Slimbridge Wetland Centre and Berkeley Castle Group Offer

Tel: +44 (0)1453 512991

Slimbridge Wetland Centre and Berkeley Castle Group Offer


***Please note: Visit Bristol are in the process of updating our pages with the most up to date information, as and when businesses reopen. Please see individual websites and social media for the most up to date information before you plan a visit.***

Based on a minimum of 20 visitors, your group can experience amazing wildlife up-close at Slimbridge Wetland Centre before visiting the historical fortress of Berkeley Castle.

Slimbridge Wetland Centre

10.30am - Coffee/tea and biscuits at the Swan Cafe

11am - Explore over 100 acres of beautiful wetland landscape. Feed the ducks, watch the otters play and take in amazing views of the Severn estuary. Discover all 6 species of flamingo, spot waders from one of the hides, or browse the gallery and gift shop.

1pm - Depart for Berkeley Castle, approximately 10 minutes away

Berkeley Castle
GL13 9PJ

1.15pm - Arrive at Berkeley Castle for a light lunch in the Yurt Tea Room

2.15pm - Go on a guided tour of the castle*, soak up over 900 years of history from medieval fortress to family home. Don’t miss the terraced gardens, Tropical Butterfly House (May-Oct) and views over the River Severn to the Forest of Dean before departing

​​​​4.30pm - Depart

*Guided tour available Mon – Weds (April-Oct). Groups are required to use own transport between attractions. Please contact us for smaller group rates.

Please note, this joint ticket is for groups only

Facilities and accessibility
Both sites offer free coach parking, toilets, including disabled, café and gift shop. Slimbridge Wetland Centre is a level site with flat paths and the majority is wheelchair accessible. Mobility scooters are also available to hire, please inquire in advance. Due to its historic nature, unfortunately Berkeley Castle has only limited disabled access, with uneven paths and steps. Assistance dogs are welcome at both sites.

£35.00 pp
Includes admission to Slimbridge Wetland Centre, morning refreshments, private tour of Berkeley Castle and pre-booked afternoon lunch, based on a minimum of 20 visitors.

To discuss your visit, please contact Helen Berryman
Tel: +44 (0)1453 512991
Email: helen.berryman@berkeley

Opening Times
Slimbridge Wetland Centre

Open 7 days a week, 364 days a year!
Winter (Nov-March) 9.30am-5pm
Summer (April-Oct) 9.30am-5.30pm

Berkeley Castle
Castle Open (29 Feb 2020 - 28 Oct 2020) Sun-Wed 10.30am-5pm
Butterfly House Open (1 May 2020 - 28 Oct 2020)

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Opening Times

Castle Open (29 Feb 2020 - 28 Oct 2020)
Castle & Butterfly House Open (1 May 2020 - 28 Oct 2020)

* General Opening Text

The above times should be used as an indicator during the recovery phase from the global pandemic.

Please double-check details by visiting the website via the link above before you visit


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