Summer Public Opening: Dates Announced!

The Castle, Egyptian Exhibition and Gardens will be open during the Summer months from Sunday to Thursday each week from 8th July to 4th September 2018.

Please note that the Castle is closed on Fridays and Saturdays.

Both morning admission and afternoon admission tickets are available to purchase from our ticket website:

Morning tickets allow entry to the Castle and Exhibition between 10:30am and 1pm.
Afternoon tickets allow entry to the Castle and Exhibition between 1pm and 4pm.

Whichever ticket time you select, you are welcome to explore the gardens and enjoy the tearooms and café from 9:30am. The grounds and car park closes at 6pm.  Please note the last entry to the grounds and Castle is 4pm.

The Castle Tearooms are open from 9:30am where you can enjoy teas, coffees, croissants and pastries for breakfast. A choice of hot food, sandwiches, soups, salads, scones and cakes are available later in the day. The Gift Shop will also be open at these times for you to browse the selection of gifts, books, homeware, food, plants and planters for your garden.

We look forward to welcoming you to Highclere Castle.