Castle Park

Large green space in the city centre.

Admission and opening times

There is no charge for admission. Castle Park is open at all times.


There is no dedicated car park. You can park in the Galleries car park, which is opposite Castle Park. Find out where to park in Bristol.

Disabled access

There are steps in some areas of Castle Park.

Facilities and features

  • remains of Bristol Castle’s keep, walls and vaults (Grade II listed)
  • bandstand used for events and music sessions
  • St Peter’s Church (Grade II* listed)
  • physic garden for growing medicinal plants, maintained by St Mungo’s Broadway
  • seven Silver Birch trees in memory of the seven beaches of the D-Day landings

Castle Park Tree Trail

See our new tree trail leaflet (pdf, 8.1MB) (opens new window) to help you explore and learn about Castle Park.


Parts of the park are scheduled ancient monuments.

There are a series of interpretation panels in Castle Park that trace the history of this area of the city and which explain the archaeological remains above and below ground.

Please see the Local Learning website for further information about the history and development of Castle Park.

Contact details

Service details

  • Is there a cost for these services? no
Updated: more than six months ago.
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