Facilities at Stokesay Castle

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    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 £1 parking charge per car. Coin-only operated parking meter.

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    Food and Drink

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    A new tea-room with picturesque views of the Shropshire Hills and surrounding countryside.

    The menu features traditional ingredients and recipes from the area (Shropshire Fidget Pie, Shropshire Blue and more), as well as hot and cold sandwiches, light bites, homemade cakes and children's meals.

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    Picnic Area

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    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.

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    Shop

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    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.

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    Toilets

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    Separate male and female toilets. Baby changing facilities are located in the disabled toilet.

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    Dogs

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    Allowed in grounds on lead only. Assistance dogs welcome throughout the site. Dogs not allowed inside castle buildings.

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    Gardens

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    Inside the courtyard is a beautifully maintained cottage garden, with a planting scheme that changes with the seasons. There is also a moat walk.

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    Audio Tours

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    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.

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    Family Friendly

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    Baby Changing Facilities

    Baby changing facilities are located in the disabled toilet.

    Child Sized Portions

    Yes.

    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.

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    International

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    Foreign Language Audio Tours

    French and German.

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    Commercial Photography and Filming

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    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.

    We are keen to promote the use of our sites to location managers. If you are interested please go to (Filming Locations) for more information and contacts.

    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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