1761: Duke of Bridgewater
Berkhamsted Castle and its estate are separated. The parkland is leased to Francis Egerton, 3rd Duke of Bridgewater, the “Canal Duke”. The castle ruins remain under direct control of the Duchy of Cornwall.
Berkhamsted Castle Trust
Berkhamsted Castle Trust manages the Berkhamsted Castle site in partnership with English Heritage under a Local Management Agreement. Our volunteers rely on the generosity of the public.