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Tamworth Castle

5 star Rating 5/5 (1 review)

Tamworth, Staffordshire, England

Attraction Information

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Suitable for all ages

Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor

Step back in time and experience Medieval life in Tamworth Castle. Explore Tudor and Stuart chambers, grand Victorian reception rooms and the magnificent late Medieval Great Hall.

The enclosed outdoor play park includes a huge castle and pirate ship, just the thing if you have children aged up to 14 years, who love nothing better than tearing around and climbing!

Within the superb surroundings of the Castle Grounds is also a 9-hole crazy golf course. Test your putting ability through colourful fun obstacles and unexpected surprises, great fun for all the family!

There is a state of the art skate park in Tamworth Castle Grounds with a varied layout with some contemporary skatepark features such as a 4ft tall 20ft wide mini ramp and the extremely popular Westminster hip plus street style ledges rails and many pads.

The all-weather tennis courts are floodlit and there's flat green bowling too! Loads of options!

Tamworth Castle promises a brilliant day out for all the family. There is plenty to see and even more to do with hands on displays and costumes. The Castle Keep is set in extensive pleasure grounds in the centre of Tamworth's historic market town.


  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available Nearby Parking Available Nearby

Getting There and Contact Information


The Holloway, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 7NA, England


Click here to visit Tamworth Castle's website
01827 709 626

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

1st April - 30th September 2017: Tuesday to Sunday 11:30 - 16:45

1st October - 31st March 2018: Saturday to Sunday 11:30 - 15:45

Bank Holidays: Monday to Sunday 11:30 - 16:45


General Admission

Adults (16+): £7.50

Kids (5-15): £5.00

Toddlers (2-4): £3.00

Seniors: £6.50

Family (2 adults, 2 kids): £23.00

Last Entry

45 minutes before attraction closes

More Information

Pets allowed

Assistance/Guide Dogs only.

Guest suitability

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.

Parking facilities

There are a number of car parks in Tamworth town centre. The brown Tamworth Castle signs direct drivers to the Jolly Sailor car park. 


Brilliant Dragon Hunt

5 star Rating 5 / 5

Written by Anonymous . 19.02.16

Grandma and Jevan (aged 6) went on the Dragon Hunt as a half term treat. We had a great time - so much to look at and do in the castle as well as looking for clues to find Ruby the Dragon (glitter trails and green poo). The helpers were kind and gave us tips about what to look for, as well as helping to make dragon friendly badges. When we finally met Ruby, everyone was delighted, especially when they received a chocolate bar from her basket! We loved it all!

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