Summer Public Opening 2019
The Castle, Egyptian Exhibition and Gardens will open during the Summer of 2019 as follows:
Sunday 7th July, 2019 – Tuesday 3rd September, 2019 (the Castle is closed on Fridays and Saturdays of each week).
Whilst the summer season closes on September 3rd, there is, however, a final summer weekend of tickets for "Costumes and Cocktails" including tours, on the 7th and 8th September (on a different ticket page).
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. Once you are in the Castle you are not timed so you may enter anytime between the allocated times above.
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 will be open from 9:30am until 5pm.
If you would like to purchase a Champagne Afternoon Tea, which includes Castle, Gardens and Exhibition entry, please click here.
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 before you arrive here.
Highclere has two unusual follies in which you can stay, please click HERE to have a look, or do have a look at the list of local pubs and hotels - please click HERE. Please choose your date from the calendar below where the colours in the calendar indicate availability. The website instructions then guide you through to purchase.
If you have already purchased tickets you can use the button below to login, then view, download and print them.
Please print your tickets and bring them along with you on the day of your visit.
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.
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