Facilities at Middleham Castle

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    Parking

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    No car park on site, but free on-street parking nearby. There is a setting down point on the road outside the entrance.

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    Food and Drink

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    Vending machine selling hot drinks.

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    Picnic Area

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    You are welcome to bring a picnic to eat in the grounds. There are five picnic benches on site.

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    Shop

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    Gift shop is located at the entrance, selling a selection of English Heritage souvenirs and gifts, including books.

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    Toilets

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    No toilets on site. Nearest public toilet is in the village, about 70 metres away.

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    Dogs

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    Dogs on leads are welcome in the grounds. Assistance dogs welcome across the site.

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    Exhibition

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    An exhibition about notable personalities from the castle’s past includes a replica of the beautiful Middleham Jewel, a 15th-century pendant decorated with a large sapphire found near the castle.

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    Gardens

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    There is plenty of space for children to run around and explore the ruins.

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    Family Friendly

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    Play Areas / Adventure Playground

    There is plenty of space for children to run around and explore the ruins.

    Pushchairs Allowed

    Yes.

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    Education

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    Family Learning

    Family friendly books and activities.

    Interpretation for Children

    Family friendly books and activities.

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    Commercial Photography and Filming

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    English Heritage welcomes amateur photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures of your visit with us on social media.

    If you are looking to use one of our sites for commercial, corporate or professional photography or as a filming location, please contact our filming team as soon as possible to check availability and acquire the relevant permissions and paperwork.

    Due to the delicate nature of our sites, English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

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