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

Thousands of years in the making

An artist's view of the restored landscape in Fishpool Valley at Croft Castle in Herefordshire

Help us restore Fishpool Valley

As a conservation charity, we rely on your support. Donate online towards the Fishpool Valley project and do your bit to help us revive this lost Picturesque landscape.

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What's on 

What's on at Croft

Upcoming events

The Secret Garden trail

Mon 28 May 2018
10:00-16:00
'The Secret Garden' was written by Frances Hodgson Burnett and was first published in 1911. See if you can spot the clues and unravel the mystery that will lead you to the Secret Garden at Croft.

Blooming bluebells

Mon 28 May 2018
10:00-17:00
Discover blankets of our native British bluebells in the wood pasture and along the carriage-rides in Fishpool Valley.

Women and Power tours

Wed 30 May 2018
12:00-12:30
To celebrate 100 years since the Representation of the People Act, we're redressing the balance at Croft and sharing the stories of some of the castle's key women.

Picturesque Tours of Fishpool Valley

Wed 30 May 2018
14:00-15:00
Follow in the footsteps of Thomas Johnes II on a Picturesque tour through Fishpool Valley. Learn about the history of the landscape, as well as some of the mysteries which surround it.

1918 Home Front weekend

Sat 02 Jun 2018
10:00-17:00
Discover what life was like on the Home Front during the final year of the First World War.

Croft's signature cloth

Sat 09 Jun 2018
11:00-16:00
Join us as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act. Sign your name on a piece of fabric and contribute to our signature cloth, which will eventually adorn the dining room table in the castle.
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Our work

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Eating and shopping

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History

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Wildlife

Fallow deer running at Croft Castle in Herefordshire

Wildlife at Croft 

Learn about some of the wildlife you can spot in Croft's 1500 acre parkland.

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Get involved

Two volunteers welcoming visitors into the castle at Croft Castle in Herefordshire

Become a volunteer 

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

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Places to stay

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Croft Castle and Parkland on the National Trust Collections website