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Frequently asked questions

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Before you visit

Tickets & Ticket Prices

Our day ticket prices vary depending on how  far in advance you book, and how much you want to do. See our Day Ticket Prices page or book online now

What ages are children, adults and seniors at Warwick Castle?

When buying your tickets to Warwick Castle, please check that all members of your group fit into the right age group category to ensure your entry is made as smooth as possible. Children 2 and under are free. Children are aged 3-11 years old. Adults are 12-59 years old. Seniors are 60+.

Can I take my pushchair through the Castle?

Unfortunately pushchairs cannot be taken through the main house of the Castle as there are stairs leading to each point and also with narrow doorways and stairs within the exhibitions this makes it unsuitable for pushchairs. Pushchairs can be left outside at identified pushchair parks.

Is there anywhere secure for us to leave luggage during our visit?

We do provide locker facilities at the Castle. These are suitable for hand luggage sized cases and rucksacks and are situated in the Stables Car Park. The lockers cost £1 per use and the charge is non-refundable.

Do you allow pets at the Castle?

We do not allow pets on site at the Castle, the only exception to this are registered assistance dogs.

Can I bring a picnic?

Visitors are welcome to bring their own picnics to the Castle, with 64 acres of beautiful grounds it is easy to find the perfect picnic spot.

Are you allowed to smoke at the Castle?

Smoking is not permitted in the main Castle Courtyard or the Stables Courtyard and the main house of the Castle itself. Smoking is permitted in the grounds of the Castle, however, we do ask that guests refrain from smoking in areas where a show may be taking place or in queue lines.

Do you allow photography at the Castle?

Guests are permitted to take photographs of the Castle and its exhibits throughout the course of their visit. Please note that photography is not permitted in the Castle Dungeon or the Princess Tower.

Is it possible to leave the Castle and re-enter on the same day using the same ticket?

If you ask our attendant on the turnstiles entrance they will be able to stamp your hand and this will enable re-entry later on in the day. Your ticket will not allow re-entry.

Is there a specific area for First Aid at the Castle?

There isn’t a specific area for first aid at the Castle, however we do have a number of trained first aiders on site. If you are in need of a first aider on the day of your visit then please inform a member of staff who will ensure that we get a first aider to attend to you as soon as possible.

What happens if I lose my child when at the Castle?

In the event that your child goes missing during your visit, please report this to any member of staff who will be able to assist. We have a designated Lost Child Point, located in the Central Courtyard.

Do you have cash machines at the Castle?

We do have two cash machines at the Castle, one is located in the Coach House Restaurant and the other is in Undercroft Restaurant. Please be aware that as these machines are provided by an external company and therefore there is a small charge which applies when you use the machines.

What is the nearest mainline Train Station?

The nearest Train Station is Warwick Station, a short 15-minute walk from the Castle.

How do I get to Warwick Castle?

The Castle is easy to get to by road, rail, air and even through special tour operators.

Head towards Warwick and follow the brown signs - standard parking is at postcode CV34 6AH, but if you are walking or are a Tower Suites guest then you should go to admissions at CV34 4QU.

Please see our Directions & Parking page for further details.

What baby care facilities do you provide?

There are baby changing facilities just before you enter the female toilets in the Stables Courtyard and additional facilities are located in the male and female toilets next to the Undercroft restaurant and in the Mill and Engine House. The Undercroft also provides a private area for mothers to nurse their babies. Staff from the Coach House and the Undercroft restaurants will also be happy to heat any bottles for babies.

I want to take advantage of the Rainy Day Guarantee. How does it work?

If you purchased your tickets online and it rained for one hour or more during your visit, we will guarantee you a FREE return visit to the Castle, Grounds and Gardens. FREE return visit must be claimed within 60 days of your original ticket date. All you have to do is present your tickets from your first visit at the ticket office window/s within 60 days of your original ticket date and you will have another day out for FREE. For further terms and conditions, please visit the Rainy Day page.

My Print@Home tickets failed to print; how can I enter the Castle?

We are sorry to hear that you have had problems receiving your Print @ Home tickets, all you will need to do is bring along a copy of your order number to our turnstiles entrance and we will ensure your entry to the Castle.

If you can no longer find your booking reference number, or do not think you have received a confirmation email from us, please call us on 01926 495421 or email us.

