|Venue Info: ||Parking|
|Looking for: ||Heritage, Historical, Parks & Gardens|
|Address: ||Castlegate, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5AB|
|Postcode: ||YO62 5AB|
|Age Group: ||All Ages|
|Kids Activity: ||Outdoors|
|Telephone: ||0370 333 1181|
|Mobile: ||01439 770442|
|Website: ||Click Here|
Unlock 900 years of life at Helmsley Castle, a must-see for any visitor to the picturesque market town of Helmsley in the North York Moors National Park.
Discover how the castle evolved over the centuries, from a mighty medieval fortress to a luxurious Tudor mansion, to a Civil War stronghold and a romantic Victorian ruin.
Why not also visit Rievaulx Abbey and Byland Abbey nearby - the perfect stop on any family day out, or if you’re out walking or cycling.
The fun hands-on exhibition in the mansion house
The bronzed archers ready for battle
Our fascinating audio tour
The tactile model showing how the castle once looked
Download our scenic walk from Helmsley Castle to Rievaulx Abbey
Our free guided tours of Helmsley Archaeology Store
FURTHER PRICING DETAILS:
Prices are valid from 1 April 2017 to 29 March 2018.
The Gift Aid admission price includes a voluntary donation of 10%. Provided you have paid enough UK Income or Capital Gains Tax * (to cover all of your Gift Aid donations in this tax year), English Heritage is able to reclaim tax on the whole amount you have paid - that's 25p on every £1. This extra money enables us to undertake vital conservation and education projects and ensure that many of England's most important historic sites can continue to be enjoyed by future generations.
* Other taxes such as Council Tax and VAT do not apply.
1 APRIL - 30 SEPTEMBER 2017
Monday 10:00 - 18:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday 10:00 - 18:00
Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
Last admission 30 minutes before closing time
HOLIDAY OPENING TIMES FOR THIS PERIOD
14 Apr 2017 10:00 - 18:00
16 Apr 2017 10:00 - 18:00
17 Apr 2017 10:00 - 18:00
Early May Bank Holiday
1 May 2017 10:00 - 18:00
Spring Bank Holiday
29 May 2017 10:00 - 18:00
Summer Bank Holiday
28 Aug 2017 10:00 - 18:00
1 OCTOBER - 31 OCTOBER 2017
1 NOVEMBER 2017 - 11 FEBRUARY 2018
12 FEBRUARY - 16 FEBRUARY 2018
17 FEBRUARY - 29 MARCH 2018
30 MARCH 2018 ONWARDS
Opening times will be available nearer the time