Hartlebury Castle is currently closed for the winter season. We are working on exciting projects for 2021 including a fantastic programme of fun events.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Castle in Spring.

Opening Times

Worcestershire County Museum & Grounds

Tuesday – Friday 10am – 5pm
Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday Monday 11am – 5pm
Last entry 4pm

The Bishop’s House is currently closed until Spring 2021.

Christmas at the Castle – 
The Bishop’s House will be open especially on 5th & 6th December. Whole Site Admission fees will apply.

Hartlebury Castle Café

Hartlebury Castle Cafe will currently remain closed. You are welcome to bring your own picnic to enjoy in our outdoor areas.


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


Worcestershire County Museum Admission

Explore the history of Worcestershire through fascinating displays, roomsets and collections.

Adult £5.00
Concessions (over 60s & Students) £4.50
Children (aged 5-16) £3.00
Children under 5 Free
Family Ticket (2 adults & up to 3 children) £15.00

Grounds Admission

Enjoy a walk around the grounds and enjoy stunning views of the Castle.

Adult £3.50
Concession (over 60s & Students) £3.00
Child (aged 5-16) £1.50
Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) £8.00
Family Grounds Annual Pass £20.00
Individual Grounds Annual Pass £10.00

Whole Site Admission
(Applies to Christmas at the Castle weekend)

Enjoy a visit around all of Hartlebury Castle, including the Bishop’s House, Worcestershire County Museum and Castle Grounds.

Adult £9.50
Concession (over 60s & Students) £8.50
Child (aged 5-16) £5.50
Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) £26.00

Accessibility Guide

For full details about access across the site, please download our Accessibility Guide.

If you have any questions regarding access please call 01299 250416 or email museum@worcestershire.gov.uk.

Visitor Facilities

  • Old Moat Coppice nature trail & picnic area offer a pleasant place for a stroll (outside museum boundaries, available at all times)
  • The Orchard Picnic Area is inside the museum and can be used for your own picnics
  • Visitor Reception building with a well-stocked gift shop
  • Lift to all floors
  • Museum is pushchair friendly or pushchairs can be left in the museum lobby if you prefer
  • Ample free parking
  • Easy access to the many walks and footpaths on Hartlebury Common, a rare area of upland heath

Find us

Hartlebury Castle,
DY11 7XZ

Booking, Groups & Events:
Phone: 01299 250416


Hartlebury Castle Preservation Trust is a registered charity and relies on the generosity and support of it’s visitors and the hard work of it’s amazing team of volunteers.

Every donation matters and makes a positive impact on the work the Trust is able to do.

Please text to donate

To donate £1, text CASTLE to 70201
To donate £3, text CASTLE to 70331
To donate £5, text CASTLE to 70970
To donate £10, text CASTLE to 70191



This is your opportunity to get involved and help us turn Hartlebury Castle into something really special. We couldn’t manage without our fantastic volunteers and we’re always looking for new people to join our friendly teams.

All you need is enthusiasm and a smile.


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