I am a carer and I will be bringing in a disabled guest; could you explain to me how the ticket options work?

Registered disabled guests and one designated carer are entitled to discounted tickets for Warwick Castle. These can be purchased online, over the phone with our contact centre or on the day at the ticket offices.

For further information regarding disabled combination tickets, general access and suitability of our attractions for disabled visitors please visit our Accessibility section under ‘Plan Your Day’, contact us on 01926 495421 or email us.

Do you have more information on The Sun FREE Ticket Campaign?

Please be advised Sun Free Tickets are not transferable, and are only valid for entry to Warwick Castle (the “attraction”) on the allocated date.

The promoter and Warwick Castle cannot take any responsibility for any unused tickets and will not, under any circumstance, reissue tickets for an alternative date if the allocated date is missed.

Free tickets are for Castle entry only. Additional charges apply for The Castle Dungeon.

Terms and Conditions for the campaign can be found here:

https://www.warwick-castle.com/misc/terms/warwick-castle-sun-free-terms.aspx

Please click on the website link below for full details on how to enter and also terms and conditions for the campaign:

Thesun.co.uk/superdays 

If you have any enquiries regarding missing applications forms, un-received tickets or any other questions please email:

tickets@thesun.co.uk 

I have 2 for 1 vouchers, can I use these to book online?

Unfortunately 2 for 1 vouchers can only be redeemed on the day of your visit at our ticket offices and cannot be used in conjunction with any online ticket purchases.

What are the full 2 for 1 voucher terms and conditions?

The voucher entitles the holder to one free admission to Warwick Castle when accompanied by one full paying adult. Maximum 4 free tickets per person. Damaged, amended or photocopied vouchers will not be accepted. Voucher not valid in conjunction with any offer, discount, concession, inclusive travel offer or annual passes. Voucher cannot be used when booking tickets in advance. No cash alternative. Voucher must be presented upon entrance and surrendered to the ticket booth operator. This offer excludes entry to The Castle Dungeon which is available at an additional cost. Only one voucher per person and per transaction. Admission rates are subject to change. Car parking charges apply and parking is subject to availability. Please check voucher validity dates.

What ticket can I redeem my 2 for 1 voucher against?

2 for 1 vouchers not valid across all ticket types, unless specified in voucher terms and conditions. Vouchers cannot be redeemed against any out of hours events.

Please note that this offer is subject to availability and can be changed at any time.

We are looking to purchase tickets through the Tesco Club card Deals; what does this entitle us to?

The Tesco One Day Entry tokens that are available through Tesco Club card Deals are only valid for Castle entry only. Tickets for the Castle Dungeon can be purchased separately on the day of your visit.*

The one day entry tokens will need to be pre-purchased through Tesco Club card before your visit to the Castle and there will be no need to queue on the day of your visit, simply present your tokens at the turnstiles entrance and you will allowed entry to the Castle.

Please note that we cannot accept the £5 or £10 off tokens.

We also accept Tesco 2 for 1 Vouchers.

* The Castle Dungeon is an additional £9.00 per person. Tickets can be purchased on the day of your visit as both attractions have an allocation held back for on the day sales. During peak periods such as the school holidays, we would recommend that you arrive as early as you can and make purchasing these tickets your priority to avoid disappointment as these attractions do have a limited capacity.

I have purchased the Merlin Annual Pass through Tesco Club card Deals, is it possible to activate my pass at the Castle?

It is possible to activate your Merlin Annual Pass at the Castle, all you will need to do is bring along your tokens and completed application forms to the Castle.

Do you accept Nectar Points?

Yes, you can swipe your card when purchasing your tickets on the day of visit. Nectar points can be redeemed in £5 increments per person per entrance ticket against standard Castle and Grounds tickets. Nectar points cannot be redeemed against tickets for our secondary attraction, the Castle Dungeon. To redeem points, please go to the main Ticket Office on the day of your visit.

£5.00 value of tickets will take 500 points. You can receive up to £20.00 off an adult ticket and up to £15.00 off a child ticket.

Please note, if you wish to use your points to purchase a Merlin Annual Pass then this must be done through Nectar and cannot be purchased directly from Warwick Castle.

Do you accept English Heritage cards?

