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.Book your visit
Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair LoanSite FoldersDog Bowl and ToiletingYesWheelchair AccessVia level cobbled surface, tarmac and gravel paths, and smooth grass. Level access to magazines, fort square and some underground workings. Grounds have steep slopes or steps to ramparts and some gun emplacements. Exhibition has level access. Shop accessed via three steps. Ramp to currently unused West Gunpowder magazine.Entrance / Set DownSet down at the entrance permitted.Disabled ParkingNo specific spaces or marked bays, but spaces usually available close to entrance.OnSite TransportNoStairsStaircases to the Chapel & Gatehouse are steep and may not be suitable for all ambulant disabled visitors.Lift AccessNoSeating And RestpointsThere are benches around edge of the parade ground and one on an elevated position overlooking river near front of fort. Picnic tables are also on the edge of parade ground including one specially designed wheelchair access table.Pathways Surface And GradientsThere are grass, gravel or cobble stones surfaces. The parade ground is approx. 2.5 acres and is made of rough, uneven cobble stones.
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible ToiletsHandrailsAssistance Dogs WelcomeBraille GuidesBraille SignageTorchesSensory ExperiencesNoDog Bowl and ToiletingYesHandling ObjectsNoAudio ToursYesTactile ModelsThere are Muskets in the shop mounted in a gun rack, cannons and guns in various locations both in the exhibition and around the site, some shells and cannon balls are used to give visitors a tactile experience.Areas Of Low LightingNoColour ContrastsNoLarge PrintNo
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs WelcomeVibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAudio Installation TranscriptsDog Bowl and ToiletingYesInduction LoopsInduction loop located in the shop.
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutlerySensory ExperiencesNoHandling ObjectsNoEasy Read MaterialNoLarge Print MaterialNo
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use CutleryBottle / Food WarmingHigh Chairs
Health And Safety
Deep WaterThere are two Water Moats. Only accessible to guided tour groups.Sheer DropThere are several sheer drops. Particularly near the late 19th and 20th century gun emplacements. Warning signs are in place.Slip HazardThe grass and stone areas may be slippery when wet.Uneven GroundThere is some uneven ground due to age of site and cobbled parade ground. Warning sign located at the entrance.