Whittington Castle
Open Wed to Sun 10am-4pm Summer
Open Fri to Sun 10am-4pm Winter

Opening Details

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 Whittington Castle Tea Room

 

The Tea room is  open at Whittington Castle.

Opening times are:

  • March until end of October
  • Wednesday - Sunday 10am-4pm
  • November to February
  • Thursday – Sunday 10am-4pm

We hope to open during school holidays in the winter please phone for details or take a look at our latest news section on the website.

Whittington Castle Buildings

The Castle Gatehouse and Cottage is open for the sale of books and souvenirs and for access to displays and interpretation explaining the history of the Castle during the following times.

  • March until end of October
  • Wednesday - Sunday 10am-4pm
  • November to February
  • Thursday – Sunday 10am-4pm

We hope to open during school holidays in the winter please phone for details or take a look at our latest news section on the website.

Castle Grounds

There is FREE PUBLIC OPEN ACCESS to the Castle grounds ALL YEAR ROUND. Improved access has been provided as part of the restoration project. This includes a new Bridge, with disabled access, to the inner bailey.

Charges

Access to the grounds of Whittington Castle is free.

Access to the Castle Gatehouse and Cottage is free on days when open to the public.

Users of the car park are required to pay a £1 CAR PARKING fee which is used to fund the maintenance of the restored Castle.

Rooms are available for hire for meetings, birthday parties, functions and civil ceremonies – please see room hire section on this website for details.

Guided tours of the Castle can be provided. Please see our Guided Tour section on this website.

Accessibility

Significant improvements to access have been provided as part of the restoration project.

Key features include:

  • A bridge to the inner bailey
  • Steps up to the top of the medieval garden's viewing mound
  • A lift to the first floor of the Castle Cottage is available. Please ask a member of staff for assistance.
  • 2 Disabled toilets – large enough for a carer to enter

See http://www.disabledholidayinfo.org.uk  for details.

 
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