Goodrich castle

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Superbly sited, high above the River Wye, Goodrich Castle is still largely intact and protected by wide and deep ditches cut into the rock. This magnificent red sandstone castle, with a 12th century keep standing three stories high and extensive remains from the 13th and 14th centuries, looks across the beautiful Wye Valley to Symonds Yat. Once inside, a free audio tour recounts the infamous 'siege of Goodrich castle'

Open 24 March - 31 October: daily 10.00 am - 5.00 pm (6.00 pm June-August)
1 November - 28 February: Thursday-Monday at 10.00 am - 4.00 pm. 1st - 31st March 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Closed 24-26 December and 1 January

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Guide Prices

Adult: £5.80
Child (5 - 15 years): £3.50
Family: £15.10
Concession: £5.20
Group Ticket - 11 or more 15% dis.
Special Ticket - English Heritage Members Free £0.00



  • On-site catering
  • On-site light refreshments


  • Children welcome


  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Site Features

  • English Heritage Property
  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

5 miles south of Ross-on-Wye off the A40

Follow tourist signs

O.S.162 - 579 199

Goodrich Castle


Goodrich, Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire, HR9 6HY
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Tel01600 890538


  • Other AwardsEnglish Heritage English Heritage 2016

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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