Opening Times & Prices

Open daily from Saturday 3rd March – Sunday 28th October 2018 (Closed 24th August)

March & October 10am  – 5pm & April – September 10am – 6pm (Last admission one hour before closing).

Entry to the Castle Grounds on 25, 26 & 27 August 2018 is included with the purchase of tickets for England’s Medieval Festival.

England’s Medieval Festival Tickets are available at the Gate on the days of the festival , or CLICK HERE to purchase Discount Weekend and Day Medieval Festival tickets online.

Please note that as the castle operates as an International Study Centre for Queens’ University in Canada, the castle is not freely open to the public and tours are scheduled around timetables and other uses including conferences/weddings. The tour lasts approximately one hour and at an extra charge (subject to availability), £2.50 per Adult/Concession & £1.00 per child under 16. Castle tour tickets to be purchased on arrival from Castle Reception.

Daily RatesGardens & GroundsCastle ToursGardens & Grounds + Science Centre
Adults£6.00£2.50£13.00
Children 4-16 yrs.
Students
£3.00£1.00£8.50
Children Under 4
Carers
FreeFreeFree
Concession:
Senior Citizens
Disabled
£5.00£2.50£10.50
Family of 4
(2 adults + 2 children or 1 adult + 3 children)
£14.00Not applicable with family ticket. Purchase tour tickets individually.£38.00
Family of 5
(2 adults + 3 children or 1 adult + 4 children)
£17.00Not applicable with family ticket. Purchase tour tickets individually.£44.00

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Dogs are welcome in the gardens and grounds. Please keep on a lead.

Joint tickets with The Observatory Science Centre offer exceptional value for money and a great day out, tickets to be purchased on arrival from either the castle ticket office or The Observatory Science Centre.

Please note that the science centre will be closed Friday 31st August until 2.30pm and all day Monday 3rd September for the Astronomy Festival so no joint tickets available during this weekend.