Step back in time at Tamworth Castle and make some great family memories! Find out what life was like from the castle’s Saxon beginnings right through to Victorian times, with fantastic displays, stunning intact rooms and hands-on experiences.
Try on real armour, dress up in period costumes, hold a sword and learn about Saxon battle plans. Your little ones will be immersed in Tamworth Castle’s over 900 years of history before you know it! Plus, there really couldn’t be a better place to enjoy school holidays, with family events featuring magical storytelling, quests around the Castle and hands-on activities.
There’s plenty to do outside at the Castle grounds, too. Visiting with kids under 14? Continue your royal adventure in the enclosed outdoor play park, which features a huge play castle and a pirate ship. Up for something sporty? Skatepark, tennis court, green bowling and 9-hole crazy golf are all available for your family to enjoy.
- Interactive fun for history lovers of all ages
- Activities in the Castle & Grounds
- Special family events throughout the year
October - March: Saturday to Sunday 11:30 - 15:00
April - September: Tuesday to Sunday 11:30 - 16:00
Please check the website as times and start dates may vary.
01827 709 626
Adults (16+): £7.50
Kids (5-15): £5.00
Toddlers (2-4): £3.00
Under 2's: free
Family (2 adults, 2 kids): £23.00
Admission charges for special events and bank holidays may vary.
Yes, there is parking nearby.
There are a number of car parks in Tamworth town centre. The brown Tamworth Castle signs direct drivers to the Jolly Sailor car park.
Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.
Yes, there are baby changing facilities.
Yes, you can bring a picnic.
Yes, there is an onsite restaurant and snacks are available.
No, Tamworth Castle is not wheelchair friendly.
Please note that the Castle has lots of steep stairs and narrow corridors, therefore pushchairs cannot be taken beyond reception or the Castle courtyard. Accessible places are the medieval courtyard, dungeon, The armoury, Great Hall and shop. The Great Hall features a virtual tour of the Castle and photographic collection of images of Tamworth town.
No, Tamworth Castle have stated they are not pushchair friendly.
Assistance/Guide Dogs only.