Practice your curtsey - Elizabeth I is returning to the castle! See if you can spot the queen, dressed to impress in period costume on your visit. Find out more about the stunning costume at monthly 'dressing the queen' displays.
Tread in the footsteps of Queen Elizabeth I and wander through the recreated Elizabethan Garden. Marvel at the magnificently carved arbours, bejewelled aviary and planting abundant in colour, perfume and fruits.
Re-discover the famous royal love story between Elizabeth I and her favourite courtier, Robert Dudley in our fascinating exhibition, housed in the refurbished Elizabethan Gatehouse.
Hide amongst the ruins, join in our action packed events programme or simply relax with a picnic in the beautiful grounds.
Indulge in some retail therapy at the castle shop, which sells everything from children's toys to fascinating books and delicious jams, chutneys and wine.
Indulge in home-baked cakes, freshly made soup and a warming drink at the Tearoom, housed in the atmospheric Tudor Stables.