Croft Castle and Parkland

1000 years of power, politics and pleasure in an intimate family home

Croft Castle and Parkland

Things to see and do

Nearly 1000 years of history just waiting to be explored

Family running through field, surrounded by daffodils at Croft Castle in Herefordshire

For the little ones 

Dress up in our 1916 Recruiting Office, play games in the castle, go wild in our natural and mini castle play areas and enjoy a family trail every day of the holidays.

Croft Castle and Parkland

What's on 

Upcoming events

Mrs Beeton's picnic trail

Sat 28 May 2016
See what treats you can discover hidden around Croft on our half-term family picnic trail around the grounds.

Meet the gardeners - English Wine Week

Tue 31 May 2016
Did you know Croft's walled garden contains the National Trust's only working vineyard? To celebrate this and English Wine Week, we're inviting visitors to come and 'meet the gardeners'.

World War Two weekend at Croft

Sat 04 Jun 2016
As part of Croft's twentieth century story we bring to life Croft during the Second World War.

Children of the home front

Sat 09 Jul 2016
Step back in time and join us for a weekend of wartime games and traditions at Croft.

Beatrix Potter trail

Sat 16 Jul 2016
See which Beatrix Potter characters you can find hiding around Croft on our family trail around the grounds.

Quantum Theatre present 'Once upon a time there were four little rabbits...'

Wed 10 Aug 2016
Join us for a lovely outdoor theatre adaptation of Beatrix Potter's classic tale, 'Peter Rabbit' in the grounds of Croft.
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Eating and shopping

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Croft Castle and Parkland

Our work

Woodchips in storage for use in the biomass woodfuel boiler at Sheringham Park, Norfolk

What we're busy doing 

​Learn about the various conservation and restoration projects we're working on to protect the estate.

Croft Castle and Parkland

Get involved

A visitor reading letters in the Saloon at Croft Castle and Parkland in Herefordshire

Become a volunteer 

Whatever your interest or skill there's plenty of diverse roles on offer.

Croft Castle and Parkland

Places to stay

Garden Cottage, Croft Castle, Herefordshire

Enjoy a break in one of our historic holiday cottages 

Whether you're planning a big celebration or just a romantic break for two, we've got picture perfect places for you to stay.