Enjoy a 50% discount for all English Heritage Pass holders when visiting Warwick Castle. Offer applies to Castle only entry for pass holders. Additional charges apply for visiting Warwick Castle's secondary attraction, The Castle Dungeon. Car park charges apply.

This discount is valid on Adult and Child Castle only entry tickets and cannot be used in conjunction with combination, discounted, promotional or concessionary tickets. The discount is only for the pass holder and up to two children in the party, in which case each person would be eligible to receive the reduced admission rate.

Please note that all passes must be presented at the ticket office prior to purchase in order to qualify for the discount. This offer is only available on the day of your visit and cannot be pre-booked on our websites.

I am a member of National Trust; would I be entitled to free entry?

The Castle is privately owned and is not affiliated with National Trust properties. As a result of this members of the National Trust are not entitled to free entry.

Blue Peter Badges

  • A badge and valid Blue Peter Card entitles children (up to and including 15 years of age) to free entry to Warwick Castle (entry to the Castle Dungeon is not included) when accompanied by a ticket bearing adult.
  • Only one free entry per Blue Peter badge winner.
  • Free entry for Blue Peter badge winners aged 6-15 is subject to presentation of a valid Blue Peter badge and a completed, valid Blue Peter Card.
  • Present your valid Blue Peter badge and completed, valid Blue Peter Card at the turnstiles to gain entry to the Park.
  • Photocopies will not be accepted, only an original Blue Peter badge and completed, valid Blue Peter Card will be accepted.
  • Free entry is offered to the named Blue Peter badge and card holder only. Blue Peter badge and completed, valid card holder cannot be used by anyone else.

What payment options are available for me to purchase tickets at the Castle?

Tickets can be paid for online by using any major credit or debit card, and this includes American Express. The Castle online booking system is facilitated by the MasterCard Secure Code system so if your card is supported by this system you will have to input your personal secure code in order to process payment.

Tickets can also be purchased on the day of your visit by using any major credit/debit cards and cash (sterling only, euro’s and other currencies are not accepted).

Please note that personal cheques are not accepted and we are not associated with the PayPal scheme.

Can I change my visit date?

All tickets are non transferable and non refundable as per the booking terms and conditions, however, we will review each case individually.

In the event that you need to change your visit date, please either call 01926 495421 or email us. We will require your booking reference number, name, date or original booking and the proposed alternative date.

 

On the day

Opening Times

We open at 10am every day. Closing times vary depending on the season. See out Opening Times page for details.

Warwick Castle Map

See or download a map of Warwick Castle.

How long do we need to see everything?

There is a lot to see and do at Warwick Castle - plenty to keep you occupied for the whole day!

Take a look at our What's On page to see everything that's happening on the day of your visit.

If you're in planning a larger group trip then you should allow at least 4 hours for everyone to get a good feel of the Castle.

How far away is the car park from the Castle?

We offer a number of different parking options. For more information please visit our Directions & Parking page.

Group trips

Where should groups go on arrival?

Groups already in possession of pre-purchased tickets may go through the turnstiles on arrival.

For larger groups we recommend that the group leader retains all tickets and does not hand them out to each member of the party, this will enable a more prompt entrance to the Castle.

Groups without a reservation should purchase tickets from the ticket office or Group entrance (open in high season only) - group rates will be as the discounted walk up groups rate only.

Can I pre-arrange a tour for my group trip?

Yes, you can definitely pre-arrange this to save time on the day.

Discover 1100 years of history, brought to life during a 45 minute tour by one of our knowledgeable Warwick Castle guides.

The tour encompasses the Gate House, Barbican and the magnificent Great Hall and State Rooms, but can also be tailored to suit your requirements, at a cost of an additional £5.00 per person is a great enhancement and offers great value for your group.

Pre-booking essential - call 0871 222 6688 (calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras) or email us.

Can I pre-arrange Guidebooks or Multimedia guides for my group?

Yes, you can add them to your basket when booking tickets for your group day out.

Through images and technology Warwick Castle celebrates and shares lifetimes of memories, heroism, and tragic wars, brave knights, radical royals and the marvellous history of the Great Hall and State Rooms.

Both options are available to reserve online and collect on arrival, simply select when purchasing your online ticket. Multimedia guides are available in English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Chinese, Italian and Brazilian Portuguese.

