Access information for the site is listed below. For more information, or if you have particular access needs, please contact us before you visit. Please note that some facilities may require booking in advance.
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 an online 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. Then, subject to availability, there will be walk up tickets available.
You are booking a day ticket and can arrive at any time within our opening hours, and stay for as long as you like.
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.
Your booking is for the site/event only and does not guarantee a car parking space, which may carry an additional charge.
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.
Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair LoanSite FoldersDog Bowl and ToiletingDoggy bags available at the visitor centre. Water bowl at entrance to site.Wheelchair AccessFull ground-level ramping, and a virtual tour of less accessible areas.Entrance / Set DownNo information availableDisabled ParkingNo information availableOnSite TransportNoStairsNo information availableLift AccessNoSeating And RestpointsPicnic tables and benches located across the site.Pathways Surface And GradientsMostly grass and gravel paths. One slight incline at beginning of site tour.
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible ToiletsHandrailsAssistance Dogs WelcomeBraille GuidesBraille SignageTorchesSensory ExperiencesNoDog Bowl and ToiletingDoggy bags available at the visitor centre. Water bowl at entrance to site.Handling ObjectsTactile model with Braille text. Exhibition has stone finds and other items that can be touched.Audio ToursYesSite ToursNoTactile ModelsTactile castle model with Braille text.Colour ContrastsNoLarge PrintNo
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs WelcomeVibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAudio Installation TranscriptsDog Bowl and ToiletingDoggy bags available at the visitor centre. Water bowl at entrance to site.Induction LoopsPortable induction loops available.
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutlerySensory ExperiencesNoHandling ObjectsTactile model with Braille text. Exhibition has stone finds and other items that can be touched.Basic Language Audio ToursNoEasy Read MaterialNoLarge Print MaterialNoDyslexia Friendly MaterialNo
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use CutleryBottle / Food WarmingHigh ChairsSpecial DietsNo information available
Health And Safety
Slip HazardGrassed and stone areas can be slippery when wet.Steep SlopeSteep sided earthworks into inner moats.Steep StairsNo information availableUneven GroundRough grass, low ruined walls in places, and rabbit holes.