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Berkeley Castle Garden

A romantic 12th century castle overlooking the watermeadows of the Doverte Brook. The battlements are used as terraced gardens. It has a park, an Elizabethan bowling lawn, a lily pond and extensive planting, notably of climbers.
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History

Romantic 12th century castle built by the Berkeley family and still lived in by them today, overlooking the water meadows. Surounding the Castle are Elizabethan terraced gardens planted for scent and colour. Nearby is the medieval Deer Park. Also in the gardens, Elizabeth I's bowling lawn, a lily pond and extensive planting, notably of climbers.

Plants of note

Roses

Bekeley, Gloucestershire, England, GL13 9BQ

Every Sunday from Easter to end of October, all Bank Holiday Weekends. Open 7 days a week July & August: 11am to 5.30pm, last entry 4.30pm.

Adult £7.50 (Global ticket includes Castle, Butterfly House & Gardens), Gardens only £4.00

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