BOOK YOUR GUIDEBOOK AND MULTIMEDIA GUIDE HERE

Can I pre-book lunches for our group trip?

Yes - our Group Lunch options are a great enhancement to any visit.

Group Lunches are served in the Georgian Coach House Restaurant - prices start at just £10.50 per person. We have both set menus and private dining options available.

Also, if you are just visiting Warwick but not the Castle, then you can arrange a lunch in the Coach House without having to buy Castle tickets. 

What else is there to do in the area?

Looking for a longer stay in Warwickshire?

Take a look at recommended itineraries in Shakespeare's England, or visit Merlin Groups for group days out discounts, offers and ideas at top attractions throughout the UK.

If you need somewhere to stay, then call our team to check availability on 01162 778 998.

After you visit

I have lost something at the Castle; how do I report this?

If you are aware that you have lost a particular item while you are at the Castle then please inform the attendant at our turnstiles and they will give you a lost property form to fill out. However, if you have noticed that you have lost an item after your visit then please contact customer.information@warwick-castle.com or call 01926 495421 with your details and a description of the item.

I have feedback on my visit, where do I send it?

We welcome all feedback to help improve performance in the future. If you address your comment to guest.feedback@warwick-castle.com or write to Guest Feedback, Warwick Castle, Warwick, CV34 4QU.

Thank you.

Do you support any charities?

Merlin Entertainments' special charity, Merlin's Magic Wand, puts the magic back into the childhoods of seriously ill, disabled and disadvantaged children across the world.

By providing tickets and financial support in the form of travel grants, they help thousands of children and their families to have magical days out every year.

For children who are too unwell for a day out, they deliver exciting Taking the Magic to the Children projects, ranging from sensory rooms to specially adapted playgrounds.

To find out more about Merlin’s Magic Wand, the eligibility criteria and how you can apply, please visit www.merlinsmagicwand.org

Please note that Merlin’s Magic Wand works directly with children, families and organisations that will benefit from a day out and is unfortunately unable to provide tickets to assist with fundraising through raffles and auctions.

Knight's Village

Is the Knight's Village inside the Castle?

The Knight's Village itself is situated in a secluded area of managed woodland space within the Warwick Castle grounds, at the foot of the Pageant Field.

It's approximately 5-minutes walk from the Castle, to give you the peace and tranquillity of a night in a Woodland Lodge or Mediaeval Glamping Tent!

Can I bring infants?

Sure, the Knight's Village can accommodate infants and toddlers.

Bottle/food warming facilities are available and open 24 hours for night feeds.

Can I bring my own BBQ?

Unfortunately not, as the Knight's Village is housed within a woodland area we are unable to allow any type of barbeques.

Can my dog come with me?

No, we are afraid we do not allow dogs, or any other pets into the Castle and Knight's Village. However, we do allow registered assistance dogs on the site.

Can we build a fire in the Knight's Village?

Unfortunately not, as the Knight's Village is housed within a woodland area we are unable to have open firesCandlesTea Lights, paraffin or oil lamps.

Any guest attempting to light a fire will be asked to leave the village.

Can we go outside the Knight's Village at night?

Of course. Warwick Town is approximately 5-minute walk and is home to a wide selection of pubs and restaurants.

Please note that for the comfort of all guests we ask that you return to the Knight's Village by 11pm.

Can you accommodate Disabled guests?

We can accommodate Disabled guests, however the Knight's Village is in an area of woodland within the Castle grounds so you may need assistance.–

Please contact an advisor for more information on 0845 330 1011 (calls cost 3p per minute plus your phone company's access charge).

 

 

Can you see the Castle from the Knight's Village?

The main castle building is not visible from the Knight's Village although it is located 5 minutes away to allow you easy access to the Woodland Lodges and Glamping Tents in the day.

Do you allow tents and camping?

Unfortunately not. In order for us to make sure all our guests experience the full tranquillity and uniqueness of our Woodland Lodges and Mediaeval Glamping Tents at Warwick Castle, accommodation is limited to the exclusive accommodation.

Short breaks for Youth Groups

If you are part of a Youth Group and interested in our Lodges or Glamping packages in 2016 please call 0116 232 4531.

How far away is the car park from the Knight's Village?

