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Highclere Castle and Park, Highclere

Highclere Castle and Park, Highclere, Newbury, Hampshire RG20 9RN View on map

Early Victorian mansion rebuilt by Sir Charles Barry in 1842, surrounded by 'Capability' Brown parkland with numerous listed follies including Heavens Gate, an 18th century eye-catching hill-top landscape feature and The Temple, c1760, altered by Barry in mid 19th century, a regular classical circular structure. Family home of the 8th Earl and Countess of Carnarvon.


Opening Arrangements

Easter Saturday 26th March - Sunday 10th April Spring 1st, 2nd,and 3rd May plus 29th, 30th and 31st May Summer 10th July- 8th September (Sunday - Thursday) - Provisional These dates may be subject to change so visitors are recommended to contact the Castle Office before travelling.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £22.00
  • Child: £20.00
  • Other Charges: Concession £13.50 (Castle, exhibition and Gardens) Family £60.00


5 miles south of Newbury off A34. Rail: Newbury (5 miles).

Parking Spaces


Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: Yes
  • Assistance dogs: Yes