Please note that the Transport Gallery is currently closed for essential maintenance.

We apologise for any inconvenience caused and hope you will continue to visit and enjoy the exhibitions, Bishop’s Palace and gardens.

Opening Times

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

No booking required.

Hayley’s Kitchen at Hartlebury Castle Cafe: Last food orders 4.30pm.

Upcoming Closures

On the following dates, access will be to Worcestershire County Museum only, with a reduced entry fee:
Saturday 10th September
Saturday 22nd October


Whole Site Admission

Enjoy a visit around the whole site including the Castle,  Grounds and playground.

Adult £11.50
Concession (over 60s & Students) £10.00
Child (aged 5-16) £6.50
Under 5s Free
Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) £32.00

Grounds & Gardens Admission

Enjoy a walk around the grounds as you follow the nature trail and enjoy stunning views of the Castle. Let the kids run around on our Adventure Playground.
Please be aware these tickets are not available on Bank Holiday and event days (including Gnome on the Roam) unless otherwise stated.

Adult £5.00
Concession (over 60s & Students) £4.50
Child (aged 5-16) £3.50
Under 5s Free
Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) £13.00

Prices for Worcestershire County Museum only (when House and Grounds are closed):
Explore the history of Worcestershire through fascinating displays, roomsets and collections.

Adult £5.95
Concessions (over 60s & Students) £5.00
Children (aged 5-16) £3.35
Children under 5 Free
Family Ticket (2 adults & up to 3 children) £16.00

Save money with a 12-month pass! 

Become a guardian to receive admission for a year plus other exclusive offers. Whole site or Grounds Only options available – find out more here! We love our local community, if you’re a Worcestershire resident you can buy a Worcestershire Residents Pass that gives you access to the Castle – call 01299 250416 to get your pass today.

Visitor Facilities

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

Accessibility Guide

For full details about access across the site, please see our Accessibility Guide.  (Opens in separate website)

If you have any questions regarding access please call 01299 250416 or email


Dogs are welcome into the Grounds and Reception building. Only Assistance dogs are allowed into the main Castle and outer buildings. Dogs are only allowed in the outdoor seating area of the café.

Find us


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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