The secure car park is a short 2-minute walk from the Knight's Village.

Is entrance to the Castle Dungeon included in a short break package?

Our short break packages do not include entrance to the Castle Dungeon because it is not suitable for all guests.

Is there a restaurant in the Knight's Village?

Yes all food and drink is served in the Mediaeval Grand Banqueting Hall:

  • Breakfast is included and is a choice of either Continental or cooked Traditional. Vegetarian option also available.
  • Evening All-You-Can-Eat Mediaeval Banquet at an additional £18.95 per Adult; £9.95 per child.

Download the sample dinner menu.

If you have any special dietary requirements please advise upon check-in.

Is there electricity?

Yes, the Knight's Village is fully lit at night and electricity is provided in both the Woodland Lodges and Glamping Tents. Please note that the use of electric heaters is prohibited.

Is there Wi-Fi internet access in the Knight's Village?

Free WIFI is available to all guests during their stay, please note that WIFI signal is restricted to the Knight's Village.

What time can I check-in in the Knight's Village, and when must I check-out by?

You are welcome to leave your car in the Knight's Village parking bays within our secure and manned car park for the duration of your trip.

What time can I check-in?
Check-in is 4pm on the day of arrival.

What time is check-out?
Check-out is 11am on the day of departure. 

Where can I give Knight's Village feedback?

We welcome feedback on our Woodland Lodge and Mediaeval Glamping experiences.

Please speak to the Knight's Village Manager during your stay with any comments or complaints. In most cases we will be able to help immediately so you can enjoy the rest of your stay.

Tower Suites

What time can I check-in to my Tower Suite, and when must I check-out by?

You are free to enjoy the castle on every day of your Tower Suite luxury short break from when it opens at 10am until closing time.  

You are welcome to leave your car in the priority car park for the duration of your trip.

What time can I check-in?
Check-in is 3pm on the day of arrival. 

What time is check-out?
Check-out is 10am on the day of departure. 

Is there a restaurant on-site for Tower Suites Guests?

Yes, within Castle opening hours (up to 6pm).

After this time, Warwick Town is approximately a 5-minute walk and is home to approximately 50 pubs and 120 restaurants. We have also partnered with some of the best of these to be able to offer a discount for all Tower Suites guests.

Do Tower Suites have wi-fi access?

Of course. The suites have been updated to include all the modern, state-of-the-art technologies you’d expect.

How far away is the car park from the Tower Suites?

The priority car park is a short 2-minute walk from the Tower Suites. The postcode for our Stables Car Park is CV34 4QU.

Can I Reserve a Room?

Unfortunately due to the limited availability of our Tower Suites we require payment in full in order to secure your booking.

Accommodation

Where can I stay near to Warwick Castle?

There are many places to stay in and around Warwick, but for a truly unique short break why not stay at the Castle itself?

Take a look at our themed on-site short break packages:

  • Mediaeval Glamping
    Experience a unique starlit woodland family sleepover like no other as Mediaeval Glamping returns to Warwick Castle.
  • Woodland Lodges
    Enjoy an exclusive sleepover in your very own themed Lodge, set in a picturesque woodland grove on the river bank within our Knight's Village!
  • Tower Suites
    Take a private floor of the 14th century Caesar’s Tower for the perfect romantic getaway.

 

Are there smoking areas?

Warwick Castle is a non-smoking venue, there are however designated smoking points across the resort including the Knight's Village.

Can I speak to someone if I have any more questions about staying at the Castle?

Of course, for short break enquiries please call our dedicated Sales Team on 0845 330 1011 (calls cost 3p per minute plus your phone company's access charge).

They are available from 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday and will be happy to help.

Can we go into the Castle at night?

Unfortunately not. The Castle will close at either 4pm, 5pm or 6pm (dependant on the time of year) each evening.

There is 24-hour access into and out of the Castle through the main Barbican and Turnstiles area.

Short break guests are free to relax within the Knight's Village to enjoy a well deserved rest or head into Warwick town centre, a short 5 minute walk away.

Do you supply cots?

Yes, although due to limited availability please pre-book this via our dedicated Sales Team on 0845 330 1011 (calls cost 3p per minute plus your phone company's access charge).

Lines available Monday-Friday; 9am-5pm.

