Richmond Castle

Access

Advanced Booking

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 March 2022.

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Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Handrails
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Wheelchair Loan
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Site Folders
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Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog bowl by entrance.
Wheelchair Access
Access to main parts of the Castle and main Ward over mown grass; some gravel around base of keep. Access to Keep and Cockpit by original steps only.
Entrance / Set Down
Walk from market place to site is over cobbles there is some disabled parking in the market place (2 hours free) or all day (Nuns Close pay-and-display).
Disabled Parking
Limited amount of parking for disabled visitors with Blue Badge permits is available on site. Please call us and book in advance so that we can open the gates for you. The Market Place also has 2 hours free parking for Blue Badge holders.
OnSite Transport
No
Stairs
Stairs in visitor centre (stair lift available). Many steep, uneven spiral steps up to the Keep.
Lift Access
Stair lift to first floor visitor centre and exhibition.
Seating And Restpoints
Benches around site perimeter and in garden. Chairs upstairs in exhibition.
Pathways Surface And Gradients
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Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible Toilets
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Handrails
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Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Braille Guides
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Braille Signage
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Torches
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Sensory Experiences
Lots of flowers and plants the garden to smell, hear the sounds of the birds.
Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog bowl by entrance.
Handling Objects
No
Audio Tours
No
Site Tours
No
Tactile Models
Models of the site in the exhibition can be felt.
Areas Of Low Lighting
The Keep lit by artificial light but the rest of site is open to the sky.
Colour Contrasts
No
Large Print
No
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs Welcome
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Vibrating Fire Alarms
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Tour Transcripts
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Film Subtitles
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BSL Tours
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Audio Installation Transcripts
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Dog Bowl and Toileting
Dog bowl by entrance.
Induction Loops
One portable induction loop in shop area.
Learning Difficulties
Accessible Toilets
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Adult Changing Area
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Easy-use Cutlery
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Sensory Experiences
Lots of flowers and plants the garden to smell, hear the sounds of the birds.
Handling Objects
No
Easy Read Material
No
Large Print Material
No
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use Cutlery
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Bottle / Food Warming
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High Chairs
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Health And Safety
Deep Water
Two wells, both coved over by mesh.
Trip Hazard
Rough grass, low ruined walls in places, and rabbit holes. Uneven historic stairs.
Sheer Drop
Large drop overlooking river (clearly sign posted).
Slip Hazard
Cobbles can be slippery due to moss, especially when wet.
Steep Slope
There are a few slopes around the edges of the site.
Steep Stairs
One steep spiral staircase in Keep. Can be avoided by going up the Gatehouse first.
Beware Of Traffic
Cars and work vans on site, but these are not allowed on main site whilst it is open to visitors.
Uneven Ground
Cobbled surface in the garden. Low ruined walls in places.
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