Large green space in the city centre.

Small area near the bandstand cordoned off

This is to allow the grass to be reseeded and maintained.

We expect it to be reopened in the second week of July.

We're sorry for any inconvenience.

Admission and opening times

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


Castle Park, Broad Weir, Bristol, BS1 3XB.


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
  • Vaulted Chambers Caf

The Vaulted Chambers Cafe

Find out about the Vaulted Chambers Cafe.

Castle Park Tree Trail

See our new pdf tree trail leaflet (8.13 MB)  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.