language audio tours are available, and are included in the price of entry ticket. The free audio tour includes the story of the famous Civil War siege as well as other interesting information about the castle. No booking necessary.

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    Family Friendly

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    Baby Changing Facilities

    Male/female and disabled toilets, including baby changing facilities, are available on site.

    Bottle/Food Warming

    Yes

    Child Sized Portions

    Yes

    Highchairs

    Yes, we have one available.

    Play Areas / Adventure Playground

    Although there is no playground, there is plenty of room to run and play in our large open areas, however ball games and kites are not permitted.

    Pushchairs Allowed

    Yes

    Sling Loan

    Yes

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    Family Learning

    Children's trails are sometimes provided during the school holidays, please check our event pages for further information.

    Interpretation for Children

    A 'Step Into Goodrich' leaflet is available for children.

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    Commercial Photography and Filming

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    English Heritage welcomes all photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures with us on Flickr and Facebook.

    We do have some restrictions at certain locations, so if photography is your main reason for visiting, please call the site ahead of your visit to check if any parts of the site are restricted.

    We are keen to promote the use of our sites to location managers. If you are interested please go to (Filming Locations) for more information and contacts.

    English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

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Castle Lane, Goodrich, Ross on Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 6HY
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