Opening Times & Entrance Fees


The castle remains open all year round for ticketed events and private functions including meals, school visits, ghost hunts and weddings.

Opening Times

We will open for Saturday 13th April- Thursday 18th April 2019.
WE ARE CLOSED on Friday 19th April (Good Friday) and Saturday 20th April 2019 (In preparation for our Viking event).
We will be open on Sunday 21st April and Monday 22nd April 2019 for our Easter Viking Event.

Low Season (Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday): Thursday 25th April – Sunday 14th July 2019
11am – 4pm (last admission)
High Season (Open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday): Tuesday 16thJuly – Wednesday 4th Sep 2019
11am – 4pm (last admission)
Autumn Season (Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday): Thursday 5th Sep – Sunday 29th Sep 2019
11am – 4pm (last admission)

Closed Season:
We will be closed from Monday 30th September until Easter 2020. See our website for updates and events out of season.
Please note – We are open 12 months of the year to private bookings including weddings, ticketed events and school visits. For more information please call us on 01283 812129, or Click Here to fill out our Enquiries form.

Entrance Fees

Adults Concessions & Children 5 – 12 Children Under 5
Monday CLOSED (Except for Bank Holidays)
Tuesday £3.50 £3.00 FREE!*
Wednesday £3.50 £3.00 FREE!*
Thursday £3.50 £3.00 FREE!*
Friday £3.50 £3.00 FREE!*
Saturday £4.50 £4.00 FREE!*
Sunday £4.50 £4.00 FREE!*

* Excludes Nursery, Playgroup and School visits.

Car Park

Use of the Tutbury Castle car park is £1.00 per vehicle/motorbike. Parking is at the owners’ risk and Tutbury Castle cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss or theft.

Season Tickets

Please click here for more information.

Additional Information

Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead at all times.

Commercial photography and filming including wedding photography and filming are permitted but only by prior arrangement. If you do not have a wedding booked at Tutbury Castle you may use the grounds for a pre-wedding photo shoot at a cost agreed by the wedding co-ordinator. Any arrangements will be confirmed in writing. Please contact us on 01283 812129 for further details.

The Castle reserves the right to refuse entry.