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Helmsley Castle

  • Come and explore Helmsley Castle
  • Sculptures by Malcolm Brocklesby
  • Explore the Tudor Mansion
Come and explore Helmsley Castle Sculptures by Malcolm Brocklesby Explore the Tudor Mansion
 
 

Unlock 900 years of life at Helmsley Castle, a must-see for any visitor to the picturesque market town of Helmsley in the North York Moors National Park.

Discover how the castle evolved over the centuries, from a mighty medieval fortress to a luxurious Tudor mansion, to a Civil War stronghold and a romantic Victorian ruin.

Why not also visit Rievaulx Abbey and Byland Abbey nearby - the perfect stop on any family day out, or if you’re out walking or cycling.

Don't Miss

  • The fun hands-on exhibition in the mansion house
  • The bronzed archers ready for battle
  • Our fascinating audio tour
  • The tactile model showing how the castle once looked
  • Our free guided tours of Helmsley Archaeology Store

Events At Helmsley Castle

Prices and opening times

directions

Castlegate, Helmsley, North Yorkshire - YO62 5AB (Directions)

Membership

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