The castle opens daily at 9.30am. Closing time varies seasonally. Winter and summer hours are detailed below:
|Summer||Closing Time||Last entry|
|26 Mar - 30 Sept||6pm||5.15pm|
|Winter||Closing Time||Last entry|
|1 Oct - 31 Mar||5pm||4.15pm|
Closing times for independent museums vary.
We recommend you allow at least 2 hours to see all the castle highlights and to get the most out of your visit.
Late Night Opening - August 2018
This summer we’re delighted to be opening late on selected evenings.
Tuesday and Thursday, 9.30am to 8pm (last entry 7.15pm)
No need to book, just plan your visit and pay on arrival.
Christmas and New Year
The castle is closed on 25 and 26 December. On 1 January we are open from 11am to 5pm and normal hours from 2 January.