Hayley’s Kitchen at Hartlebury Castle

Opening Times:
Tuesday – Sunday: 10am – 5pm
Last orders for hot food: 4.30pm
Booking advised for Sunday Lunch.
Booking essential for Afternoon Tea.

Onsite at Hartlebury Castle is the wonderful Hayley’s Kitchen. Start your visit with a delicious breakfast or enjoy a light bite and a drink between visiting the museum and Castle. On warmer days make the most of the outdoor seating adjacent to the children’s play area. In the cooler months head inside to warm up with a hot drink.

Serving delicious food throughout the week including all day breakfast, lunch specials, afternoon tea and a mouth-watering Sunday Roast. Hayley’s kitchen offers vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options. Children are catered for with child friendly portions and options. The café can be visited separately to the rest of the site.

Example Sunday Lunch Menu:

Adult 2 courses £14.50
Child 2 courses £9.50


Topside of Beef
Loin of Pork
Roasted Chicken Supreme
Quorn Roast (V)

All served with Roast Potatoes, Cauliflower Cheese, Yorkshire Pudding, Braised Red Cabbage, Root Vegetable Mash, Vegetables and Gravy.


Apple Crumble Pie
Banoffee Topped Belgium Waffle
Chocolate Orange Brownie
Lemon Sponge

All served with custard or vanilla ice cream

This is an example menu. The menu is subject to change, please call ahead with any queries to avoid disappointment.

Picnic Areas

You are welcome to bring your own picnic to enjoy in our Carriage Circle and Orchard, which includes an undercover seating area.
We do not currently have an indoor picnic area.
Dogs are allowed into the Grounds & through Reception. Assistance dogs only are allowed in all buildings.


Hartlebury Castle Preservation Trust is a registered charity and relies on the generosity and support of it’s visitors and the hard work of it’s amazing team of volunteers.

Every donation matters and makes a positive impact on the work the Trust is able to do.

Please text to donate

To donate £1, text CASTLE to 70201
To donate £3, text CASTLE to 70331
To donate £5, text CASTLE to 70970
To donate £10, text CASTLE to 70191



We want Hartlebury Castle to grow into a major visitor attraction for Worcestershire. Our ambitious plans need your help and support. We need people with determination and commitment who will work together to help us deliver our vision.

Volunteers are central to the future success of Hartlebury Castle.


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