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 

Upcoming events

Swallows and Amazons trail

Mon 22 Jul 2019
Join us for a summertime adventure around Croft as we recreate the much-loved story of 'Swallows and Amazons' by Arthur Ransome.

Visiteering: Conservation in the castle

Fri 26 Jul 2019
Why not come and volunteer as part of your visit to Croft? Have a go at cleaning items from the collection in the castle, find out what our house team get up to behind the scenes and participate in our vital conservation work.

Second World War Horses and Heroes

Sat 27 Jul 2019
Discover more about the role of horses leading up to and during the Second World War. See displays of military drill riding and skills with two horses on the front meadow.

Immersion Theatre present 'Alice in Wonderland'

Mon 05 Aug 2019
Join us for a family-friendly outdoor theatre performance of 'Alice in Wonderland' by Immersion Theatre.

Make a wild crown

Thu 15 Aug 2019
Make your very own wild crown to take home with you, made out of materials and flowers from the gardens. You can even wear it as you defeat the pirates on the Swallows and Amazons trail around the gardens.

Bushcraft survival weekend

Sat 31 Aug 2019
Learn some outdoor survival skills, including bushcraft, den building, pesto making, fire lighting and how to camouflage yourself in the wild.
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Our work

The old pump house in Fishpool Valley at Croft Castle in Herefordshire

Our work in Fishpool Valley

Discover how we're reviving this forgotten landscape.

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Eating and shopping

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A white-clawed crayfish in Fishpool Valley 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

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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