Conisbrough Castle

Conisbrough Castle 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 Conisbrough Castle

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

  • Castle - The castle will be open as usual for you to enjoy.
  • Keep - The keep remains open with limits on number of people allowed at any given time.
  • Toilets - Toilets are open as usual.
  • Shop - The shop remains open as usual with limits on number of people allowed at any given time.
  • Face coverings - Face coverings must be worn in Conisbrough Castle's indoor shop and all other indoor spaces. We won't be able to give you a face covering so please come prepared so you don't miss out.
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Guidebook: Conisbrough Castle

Price: £3.50

 Timeline

C 1066First Fortification

An earthwork fortification is probably built by William I's trusted supporter William of Warenne soon after the Norman Conquest.

Find out more about the history of Conisbrough Castle

1159-1202Cylindrical Keep

Warenne's great-granddaughter Isabel marries Hamelin Plantagenet, half-brother of Henry II. He builds the existing castle of high-quality stone, in an unusual and advanced design.

Read a description of Conisbrough Castle

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