Planning your visit 2020/2021

We are delighted to be opening again for our Summer Public Opening Season running from 12th July - 16th September. 

For more information regarding our plans on how are welcoming visitors and guests, to keep both you and the Highclere Team safe and happy, please see our Summer 2020 Welcome Information.  

Summer Public Opening: 12 July to 16 September 2020 (Please note: We are closed on Fridays and Saturdays during this period). Pre-booking your tickets is the only way to guarantee entry to the Castle during Public Opening. We cannot guarantee entry for those without pre-booked tickets. 

The adult ticket price is £24 for Castle, Exhibition and Gardens, for futher details of concessions and family tickets click here 

Thereafter, Highclere will be open for various tours in the Autumn. Whether you want to recall moments from "Downton Abbey", or find some good walks, we hope there will something for you to enjoy. Click to see our 'Real Lives and Film Sets' Special Guided Tours as well as our Castle Tours and Garden Trails tours. 

Our central event this auutmn is "History at Highclere"  the Saturday looks back at VE Day and it s aftermath and the Sunday explores the Landscape of Change

Tours to share the The Magic of Christmas at Highclere will be posted later in the summer.

Our ticket website will detail the tours and dates.