Opening Times and Prices 2013
We have now sold out of pre-bookable tickets for our 2013 Summer Season. There are, however, some walk-up tickets available each day, subject to capacity in the Castle. We suggest that the best time to arrive for these walk-up tickets is from 2pm onwards. Please keep an eye on our Special Events page for additional upcoming events.
The following dates are now confirmed:
MAY BANK HOLIDAY:
Sunday, 5th May to Tuesday, 7th May
SPRING BANK HOLIDAY:
Sunday, 26th May to Tuesday, 28th May
Sunday to Thursday each week from Sunday, 14th July to Thursday, 12th September.
CLOSED FRIDAYS AND SATURDAYS DURING THE SUMMER OPENING.
Students, Over 60 or Disabled
|4-16yrs||2 adults & 2 or 3 children|
|Castle, Exhibition & Gardens||£18.00||£16.00||£10.50||£50.00|
|Castle & Gardens||£11.00||£9.50||£6.00||£30.00|
|Exhibition & Gardens||£11.00||£9.50||£6.00||£30.00|
Morning/Afternoon Admission Tickets
Castle and Exhibition Admission tickets allow entry to the Castle (and Egyptian Exhibition if applicable) between 10:30am and 1pm for holders of Morning Admission tickets and between 1pm and 3:30pm for holders of Afternoon Admission Tickets. Please see our Frequently Asked Questions section in the Tickets and Gift Shop part of this website for further information. TO ENTER THE TICKETS AND GIFT SHOP PLEASE CLICK HERE.
Castle Gardens and Grounds
The Gardens and Grounds are open to the visiting public from 10:00am during public opening times. Whilst there are some gravel paths around the lawns and through some of the Gardens, the Woodland Walks are rougher grass paths as are the paths through the Flower Meadow in the summer.
Gift Shop and Tea Rooms
The Tearooms are open from 10:00am to 5:00pm during public opening times for morning coffee and afternoon teas made in the Castle kitchens. (Please note that the Castle Doors open to the visiting public from 10:30am). The Tea Rooms are also open for light lunches from 12noon until 2pm.
The Castle Gift Shop opens from 10.30am to 5:00pm and offers an interesting selection of gifts and souvenirs.