Hartlebury Castle

Hartlebury Castle, Hartlebury, Worcestershire, England

Discover the historic Palace at Hartlebury Castle, Worcestershire that was home to the Bishops of Worcester for over 1000 years.

Tour the Palace's grand State Rooms, promenade along the newly restored Long Gallery, find hidden rooms, meet the Pepys family through our marvellous talking portraits and enjoy Worcestershire County Museum's fascinating collections including costumes, transport and toy gallery. Then follow in the footsteps of royalty as you stroll around the grounds offering beautiful views of the Castle, before enjoying a visit to The Bishops' Table Cafe.

Opening Times: -

Hartlebury Castle is open from 1st February - 23rd December each year.

Tuesdays to Fridays : 10am - 5pm
Saturdays, Sundays & Bank Holidays : 11am - 5pm
Mondays (except Bank Holidays) Closed
Last entry 4pm.

Please be aware that on Friday 8th February, the Saloon will be closed between 12pm - 3.30pm.

The Hurd Library is open for visitors to look into on Tuesdays 11am - 2pm*

*Subject to volunteer availability, please call in advance if you are planning a special visit.

Whole site admission prices include access to the Bishops Palace & State Rooms, Worcestershire County Museum, and the Castle grounds. On Tuesdays & Bank Holidays your ticket also allows you to see into the Hurd Library.

The Bishops Table Cafe: -

Open Tuesday - Sunday 9am - 4pm.
Serving Breakfast 9am - 12pm.
Home Cooked Lunches 12pm - 2pm.
Light Bites 12pm - 3.30pm.
Afternoon Tea 2pm - 3.30pm.

Their Café includes an outdoor seating area and children can run around and enjoy playing in our scale model Gypsy Waggon.

The Café also accepts bookings for groups and parties. Please contact The Bishops Table Café to find out more.

If you would like to contact the Café, please call 01299 251901 or email catering@hartleburycastle.com

Admission: -

Whole Site Admission:-

Adult £9.00
Concessions (over 60s & Students) £8.00
Children (aged 5-16) £5.00
Children under 5 Free
Family (2 adults & 2 children) £25.00

Annual passes are also available, allowing you to visit Hartlebury Castle as many times as you like in a year. A whole site family pass costs £45 and an individual pass costs £22. Events and activities are payable separately.

Grounds Only Admission: -

For those of you who just want to visit the Castle grounds a grounds only ticket is available:

Adult & Concessions £3.00
Children (aged 5-16) £1.50
Family (2 adults & 2 children) £8.00
Family Grounds Annual Pass £20.00
Individual Grounds Annual Pass £10.00

Please note that Grounds Only tickets are not available on special event days.

Dogs are welcome into the Grounds and Reception building. Only Assistance dogs are allowed into the main Castle and outer buildings.

The cafe outdoor seating area has bowls of water available for your dog as you relax with a hot drink. Dogs may be taken through the main cafe to access this area.


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