Summer Admission Tickets

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Advance Tickets for our 2017 Summer Public Opening

The Castle, Egyptian Exhibition and Gardens are open from Sunday 9th July, 2017 – Wednesday 6th September, 2017 (closed Fridays and Saturdays).

Both morning admission and afternoon admission tickets are available to purchase.

  • 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.

Visitors are welcome to visit the Gardens and Grounds all day.

  • The Estate opens at 9:30am.
  • The Castle Tearooms are open from 9:30am.
  • The Gift Shop is open from 9:30am until 5pm.
  • Last entry time is 4pm.
  • The Castle closes at 5pm and the Estate closes at 6pm.

There is a further special weekend for tours on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th September
Immerse yourself in all that the Real Downton Abbey has to offer: embark on tours of the Castle, perhaps enjoy a traditional fairground game or two on the lawn, before indulging in a delicious picnic lunch.

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Some further tours will be available later in the Autumn and tickets for the Christmas season will go on sale mid-September.

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 prior to your visit.








Click the date of your choice on this calendar to begin your ticket purchase.

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.

Total cost

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.