Follow the footsteps of past Dukes and Duchesses to discover your chocolate treat. Bring the whole family along for a wonderful Easter adventure. The trail is free of charge and included in the children’s entrance ticket for the 4 day event (Good Friday – Easter Monday). The Easter Egg Hunt will be outside in the grounds of the estate, so ensure suitable footwear and clothing is worn. Four legged friends are also welcome, but please keep dogs on leads!
Why not join us in the Tearoom, to refuel after all your hard work! Afternoon tea and Castle entrance tickets can be purchased here.
To see our open days for our 2018 season, click here.
Our normal hours of opening are 11:00am – 5:30pm.
Ticket Office opens at 10:30am.
Please allow at least 15 minutes to walk from the ticket office to the Castle, the walk up to the Castle from the car park is up hill a little bit steep. Please speak to the ticket office staff if you require a car park pass that allows parking up at the castle.
Visits to the Castle are either by free flow or a guided tour.
Free flow admission 11:00am to 4:00pm.
Guided tours take place at 11:30am, 1:30pm & 3:00pm.
Castle Guides will be available to answer questions and help with information.
Castle door closed at 5:00pm.
Ticket office gate locked at 5:30pm.
Guided Castle Tour & Garden Tickets:
Adults £20 : Children aged 4-16 £12 Under 3’s free : Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) £58
Free Flow Castle & Garden Tickets:
Adults £18 : Children aged 4-16 £10 Under 3’s free : Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) £51
Garden only tickets
Adults £12 : Children aged 4-16 £8 Under 3’s free : Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) £36