Group visits to Goodrich Castle

Standing on a rocky crag, above the beautifully wooded Wye Valley, Goodrich Castle is one of the finest and best-preserved ruins of an English medieval castle. Step into its Civil War history, climb the Norman keep, enjoy the views and leave time for a cream tea in the café.

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Group Discount

We offer a 15% discount (10% for Stonehenge) for groups of 11 or more paying visitors when payment is made in a single transaction.
Per group you also receive:

  • free entry for one tour leader
  • free entry for one coach driver

The tour leader, coach driver and any English Heritage members do not count towards the group totals.

Booking information

Trade admission prices and opening times:

Please refer to our Trade Admission Prices & Site Opening Times brochure for pricing and opening times information at our top sites for groups. 

Making a booking:

Contact information for making your group booking can be found in the Visit & Contact Information section below.

Please include the property name and date of visit in the subject line of your email along with the following information:

  • Group name
  • Name of property
  • Tour reference/booking reference (if applicable)
  • Date and time of arrival
  • Number of visitors

Payment method:

Payment can be made on arrival by: cash, credit/debit card, cheque (made payable to The English Heritage Trust), Agency Voucher Scheme (AVS).

Visit & Contact information

  • Coach parking: No parking for coaches on site, please use the car park 300 metres from the castle to drop-off only.
  • Catering: 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.
  • Audio tour: Audio guides are subject to availability.
  • Exhibition: 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.
  • Access: Disabled access is limited (no ramps). Please call for details or ask at the visitor centre on arrival.
  • Average length of visit: 1 hour.

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

Email: goodrich.castle@english-heritage.org.uk

Telephone: Goodrich Castle: 01600 890538

Guided tours

Make your group visit extra special by adding a guided tour.

Guided tours must be booked in advance and are always subject to availability.

Tour of Goodrich Castle

This tour will present a personalised view of Goodrich Castle as experienced by a passionate fan of the property. Hear about the history and development of the site through times including a basic presentation of the architecture as well as the conservation work, which English Heritage has undertaken over the years.

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Minimum-maximum pax: 11 - 30 pax.
  • Advance booking required: Yes, a minimum of 30 days notice is required
  • Price: Price available on enquiry.

Group Travel Support

Further support and useful resources available to group travel organisers can be found on our dedicated Group Visits webpages.

For educational groups, please visit our School Visits webpages.

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