Opening Hours

The castle opens daily at 9.30am. Closing time varies seasonally. Winter and summer hours are detailed below:

SummerClosing TimeLast entry
1 Apr - 30 Sept    6pm 5.15pm
WinterClosing TimeLast 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. 

Christmas and New Year

The castle is closed on 25th and 26th December. On January 1st we are open from 11am to 5pm and normal hours from January 2nd.