UNLIMITED ACCESS TO OVER 400 HISTORIC PLACES
Live and breathe the story of England at royal castles, historic gardens, forts & defences, world-famous prehistoric sites and many others.
Parking, including disabled visitor parking, is available in the large car park next to the castle. Parking charges apply to non-members. Parking is free for members when displaying a valid membership sticker and accompanying English Heritage member's ticket from the Pay and Display machine. Please read the parking signage on arrival, and follow the instructions.
Maximum stay of three hours for all users of the car park.
Shop selling a selection of English Heritage gifts and themed souvenirs.
Customer toilets are available.
No dogs allowed, but assistance dogs welcome.
Discover site-finds of Tudor weaponry from Camber Castle, another of Henry VIII's forts, including pike-heads, armour piercing arrows, and equipment for cannons and muskets.
Interactive exhibition detailing the people who lived and worked in the castle. Discover the world of 1539 and how Deal castle fit into it, and enjoy a huge illustrated map of Europe explaining the international situation at the time the castle was built. In the castle basement, explore 'the rounds', a dark and winding passage encircling the whole castle. Children can even borrow wellies and a wooden musket to play at defending the castle.
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.