Spring 2018 Admission Tickets

Click HERE to view our Terms and Conditions and click HERE to view our Frequently Asked Questions. If you wish to read these pages, please do so BEFORE entering your ticket requirements here.

All tickets for this event have now been sold.

Public Opening: Easter & Spring 2018.

Tickets for Public Opening at Easter & Spring 2018 are now available to purchase.

The Castle, Egyptian Exhibition and Gardens are open at Easter as follows:

  • Every day from Saturday 31st March 2018 to Sunday 15th April 2018.

We are then open again for the early May Bank Holiday on the following dates:

  • Sunday 6th May 2018
  • Monday 7th May 2018
  • Tuesday 8th May 2018.

We are then open for the late May Bank Holiday on the following dates:

  • Sunday 27th May 2018
  • Monday 28th May 2018
  • Tuesday 29th May 2018.

Both Morning admission and Afternoon admission tickets are available. 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. Last entry time is 4pm.The Castle closes at 5pm and the Estate closes at 6pm.

The Estate opens at 9:30am. Visitors are welcome to visit the Gardens and Grounds all day. The Castle Tearooms are open from 9:30am. The Gift Shop is open from 9:30am until 5pm.
Please select your date from the calendar below where the colours in the calendar indicate availability. The website instructions then guide you through to purchase.


Please note that your tickets will not be posted to you. They are sent by email at the end of the purchase. On completion of your order, your tickets will be left in your account in this website for you to print whenever you choose before you arrive here.

Please note that there will be events taking place on Sunday 1st April 2018, Sunday 27th May 2018 and Monday 28th May 2018. Please be aware that this may result in an increase in traffic on these dates which could slow access to and from the Estate. There may also be marquees set up within the grounds.

We are pleased to announce a special 10% discount will be applied to all online gift shop purchases when bought in the same order as your admission tickets. This applies only to items bought in the same order as your tickets and does not apply to Admission Tickets, "Afternoon Tea at the Coach House" tickets, "London Lodge" tickets or delivery charges. All online gift shop items are offered subject to availability. Please see our "Terms & Conditions" and "Delivery" links at the foot of this page.

If you have already purchased tickets you can use the button below to login, then view, download and print them.

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Please print your tickets and bring them along with you on the day of your visit.

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Due to the popularity of the Castle, tickets purchased for a given date and entrance time cannot be exchanged, refunded or re-dated.

In order to avoid fraudulent tickets, please bring the credit/debit card used to pay for your admission tickets to present when you visit the Castle. If this is a problem, please ring the office on 01635 253210. Thank you for your help and cooperation.