Spring 2022 Admission Tickets

Spring Public Opening 2022

Tickets are available for the Castle, Egyptian Exhibition & Gardens during the Easter and Spring 2022 as follows:

Every day from Friday 8th April 2022 – Friday 22nd April 2022.  

There are also two further weekends in May firstly, the early May Bank Holiday and secondly, the last weekend in May:

  • Saturday 30th April 
  • Sunday 1st May
  • Monday 2nd May 
  • Tuesday 3rd May
  • Saturday 28th May
  • Sunday 29th May

Please note, there may be a Country Fair taking place in the park on 28th and 29th May. It may, therefore, be quite a busy weekend.

Ticket Prices: 

Castle, Egyptian Exhibition & Gardens

Adult £27.50
Child £16.00
Child Concession £15.00
Family (2 adults,2 children) £75.00
Over 60 £25.50
Disabled £25.50
Student £25.50
Carer £0.00

Castle & Gardens

Adult £20.50
Child £13.00
Child Concession £12.00
Family (2 adults,2 children) £57.00
Over 60 £19.00
Disabled £19.00
Student £19.00
Carer £0.00










There are three admission times. Please choose a date on the selector below followed by a ticket type, then your admission time to the Castle. However, if you wish to buy Champagne Afternoon Tea as well as the Castle admission ticket, please tick HERE.

•    Morning Admission:       Admission between 10:00am – 12:30pm  

•    Midday Admission :        Admission between 12:30pm – 2:30pm 

•    Afternoon Admission:   Admission between 2:30pm – 4:00pm. 

Last admission to the Castle is 4:00pm. 

The Grounds, Gift Shop, Tearooms and Cafes are open from 9:30am and much of the food from salads to scones, sandwiches, paninis and cakes are made by Highclere’s chefs and sourced locally.

You are most welcome to explore the Gardens throughout the day. The Gardens, Tearooms and Gift Shop all close at 5.00pm and the Park gates at 5:30pm.


We are pleased to offer an opportunity to combine your visit to Highclere Castle with our "Picnic Afternoon Tea" - a selection of delicious cakes, scones and sandwiches with a Half Bottle of Joseph Perrier Champagne served in a beautiful box.

We offer a Standard Menu, Vegetarian Menu and a Gluten-Free Menu. These menu options apply to the complete Picnic Box. We cannot offer mixed menus within a single Picnic Box. We cannot guarantee that our products are either dairy free or nut free. For details on our Menus for "Picnic Afternoon Tea", please click  HERE.

If you wish to add a "Picnic Afternoon Tea" box to your order, you can select this add-on option below. Our Picnic Afternoon Tea Boxes are £60 for two people.

Your tickets are sent by email at the end of the purchase. Please do check your "junk" folder. A copy of your tickets will also be left in your account in this website for you to print whenever you choose before you arrive here.

Please familiarise yourself with our Terms and Conditions and FAQ pages prior to purchase. As you checkout, there are a number of reminders that the tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Please note that neither dogs (guide dogs excepted) nor picnics are allowed within the Grounds.

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.

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

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