Castle Acre: Castle Acre Priory

Castle Acre Priory is now open for you to visit. You now need to book your timed tickets in advance. We have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you won’t be able to visit without your booking confirmation. If you’re a Member, your ticket will be free, but you still need to book in advance. There are other new steps in place to ensure everyone’s safety, so your visit will be a little different.

Welcome to Castle Acre Priory

We have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you won’t be able to visit without your booking confirmation. If you’re a Member, your ticket will be free, but you still need to book in advance. To book your visit, click here.

Although things might be a little different when you visit, you’ll still be able to enjoy exploring the places where history really happened. And you’ll still be given a warm and safe welcome by our friendly – if socially distant – staff and volunteers.

Please click here for more information about the safety measures you can expect when visiting as well as our FAQs

  • Grounds - The grounds will be open as usual for you to enjoy while keeping to social distancing rules.
  • Prior's Lodgings  - The Prior's Lodgings and buildings around the cloister will remain closed.
  • Exhibition - The exhibition will be open with a new one way system.
  • Toilets - Our toilets are open as usual. Additional hand sanitising stations will be available on site.
  • Face masks - From 24 July you need to remember to bring and wear a face covering at Castle Acre Priory and we recommend wearing them in all other indoor spaces. We won’t be able to give you a face covering, so please do come prepared so you don’t miss out.
  • Audio guides - You can enjoy an audio-tour at Castle Acre Priory using your own device. Simply download the Guide ID Podcatcher App from the Google Play Store or App Store. Once downloaded search for Castle Acre Priory and use the password EHCastleAcre.
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Guidebook: Castle Acre Priory

Price: £3.50

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