WHEN CAN WE VISIT INSIDE BROUGHTON CASTLE?
We are open on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays and Bank Holiday Monday: April to the end of September. The Tea Room and Gardens are Open from 1300-1700. Guided Tours start on Wednesdays and Sundays at 1330, and on Thursdays at 1400.
Free-flow visitors to the Castle are from 1400-1700 (last entry 1630) on Wendesdays and Sundays. On Thursdays there are only Guided Tours from 1400, no Free-flow.
WHEN CAN WE VISIT THE GARDEN?
The Garden is Open from 1300-1700 on Sundays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and the August Bank Holiday Monday from 1300 – 1700. You can book on the website. It is also possible to pay at the gate if you prefer.
CAN I VISIT THE STABLES TEAROOM FOR REFRESHMENTS WITHOUT A TICKET?
Yes. The Tearoom is open to the public from 1300-1700 on Sundays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and the August Bank Holiday Monday even if you have not purchased tickets for the Castle and/or the Garden.
HOW DO I VISIT IF I AM A MEMBER OF HISTORIC HOUSES?
Please book online and ensure that you bring your membership card with you to gain entry. You must book in advance online. If you are not able to visit please inform us as soon as possible so your places are available for other visitors.
DO I HAVE TO PRINT MY ONLINE TICKETS BOUGHT IN ADVANCE?
You do not need to print the tickets that are emailed to you but it is recommended that you screen shot the ticket (the whole ticket please, not just the code) as the signal can be unreliable at times.
IS PARKING FREE FOR PAYING VISITORS?
Coaches and cars enter the grounds through the main gate by the lodge and then turn first left into the parking area next to the church. There is no parking charge for paying visitors. Coach drivers are permitted free entry to the Castle (private tours) but all refreshments must be paid for.
WHERE ARE THE TOILETS?
These are in the car park – please note there are no public facilities within the moated area or the castle. (The Castle is approximately 300 paces from the car park.)
HOW DO I MAKE PAYMENT?
Public Tours are all booked online.
Private bookings – please pay by card on the day of your visit.
HOW LONG IS THE TOUR?
Public Tours – approximately 60 minutes.
Private Tours – approximately 75 minutes.
WHAT CAN I DO IF I AM WORRIED ABOUT ANY OF THE CATTLE AND/OR SHEEP IN THE PARK?
The farmer checks the cattle and sheep at least twice a day. If there is an emergency situation with the animals please contact Wykham Park Farm.
HOW DO I MAKE A BOOKING FOR AN EVENT OR PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR?
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CAN I HAVE A PICNIC IN THE PARK?
Only paying visitors are permitted to picnic in the park. Please purchase you tickets online in advance and ensure you have your tickets with you at all times. Picnics are not permitted inside the moat (or beyond the black railings).
ARE DOGS ALLOWED IN THE PARK AND GARDEN?
Yes. Dogs on leads (at all times please) are very welcome in the park and garden.