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Worcestershire & Herefordshire

Croft Castle and Parkland

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

Yarpole, near Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 9PW

Croft Castle on a winter morning. A prominent tree in the foreground is noticeably missing many leaves, creating a stark and wintry scene.

Important notice

On Monday 4 December, Croft Castle's entrance drive will be closed for essential tree safety work. Please access the property via the exit drive located around 1 mile west along the B4362 from the entrance drive, opposite Croft Lane.

Planning your visit

Family holding hands approach the gatehouse at Croft Castle, Herefordshire.

Winter hours at Croft Castle

From 6 November, Croft will be open Monday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm. For the castle, only guided pre-booked tours are available. Fully open on weekends. For detailed information, please check the 'Opening Times' tab at the top of this page.

Dog walking on the Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Visiting Croft Castle with your dog 

Croft Castle is a two pawprint rated place. You and your dog can explore 1,500 acres of parkland and beautiful gardens at Croft Castle.

Volunteer Room Guide and visitors at Croft Castle, Herefordshire

Group and school visits at Croft Castle 

With over a thousand years of history, a cosy walled garden and 1,500 acres of parkland, there’s so much to discover and learn on a group visit.

Visitors exploring the festive interiors in the Entrance Hall at Castle Ward, County Down


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