Warwick Castle

About Warwick Castle

Experience over 1,100 years of jaw-dropping history at Warwick Castle - a fun, action-packed and unforgettable day out that the whole family will enjoy! Filled to the turrets with tales of treachery and torture, passion and power, there’s never a dull moment at this enchanting medieval castle.

  • Watch magnificent birds of prey, jousting and archery demonstrations.
  • Climb 500 steps to the top of the tallest tower for incredible panoramic views
  • Experience preparations for battle and get a soldier’s eye view from beneath a battle helmet...
  • Visit the lavishly decorated State Rooms, watch as a household prepares for a Victorian party and discover how electricity was generated over 100 years ago to light up the Castle.
  • Charging back into action is Wars of the Roses Live. With all new stunts and tricks, the live action family jousting show is back with even more dates from May 2018.
  • Get Lost in the UK’s first Horrible Histories® Maze
  • Warwick Castle tickets also include entry to the Castle’s 64 acres of beautiful grounds, with the Peacock Garden, Victorian Rose Garden and Pageant Field. 

The Conqueror's Fortress

Celebrate the 950th anniversary of William the Conqueror creating a motte and bailey castle with an all new interactive exhibition! Explore the castle's oldest surviving feature by climbing The Conqueror's Fortress; a specifically designed exhibition exploring the Castle’s fascinating founding story. Discover the story of the original fortifications, their evolution and how they were defended and more!

Horrible Histories Maze

Experience the foulest and funniest bits of history brought to life by the UK’s first Horrible Histories® Maze! This exciting attraction; full of foul facts and fun games is a maze with a difference! The aim is not to reach the centre, but to reorder the muddle that mischievous Rattus Rattus has made of time and find the way out!

The Time Tower

Join the ghost of the Earl of Warwick on a whirlwind adventure quest through Warwick Castle’s exciting (and often gruesome) history!

This new immersive multimedia experience (included with your entrance ticket) takes you right back to the birth of Warwick Castle. Discover the true story of its past and learn how it controlled the middle of England for 1000s of years.

Daily Events

Exciting events take place every day at Warwick Castle, including jousting, jesting, fighting knights, falconry and the mighty Trebuchet – the world’s largest siege machine! You can even learn the art of archery with the Warwick Bowman.

The Castle Dungeon*

Are you brave enough to venture into the very depths of the castle?? With a spine-chilling set of live actors, shows and spectacular special effects, this 50-minute experience is so scary; it’s strictly over-10s only!

*The Castle Dungeons are not included in this ticket. Tickets to this attraction are available at an additional price on the day.

2019 Event Dates:

  • The Haunted Castle: 19 October - 3 November 2019

Ticket Information

Opening Times: Warwick Castle is generally open between 10am-4pm.

Duration: 1 Full Day entry to Warwick Castle + Cream Team in The Coach House Restaurant.

Address: Warwick Castle, Warwick CV34 4QU. The Castle is well signposted, and less than two miles from junction 15 of the M40.

Additional Information: Includes a cream tea served in The Coach House Restaurant with freshly baked scone, clotted cream and jam plus a pot of tea. Please note Castle Dungeons are not included in this ticket. Car parking is available for £6 per day in the Stratford Road Car Park and £10 a day in the Stables Car Park.

Immerse yourself in over 1100 years of history come rain or shine. See lavishly decorated State Rooms walk the towers and ramparts or explore the 60 acres of glorious gardens. Warwick Castle is the ultimate day out for any group!Explore 64 acres of beautifully landscaped GROUNDS and GARDENS; keep an eye out for our resident peacocks in the picturesque Peacock Garden! Climb the Castle's ancient TOWERS AND RAMPARTS and then marvel at the mesmerising panoramic views from the top of Guy's Tower.Then explore Warwick Castle's intriguing Bear Tower the Guards' Room in Guy's Tower and the haunted Watergate Tower all of which tell their own parts of the Castle's rich 1100-year old story.Beyond the Castle's wall marvel at the magnificent GREAT HALL and the lavish interiors of the adjoining STATE ROOMS. And join Daisy Countess of Warwick and her royal guests for a Royal Weekend Party to discover secrets and scandals from the Victorian age including tales from her notorious house-parties.*The Castle Dungeons aren't included in our tickets and is an additional price when you get to Warwick Castle. Castle Dungeon tickets are only available to buy on the day.