I have a Warwick or Merlin Annual Pass – do I get a discount?

A 20% discount will be applied at the time of purchase for all Warwick Annual Pass and Merlin Annual Passholders.

Please note, for bookings with multiple tents/lodges/suites, one Passholder is required per tent/lodge/suite in order for the discount to apply and Passholders must show a valid Annual Pass upon arrival at the Knight's Village/Castle. 

Book your short break now.

Is the Castle or Knight's Village secure during the day and at night?

Yes, the Castle has an on-site 24-hour Knight's Village Manager as well as on-site 24-hour Security.

What is the Amendments and Cancellation policy?

If, for any reason, you would like to amend your booking after it has been confirmed, we will do our best to assist you. If you wish to amend your booking and provide us with less than 7 days notice, then cancellation charges as detailed below will apply.

If, for any reason, you have to cancel your stay you should contact our dedicated Sales Team immediately on 0845 330 1011 (calls cost 3p per minute plus your phone company's access charge).

The reasons for any such cancellation will be considered sympathetically and, if requested by you, we will attempt to offer you a stay on an alternative date.

If you do not want to stay at another time and wish to cancel a booking, the following charges will apply:

  • More than 7 days before arrival date; £25.00 administration fee (for cancellations only).
  • From 7 days to 1 day before arrival date; 50% of total cost as stated on the reservation confirmation.
  • Arrival date or non-arrival date; 100% of total cost as stated on the reservation confirmation.

Schools

How do I book a school trip?

You can book a school trip via our Schools page.

Alternatively you can provisionally book by calling our booking team or 0871 222 2772, and by using our online form.

What schools events are on at the Castle?

We run educational events for all ages throughout the year in various core subjects. Below is a list of key events that will be running in 2016:

  • 5th February 2016 - For National Storytelling Week we are running a storytelling day at the Castle for no extra costs to entry and a free story workshop. (Pre-school – Key Stage 3).
  • 14-20 March 2016 - We are celebrating Shakespeare’s 400th Anniversary and working in collaboration with the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust. We will be running Shakespeare’s activities and bookable workshops.
  • 18-22 February 2016Warwick Castle Science Fair with the Big Bang and Mad Science (Key Stage 1+). 
  • If you are interested in history, we will be running our popular History Live workshop during certain weeks throughout the year. These 2 hour workshops bring history to life where pupils get to meet characters from famous houses such as the Tudors, the Normans or the Plantagenets. From £12.00 per pupil (includes Castle entry).

Visit our Schools page for more information.

When is your next Teacher VIP day?

The next Teacher VIP dates will be held on the following dates:

  • 30 January 2016
  • 5 March 2016
  • 21 May 2016

An exclusive VIP day which gives you the opportunity to meet our team in the morning, and tailor your visit to the needs of your pupils! This day will tell you everything you need to know about a school visit to the Castle.

  • Discover our fantastic school offering
  • Meet the team and learn how we can help create the best educational day out for your school
  • Bring a friend to enjoy the rest of your day at the Castle

To register your place email your dates and contact information to education@warwick-castle.com

Do you offer school trips?

A school trip to Warwick Castle offers a unique environment for learning outside the classroom that will challenge your pupils, and fill them with enthusiasm!

Working in collaboration with experienced teachers, we offer a variety of educational packages in 6 subjects from Key Stage 1 – 5 which meet the needs of your pupils, whilst matching the curriculum so I am sure you will find som4ething of interest!

Visit our Schools page to book or for full information about our Education Programme and events.

To speak to our Education Team about which package is best for you, then please contact education@warwick-castle.com. We can also tailor the content of a tour if requested.

Do you do science based activities / events / workshops?

We offer two science based workshops for both Primary and Secondary pupils.

Our Forces of Physics workshop allows your pupils to discover how Warwick Castle’s mediaeval weapons act upon various forces of physics (Trebuchet live firing demonstration as part of daily show).

New for 2016, we have introduced a Water Rocket workshop that explores the science of physics and flight for Key Stage 2+ pupils. Build your own rocket and launch it down our Pageants field!

To find out more download our Education Programme or to book please call 0871 222 2772.

