Immerse yourself in 1,100 years at one of England’s finest medieval castles and explore the grounds at your own pace on this fantastic self-guided Tour. Travel back in time with the impressive audio-visual experience at the Time Tower. See graffiti left behind by prisoners from hundreds of years ago. Admire the beauty of the Rose & Peacock Gardens. Watch a live display of jousting or archery.
Operates daily (excluding Christmas Day): Warwick Castle's winter opening hours are 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
London Marylebone Station: Melcombe Pl, London NW1 6JJ
Rising imposingly above the River Avon, this world-famous castle can trace its history back more than 1,100 years. Home of the Earls of Warwick, at one point the most powerful noble family in England, the castle has served as a fortification, a stately home and even a prison for royalty.
Warwick Castle’s long, bloody history is steeped in tales of treachery, conquest, murder, mystery and intrigue; the events that took place behind its walls are intertwined with the fabric of English history, and every stone in this ancient castle has a story to tell. Historical figures and events feature throughout the history of this magnificent castle, including William the Conqueror, The English Civil War, Edward IV and the War of the Roses.
Travel through time and bring the history of Warwick Castle to life at the Time Tower; explore the lavish State Rooms and wander through its immaculately maintained gardens, including the Victorian Rose Garden and Peacock Garden.
Traverse the castle's ancient walls and ramparts and be sure to experience one of the many living history displays on offer, from archery to birds of prey. Learn about this and more on this fantastic tour of one of England’s best-loved and most historic castles.
THE FALCONER'S QUEST (1st April - 5th November 2023)
Prepare to take off! Because we’re bringing you 60 epic birds from around the world. SWOOPING, LOOPING, and winging their way towards you with wingspans up to 9 feet. Whoa.
Blockbuster birds deserve a blockbuster setting - and our rousing riverside location is up there with the best. Putting you in the flight path of the fastest owls, vultures, and eagles on earth.
NEW LIVE SHOW: LEGEND OF THE TREBUCHET (1st April - 5th November 2023)
Britain’s biggest siege machine returns to Warwick Castle in a brand-new show launching into action this spring. Join the castle’s most unlikely heroes as they unleash the Legend of the Trebuchet right before your eyes.
The castle is under attack, and all hope is lost… it’s up to Sam, who knows the trebuchet like the back of their hand, to get this rag-tag group together and mount a defence before it’s too late.
GREAT HALL & STATE ROOMS
The castle interior is a great opportunity to tour the castle’s rich history. Each stateroom has a distinctive personality that is a true testament to the opulence of a bygone era.
Visit each room and enjoy the style, artefacts and portraits that all tell the story of the castle’s ownership through time. The decoration of the State Rooms chronicles the castle’s history from the 16th century until 1978.
HORRIBLE HISTORIES MAZE
Get lost & journey back in time! Now there’s, even more, to see, do, and smell in this adventure through the murky depths of time.
Rediscover the Vicious Vikings, Stormin’ Normans, and centuries more - with new interactive games and challenges allowing time travellers to become a part of history.
Uniquely designed for Zog super fans, slide into the NEW Zog Playland, fly like a dragon on a winged zip rope and explore the turrets of Princess Pearl’s Tower. Combining sensory and physical play, and accessible activities, Zog Playland is an adventure for all.
Experience all of this and more on this fantastic tour of one of England’s best-loved and most historic castles.
London Marylebone Station
Your return tickets are flexible, and you can return anytime between 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm the same day (direct trains run every 30 minutes).
Marylebone Station is centrally located and easily accessible by underground; it is serviced by the Bakerloo line and is in Zone 1. You can spot our representatives on their red clipboard.