Car park is located approx 300 metres from the entrance. Access to the castle is via a hardcore path through the churchyard. A kissing gate may be avoided by opening main gate. Some rough grass in car park.
There is a £2 parking charge per car. Coin-only operated parking meter.
Food and Drink
Tearoom with idyllic views of the surrounding Shropshire hills and countryside located inside the castle (open April - October) with seating inside and outside during the summer.
We offer a range of light savoury snacks, (including sandwiches, toasties and salads) and hot and cold drinks. Why not treat yourself to our delicious cream teas or one of our tempting homemade cakes. Vegetarian meals, gluten free cakes and biscuits are also available.
Although picnicking is not allowed inside the castle grounds, you are welcome to bring a picnic to eat on the benches immediately outside the visitor reception or in the car park.
Gift shop is located in the visitor centre. We stock a wide range of Medieval and Tudor themed souvenirs, including toy swords, dressing up outfits and a selection of English Heritage gifts. We also have a lovely range of tapestries.
Separate male and female toilets. Baby changing facilities are located in the disabled toilet.
No dogs allowed, but assistance dogs welcome.
Inside the courtyard is a beautifully maintained cottage garden, with a planting scheme that changes with the seasons. There is also a moat walk.
- Audio Tour Availability
- The audio takes you on a tour around the Castle, helping you to imagine Stokesay as a centre of Medieval Life. Included in the admission price.
- Baby Changing Facilities
- Baby changing facilities are located in the disabled toilet.
- Child Sized Portions
- Pushchairs Allowed
- Yes, but be aware that there are many steps on the site.
- Toy/Dressing Up Box
- There is a Book Box for children.
- Foreign Language Audio Tours
- French and German.
Commercial Photography and Filming
English Heritage welcomes all photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures with us on Flickr and Facebook.
We do have some restrictions at certain locations, so if photography is your main reason for visiting, please call the site ahead of your visit to check if any parts of the site are restricted.
If you are interested in using English Heritage sites for commercial photography this must be arranged in advance. Please go to: Sarah Eastel Locations (http://www.film-locations.co.uk) for more information.