Alternatively you can join us for the Warwick Castle Science Fair from 18-22 April 2016 (Key Stage 1+). We are working collaboration with the Big Bang and Mad Science who are provided 8 interactive workstations, fire and ice shows during the day and bookable water rocket workshops!

To speak to our Education Team about which package is best for you, then please contact education@warwick-castle.com. We can also tailor the content of a tour if requested.

What else do you do other than history?

We offer packages / educational events in 6 different subjects including Design Technology (and Art and Crafts), Science & Engineering, Marketing and Business (optional Events focus), Citizenship, Drama, English and of course History (Over 8 packages).

To find out more download our Education Programme or to book please call 0871 222 2772.

To speak to our Education Team about which package is best for you, then please contact education@warwick-castle.com. We can also tailor the content of a tour if requested.

Do you offer secondary school packages / workshops?

We offer Secondary school groups packages / educational events in 6 different subjects including Design Technology (and Art and Crafts), Science & Engineering, Marketing and Business (optional Events focus), Citizenship, Drama, English and of course History (Over 8 packages).

To find out more download our Education Programme or to book please call 0871 222 2772.

To speak to our Education Team about which package is best for you, then please contact education@warwick-castle.com. We can also tailor the content of a tour if requested.

Do you offer pre-school / primary school packages / workshops?

We offer various packages for younger pupils from ages 4 – 11 that are both educational and interactive! Our programme offers Pre-school and Primary school pupils workshops and tours covering subjects including Design Technology (and Art and Crafts), Science & Engineering, Citizenship, English and of course History (Over 8 packages).

To find out ownload our Education Programme or to book please call 0871 222 2772.

To speak to our Education Team about which package is best for you, then please contact education@warwick-castle.com. We can also tailor the content of a tour if requested.

Do you offer College / A-level or University level packages / workshops?

We offer various packages / for older students including Marketing and Business (optional Events focus), Drama, and events that may be appealing in Science and English.

To find out more download our Education Programme or to book please call 0871 222 2772.

To speak to our Education Team about which package is best for you, then please contact education@warwick-castle.com. We can also tailor the content of a tour if requested.

Do you offer school discounts?

Yes! We offer our loyal and repeat school visitors a free visit when they have visited us already twice in the space of 12 months. Visit our Loyalty Card page for full terms and conditions.

Our school ticket price is our most exclusive priced ticket, offering up to 60% off walk up ticket prices.

School group rates offer teacher 1 free ticket in every 5 paying primary school pupils (1:10 secondary and older students).

To speak to our Education Team about  our discounts, then please contact education@warwick-castle.com

Do you do anything for Children University members?

Warwick Castle are delighted to be a learning destination and linked to the Warwickshire Children’s University.

To continue your learning outside of the classroom and to be a part of this award winning scheme, join us at Warwick Castle to earn credits to your learning passport by completing Warwick Castle’s Student Challenge.

All you need to do is follow the steps highlighted below: 

  1. Download the our fun activity worksheet before you visit the Castle
  2. Complete the worksheet during your visit and hand it to a member of Staff at our Welcome Desk when you leave the Castle at the end of your day.
  3. If you have completed the worksheet correctly, we will stamp your passport with a special Warwick Castle stamp!

Terms and Conditions:

  • Worksheets must be downloaded and printed in advance of a visit. They will not be available at Warwick Castle.
  • Standard entry prices are applicable.
  • Stamps given out at the time of a visit at our Welcome Desk / Turnstiles area by a member of Warwick Castle staff only. This area is located at the entrance / exit of the Castle.
  • Each completed worksheet is worth one CU credit
  • We are unable to accept posted forms - they must be handed in to Welcome Desk / Turnstile Area on the day of a visit.
  • For general enquiries about the Children's University, please visit www.childrensuniversity.co.uk 
  • For further details about Warwick Castle education programme, please email education@warwick-castle.com

Horrible Histories Maze

Is the Horrible Histories Maze suitable for all ages?

There are no age restrictions for the maze and well, we want you to get lost! However some children may become distressed without a parent or guardian.

Does the Horrible Histories Maze cost extra?

No, the Horrible Histories Maze is included in all official Warwick Castle tickets!

Is the Horrible Histories Maze open all year round?

Yes, the Horrible Histories Maze is open all year round, from 19th March 2016, however it may close in adverse weather conditions or due to low light levels.