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Rainy Day Promise

If you purchased your tickets in advance of your visit, but poor weather impacted your experience on the day, you could return for a second day free.*
Knight under umbrella in gardens


We're open every day (except Christmas Day) come rain or shine, so you can experience all seasons!

  • As Warwick Castle and Knight's Village is predominantly outdoors, we recommend that you come prepared for the weather. 
  • Please check the weather forecast before your visit and wear appropriate clothing and footwear.
  • If the weather does catch you by surprise, you can purchase sun cream, ponchos and umbrellas in our gift shops.
  • During the summer, a lightweight picnic blanket comes in handy to find your own shady spot or to watch our shows when seating is limited. 
  • During the winter, wearing lots of layers is useful as you move between any outdoor and indoor areas. 

Knight checking the weather

Our poor weather pledge

If it rains persistently for more than one hour during your time with us – and you booked your tickets in advance of your visit - you could return for free within the next 60 days.

Step 1: Check that your original visit date is eligible for our Rainy Day Promise below.

Step 2: Check our return visit dates below and decide when you'd like to come back.

Step 3: Read our full Rainy Day Promise terms and conditions below.

Step 4: There's no need to pre-book on the day of your free return visit, but you'll need to produce your original tickets at one of our ticket windows to be checked. 

*Terms & Conditions Apply

What you need to know...

  • 3rd, 5th, 10th, 18th, 27th, 28th December 2023
  • 2nd January 2024
  • 13th, 21st, 22nd February 2024
  • 2nd, 10th, 12th, 23d, 27th, 28th March 2024
  • 6th, 7th, 10th, 22nd April 2024

Please note, guests with Light Trail bookings between 1st - 7th January 2024 will also be eligible to claim our Rainy Day Promise. 

Our Rainy Day Promise is only valid when it rains continuously for more than one hour - as per the above dates. The Warwick Castle Management Team records weather conditions and our decision is final.

*Restrictions Apply. Please see the restrictions below.

  • You can return for free with our Rainy Day Promise on any day within 60 days of your visit excluding Bank Holidays and 24th/25th December

  • Your free return tickets will only be issued upon presentation of the original ticket(s) from your first visit. Photocopies or booking references cannot be accepted.
  • The date of your original tickets must be on an eligible rainy day as specified above. 
  • No cash alternative is available, tickets cannot be re-sold or exchanged.
  • This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
  • Return visits are subject to availability. Please check our “Plan Your Visit” page to check our day time opening times.
  • Return visit tickets can only be exchanged for the same original ticket type and only apply to day time castle or grounds and gardens entry (i.e. an Adult ticket for an Adult ticket).
  • The Rainy Day Promise does not apply to special events such as The Castle After Dark.
  • The Castle Dungeons, Ice Rink, or any other additional paid-for activities are exempt and do not apply.
  • Tickets are only valid for a single second free visit to gain entry to Warwick Castle. You cannot transfer your free return visit for an alternative date, should it rain again.
  • Car parking charges and full attraction regulations apply.
  • Warwick Castle has the right to refuse entry and withdraw the Rainy Day Promise offer at any time.
  • This offer is available on tickets purchased on the day or through Warwick Castle website, and is not applicable to school or groups, or tickets purchased through a partner discounted ticket and third party.


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