Christmas at the Castle: 17 December 2016 – 1 January 2017
December is a magical time to visit the Castle and see its interiors sprinkled with festive trimmings. Learn about Victorian yuletide traditions and visit the Great Hall to admire the centrepiece, a spectacular 25ft Christmas tree, adorned with vintage ornaments.
Castle tours: Included with your ticket
Devile Warwicke Trail: Climb the medieval towers and ramparts and learn about the most powerful rulers in England’s history on a self-guided tour
Grounds and Gardens Tour: Take a free daily guided tour (in English) and see the Castle’s beautiful Capability Brown gardens showcased in all their glory
The mighty towers of Warwick Castle date back to the 12th Century, and are some of the best examples of medieval architecture in Britain.
Explore the towers including Caesar’s Tower, the tallest in the castle, which stands as tall as 10 double decker buses! And visit The Gaol, the castle’s original dungeon, to see graffiti left by prisoners hundreds of years ago!
To experience the castle in all its glory, take a free daily tour of the grand interiors, see the beautiful State Rooms, learn the secrets of the Grand Hall and bask in the tranquil atmosphere of the Chapel.
Meet costumed characters from the castle’s past in the Time Tower, see brave knights compete in jousting tournaments in the summer, and see live falconry displays in the castle gardens. May to September only - check the schedule when you arrive for the day.
The Princess Tower
Visit the Princess Tower and step into a fairytale, meet a princess and see a Royal Wedding being planned! Perfect for little princesses, the Princess Tower is included in your ticket – just book a time slot when you arrive at the castle.
Gardens and playground
Surrounding the castle are 64 acres of parkland landscaped by “England’s greatest gardener”, Capability Brown. Wander along the serene banks of the River Avon, visit the fragrant Victorian rose garden and say hello to the stunning peacocks who are free to roam the castle grounds!
In the summer, you’ll find daily jousting tournaments and bird of prey displays in the gardens – check the schedule when you arrive at the castle. And for kids, there is a large playground to explore and conquer – designed as a mini fortress and perfect for little ones to explore.
The world’s biggest working catapult!
Don’t miss the spectacle of the Mighty Trebuchet, which is shot twice daily from April to October from the heart of the castle gardens. A reconstruction of the original medieval design, the original was used in battle against the castle in the early 13th century!
Cream tea in a castle!
Enjoy a delicious fresh fruit scone with clotted cream, jam and tea or coffee for over 50% off the menu price.
Select ‘Warwick Castle admission & cream tea’ as your ticket type. Valid before 12.30pm or after 3pm only. Subject to availability. See your e-voucher for full details on how to redeem the offer.