Plan Your Visit

Plan your visit

Welcome to Scarborough 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 and headland will be open as usual.
  • Exhibition - The indoor exhibition will be closed.
  • Café - Take away food and drinks will be available from the Coffee shed. Our café is taking part in the Eat Out to Help Out scheme. Find out more here.
  • Shop - The shop will be open.
  • Toilets - Our toilets are open as usual.
  • Summer Explorer Quest - This summer, from 18 July, take your family on a free fun adventure quest. Download your trail map here.
  • Face coverings -Face coverings must be worn in Scarborough Castle's indoor shop and café and we recommend wearing them in 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.
  • Audio guides - You can enjoy an audio-tour at Scarborough Castle using your own device. Simply download the Guide ID podcatcher App from either the Google Play Store or App Store. Once downloaded search for Scarborough on the menu screen to access the audio guide. We recommend downloading the audio tour before your visit using password EHScarborough.

Book your visit

Facilities

Find out what Facilities are available for your day out.

Here you can find out everything you need to know about parking, toilets and shopping at Scarborough Castle, as well as other useful information.

Look up Access information for your visit. We have detailed information about what to expect if you have particular needs regarding:

  • Mobility/Older Visitors
  • Blind/Visually Impaired
  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing
  • Learning Difficulties
  • Culinary/Dietary
  • Health and Safety

Group Visits

Find out what you need to know for Group Visits.

Look up what discounts there are for groups, as well as how to book your group visit, and see information about tours that may be available.

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