White Hill, Berkhamsted HP4 1LJ, UK
About Berkhamsted Castle
Berkhamsted Castle was first built as a timber motte-and-bailey castle in the late 11th century. One of the most important early Norman castles. The castle was surrounded by protective earthworks and a deer park for hunting. The castle became a new administrative center of the former Anglo-Saxon settlement of Berkhamsted.
Attractions near Berkhamsted Castle
Frithsden Vineyard is a boutique English vineyard and winery set in the foothills of the Chilterns. It is situated a few miles north of Berkhamsted, near the beautiful Ashridge Estate. The vineyard runs a terrace cafe from March to mid-November, Weds-Sun 11am - 5 pm. You can also book tours and tastings and from June-August the vineyard has special evenings where you can have a short tour, tasting, and then enjoy a meal.
Ashridge House is a spectacular, award-winning wedding venue in leafy Hertfordshire, which was the former royal residence to King Henry VIII and home to his daughter Princess Elizabeth I. It has beautiful heritage function spaces perfect for each element of your wedding meaning that your guests will be continually wowed by their spectacular surroundings. Today, Ashridge is home to Hult International Business School's Ashridge Executive Education program, as it has been since 1959. The estate is
Amaravati is a Theravada Buddhist monastery situated at the eastern end of the Chiltern Hills in south-east England. It is near the Hertfordshire village of Great Gaddesden. Its chief priorities are the training and support of a resident monastic community, and the facilitation for monastic and lay people alike of the practice of the Buddha's teachings. It was located in an iconic location and is famous in this area.
Bovingdon Market is the busiest and best Saturday and Bank Holiday Market in England. 400 stalls sell a huge variety of goods - fashion, fresh produce, carpets and rugs, toiletries, computer accessories, fabrics and haberdashery, tools for every job, and food to suit all tastes.
The National Trust Ashridge Estate is a huge area of woodlands and downland near Berkhamsted with many walking and cycling routes and a visitor centre with shop and cafe. There is a year-round programme of guided walks and events.
The monument was built in 1832 in memory of the third Duke of Bridgewater who once lived in Ashridge house. As you walk around its York stone base, notice how the monument is dedicated to 'the father of inland navigation' because the duke became famous for building canals during the Industrial Revolution. One of the iconic monument in this area which shows light to the history of England.
Where is Berkhamsted Castle
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Buckinghamshire is a ceremonial county in South East England that borders Greater London to the south-east, Berkshire to the south, Oxfordshire to the west, Northamptonshire to the north, Bedfordshire to the north-east and Hertfordshire to the east.