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).
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 Rates Gardens & Grounds Castle Tours Gardens & Grounds + Science Centre
Adults £6.00 £2.50 £13.00
Children 4-16 yrs.
£3.00 £1.00 £8.50
Children Under 4
Free Free Free
£5.00 £2.50 £10.50
Family of 4
(2 adults + 2 children or 1 adult + 3 children)
£14.00 Not applicable with family ticket. Purchase tour tickets individually. £38.00
Family of 5
(2 adults + 3 children or 1 adult + 4 children)
£17.00 Not applicable with family ticket. Purchase tour tickets individually. £44.00
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 the castle ticket office.
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.