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Dogs on leads are welcome in the grounds only. Assistance dogs welcome across the site.
A number of family activities are available at the castle, including dressing up, coin rubbing and cannon firing.
A guide for children is available at the site.
Health and Safety notes are given to all visitors regarding the castle's Water Bastion.
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.