Pickering Castle

Pickering Castle

Pickering Castle

Set in the attractive Moors-edge market town of Pickering; discover how this splendid 13th century castle was used throughout the centuries. This tourist attraction in the heart of the North York Moors National Park has been a royal hunting lodge, holiday home and a stud farm by a succession of medieval kings.

Why not also visit Whitby Abbey or nearby Helmsley Castle after visiting Pickering Castle, a perfect way to spend a family day out in Yorkshire.

Don't Miss

  • The exhibition in the chapel
  • Extensive views of North Yorkshire countryside
  • The keep; known as the King's room
  • Fun family books and activities in the chapel 




Prices and opening times


Castlegate, Pickering, North Yorkshire - YO18 7AX (Directions)


For just £39 a year, English Heritage members get free entry to our properties and exclusive discounts.