Access at Aydon Castle
You don’t need to book your visit in advance, but you will always get the best price and guaranteed entry by booking online ahead of your visit. The prices shown here include a discount. The admission price will be higher if you choose to pay on the day you visit.
You can book your advance ticket online up to 8.45am on the day you want to visit.
Your booking is for the site/event only and does not guarantee a car parking space, which may carry an additional charge.
You can arrive anytime from the time slot you book, and stay as long as you like.
If you are a Member and wish to book, your ticket will still be free. Please remember to bring your English Heritage membership card with you. Members are able to book tickets for those included in the membership only. Any additional bookings made will be chargeable on site.
Some of our sites can get very busy, especially on Bank Holidays. Our busiest times are between 11am and 2pm, so if you prefer to visit at a quieter time you may wish to visit outside of these hours.
Please remember to bring your booking confirmation with you when you visit.
You can currently book for visits up to 31 October 2021, when the site will close for the winter.Book your visit
Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair LoanSite FoldersDog Bowl and ToiletingWater for dogs available outside the site shop.Wheelchair AccessWheelchair access is limited to the ground floor.Entrance / Set DownVisitors with limited mobility can be set down at the Castle entrance.Disabled ParkingSix disabled-parking spaces.OnSite TransportNo.StairsSome stairs to access the Great Hall and battlements.Lift AccessNot applicable.Seating And RestpointsSeating available in the main grass area and orchard also in main castle.Pathways Surface And GradientsPathways are grass, gravel and stone.
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible ToiletsHandrailsAssistance Dogs WelcomeBraille GuidesBraille SignageTorchesDog Bowl and ToiletingWater for dogs available outside the site shop.Handling ObjectsNoAudio ToursNoAreas Of Low LightingNoneColour ContrastsNoneLarge PrintNo.
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs WelcomeVibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAudio Installation TranscriptsDog Bowl and ToiletingWater for dogs available outside the site shop.Induction LoopsInduction loop located in the shop.
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutleryHandling ObjectsNoEasy Read MaterialNoLarge Print MaterialNo.
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use CutleryBottle / Food WarmingHigh Chairs
Health And Safety
Slip HazardGrass may be slippery when wet.Steep SlopeSome slopes on the outside walkway.Uneven GroundRough grass in places.