Please be aware that some areas of Weeting Castle are currently scaffolded and so is not looking its best. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
The ruins of a substantial early medieval moated manor house, built in local flint.
Before You Go
Parking: There is a small lay-by next to the castle entrance and just in front of the village church.
Access: There are a four steps up to the path to the castle entrance from the lay-by, and then two kissing gates on the path to the ruins.
Facilities: There are no facilities at the castle but it is on the edge Weeting village so there are shops and places to eat nearby.
Dogs: Dogs on leads are welcome.
Please be aware: There is moat that fills with water in winter and dries out over the summer.
Drone flying: 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. Please see our drone filming guidelines for more details, or email our Filming team.
Plan a Great Day Out
Why not travel on to the fascinating Grime's Graves, four miles to the northeast and the only Neolithic flint mine open to visitors in Britain?
Or eight miles to the southeast of the castle is the town of Thetford where you can visit Thetford Priory, the burial site of the earls and dukes of Norfolk for nearly 400 years. And then half a mile from the priory is the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the only surviving priory of the Canons of the Holy Sepulchre in England.the priory is the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the only surviving remains of a priory of the Canons of the Holy Sepulchre in England.