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 Hours

General public opening hours are seasonal as given below

Low Season 1stAprl – 1st July 2018
Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun | 11am – 4pm (last admission)
High Season 3rdJuly – 31stAug 2018
Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun | 11am – 4pm (last admission)
Autumn Season 1stSep – 30thSep 2018
Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun | 11am – 4pm (last admission)

Closed Season:
October through to Easter Sunday – Closed to general public. However, 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.