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Berkhamsted Castle

Rectory Lane Cemetery is a Victorian cemetery in the Hertfordshire town of Berkhamsted. Research genealogy and your family history by searching the database of burials, view the parish records, see historical photographs and learn about local history. You can also contribute your own stories or leave an In Memoriam message.
Berkhamsted Castle Trust

Welcome to one of England's hidden heritage hotspots. Located just 25 miles outside London, Berkhamsted Castle is steeped in over 950 years of history. It was here that the Anglo-Saxons surrendered to William, Duke of Normandy in December 1066, and he became “The Conqueror”. Within these walls have walked numerous English Kings and Queens, Thomas Becket, Edward the Black Prince and Geoffrey Chaucer.

Begin your historical adventure today!

 

 

Welcome to one of England's hidden heritage hotspots. Located just 25 miles outside London, Berkhamsted Castle is steeped in over 950 years of history. It was here that the Anglo-Saxons surrendered to William, Duke of Normandy in December 1066, and he became “The Conqueror”. Within these walls have walked numerous English Kings and Queens, Thomas Becket, Edward the Black Prince and Geoffrey Chaucer.

Begin your historical adventure today!

 

Visit Berkhamsted Castle Today

Berkhamsted Castle is only only 35 minutes by train from London, nestled in beautiful Hertfordshire countryside.

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Daily 10:00—18:00
Closed now Open tomorrow at 10:00
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950 years of History

For centuries, Berkhamsted Castle was a royal stronghold. From the Norman Conquest onward, kings, queens and princes lived within the castle walls and shaped the course of English history.

HMS Pinafore

Don't miss Berkhamsted Rotary's 2021 summer concert: an outdoor performance of Gilbert & Sullivan’s HMS Pinafore in the Berkhamsted Castle grounds on 17 July

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