- Castles and Palaces
Suitable for all ages
Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor
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Knights and princesses are welcomed to Warwick Castle for a day of medieval adventure.
Experience the magic of the Arthurian legend first hand in Merlin: The Dragon Tower, which is cooly inspired by the BBC show. Immerse yourself into years of jaw-dropping history perfect for historians no matter how small. Imaginations will run wild as your hear the mysteries of ancient myths and spell binding tales. Smell the fear in the battles, explore four centuries of secret rooms and meet shy ghosts and explore the dead bear’s lair.
Step into the horrible histories maze and muddle through challenges to escape the past, or travel back in time in the ticking time tower. Rule the kingdom from a mini fortress at the Pageant Playground and be sure to stop by The Mighty Trebuchet to see a huge catapult. Take a break from the adventure and visit the shops for some unforgettable keepsakes and tuck into something delicious at one of the restaurants, no medieval gruel allowed!
- Merlin themed tower
- Horrible History Maze
- Mini Fortress
- ATM Available
- Restaurant Onsite
- Snacks Available
- Picnics Allowed
- Toilets Available
- Baby Changing Available
- Disabled Toilets Available
- Parking Available On-site
Getting There and Contact Information
Castle Hill, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV34 4QU, England
Click here to visit Warwick Castle's website
0871 265 2000
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
4th - 20th October: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00
21st - 31st October: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 21:00
1st November - 22nd December: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 16:00
23rd - 31st December: Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Assistance/Guide Dogs only.
There are 10 steps at the entrance to the Great Hall, State Rooms and Chapel. There are a number of narrow passageways and low doorways. Please call attraction for more details.
Brilliant Day Out!
Written by natdee . 02.03.17
My family and I had a wonderful day out at Warwick Castle! It's a great place to educate your children on the history of the castle, as well as inspire them with incredible views.
Fantastic day out
Written by jessicafleetwood . 07.12.17
I’ve visited Warwick Castle a number of times over the years, each time I go it’s just as wonderful. A highlight is the amazing birds of prey show they have, I’ve never seen anything like it!
So well preserved!
Written by JoyfullyAmy . 09.05.17
I have come here twice already! I love this castle! There are plenty of shows and demonstrations going on throughout the day. Loved the cannon ball release! The rooms and halls are so well preserved. It literally feels as if you step back in time! The tours are very nice as well and free. Walking around the gardens was so lovely. A lot of room to lay around and play. Toilets are well-kept and clean. We did the dungeons as well and it was fascinating! Scary, but very informative. Not for the faint-hearted. The best castle I have been to in England! They also have activities throughout the day fit for children and a very fun maze. It's great for the whole family.
Fab day out - look out for offers
Written by Mrsrjo . 07.12.17
We had a brilliant day out at Warwick castle last weekend. The kids really enjoyed the falconry display as well as the various other events going on throughout the day, such as jousting. The costumes of the event staff were really impressive. I would say, that the day was quite pricey. It wasn't just the cost of entry that we felt was quite steep but there was hidden additional costs scattered about the castle. It's definitely worth looking for offers before attending rather than just rocking up and paying on the day. They did give us a voucher for a free return visit though, which I thought was a nice touch. All in all, a fab day out, highly recommended with kids as there is so much to do!
Trebuchet launch was incredible
Written by catherinew . 07.12.17
We went at Christmas and saw the horrible histories stuff - battles were amazing as was the trebuchet launch at the end of the day