Opening Hours

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

Summer Closing Time Last entry
1 Apr - 30 Sept 6pm 5pm
Winter Closing Time Last entry
1 Oct - 31 Mar     5pm 4pm

The Mary Room and Birthing Room will be closed from 1pm on Tues 19 until the afternoon of Fri 22 March. 

The Regimental Museums are run by volunteers and may have different opening times.

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 25 and 26 December. On 1 January we are open from 11am to 5pm and normal hours from 2 January.