Frequently Asked Questions

When can I visit inside Broughton Castle?

We are open on Wednesdays, Sundays, and Bank Holiday Monday: 31st March to the end of September. The Tea Room and Gardens are Open from 2pm until 5pm.

Last entry into the Castle is 4.30pm.

For private booking enquiries email us at


When can I visit the Gardens?

The Gardens are open from 2pm to 5pm on Wednesdays, Sundays, and Bank Holiday Mondays.

The Park is open everyday.

Can I visit the Tearoom without a ticket?

Yes. The Tearoom is open to the public from 2pm until 5pm on Wednesdays, Sundays, and Bank Holiday Mondays for delicious homemade refreshments, 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 ensure you bring proof of your Historic Houses membership. Entry is free for all current Historic Houses members.

Is parking free for 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 buy a ticket in advance?

We do not sell tickets in advance – please purchase your ticket on arrival at the Gatehouse. Payment is accepted in cash or with card.

What should I do if I am worried about cattle 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 a private tour?

Can I have a picnic in the Park?

Only paying visitors are permitted to picnic in the parkPicnics are not permitted inside the moat (or beyond the black railings).

Are dogs allowed in the Park and Gardens?

Yes. Dogs on leads (at all times please) are very welcome in the Park and Gardens.