Beeston Castle and Woodland Park Facilities

  • Parking


    Parking charges apply to non-members. Parking free for members. Entrance is located 10 metres across road from the site. Approx 100 parking spaces (more on event days).

  • Food And Drink

    Hot and cold drinks. Snacks and ice-creams. Bacon sandwiches.
  • Picnic Area

    You are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy in the 40 acres of woodland park that surround the castle. There are picnic benches and grassed areas, including the Castle Green, to sit on.
  • Shop

    Shop selling a range of English Heritage gifts and souvenirs.
  • Toilets

    Male and female toilets with baby changing facilities.
  • Dogs


    Dogs on lead allowed. Assistance dogs welcome.

  • Museum

    Museum tells the history of the site dating back 4,000 years from the Neolithic period to the Civil War. Complete with artefacts.
  • Gardens

    Beeston Park is surrounded by 40 acres of beautiful woodland park, with pathways and resting areas dotted around the wildlife-thronged woods.
  • Family Friendly


    Baby Changing Facilities

    Male and female toilets with baby changing facilities.

    Play Areas / Adventure Playground

    Although there is no designated adventure playground, there is plenty of space for children to run and play.
  • Education


    Family Learning

    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.

  • Please Be Aware


    Steep cliffs feature on this site. There are large areas of uneven surfaces and rabbit holes. 

  • Commercial Photograph And Filming


    English Heritage welcomes amateur photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures of your visit with us on social media.

    If you are looking to use one of our sites for commercial, corporate or professional photography or as a filming location, please contact our filming team as soon as possible to check availability and acquire the relevant permissions and paperwork.

    Due to the delicate nature of our sites, 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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Beeston Castle and Woodland Park

Chapel Lane, Beeston, Cheshire, CW6 9TX
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