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

General public opening hours are seasonal as given below.

Owing to issues with Coronavirus, our opening hours are currently reduced.

Due to current restrictions, we will NOT be open for Easter 2021. We will be opening on Monday 12th April – Sunday 18th April 2021. From there on, the grounds are open each week on Friday, Saturday and Sunday 11am-4pm, and our tearoom is offering drinks and snacks for consumption outside.

We will also be offering a bar service from 4pm – 10pm on Friday and Saturday evenings, serving food and drink. There is no entry fee. To reserve your table please Click Here.

We are also offering lunch which can be prebooked and is table service only. Unfortunately, we are not yet able to open inside for any visitors.

All tickets are £2.50 (no concessions). Under-5s and season ticket holders go free. Tickets may be purchased from the ticket office on arrival.

You may book your day tickets, parking and reserve a table online. Please Click Here.

For more information, please call us on 01283 812129, or Click Here to fill out our Enquiries form.

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.