Opening Times

Dear Visitors,

Gardens Open from 30th March 2018 to 30th September 2018.  Our normal Garden open days are Wednesdays, Thursdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays.  In October the Gardens will be open on Sundays only allowing visitors to enjoy the wonderful Autumn colours presented by the Gardens at this time of the year. 

Please note that for certain events the gardens are closed or alternatively access to the gardens are at event prices. Please see individual event listings "Whats On" for variations.     

Garden Opening & Times (Please note the Castle itself is not open to the public) 

Mondays                Closed 

Tuesdays               Closed 

Wednesdays          Closed 

Thursdays             Closed                                              

Fridays                 Closed 

Saturdays             Closed 

Sundays               Open 11.00 am to 5.00 pm (last entry 4.30pm) Autumn Tints 

Autumn Colours:

Our Gardens will be open to the public during the month of October on Sundays only for our Autumn Colour allowing visitors the opportunity to enjoy the wonderful autumn colours presented by the gardens at this time of the year.  Our Tea Room, play areas, etc will be open as usual.   


Dogs are allowed in the gardens but these should be kept on leads at all times.  If you should any have queries then please contact the Castle Office on 01829 720383.  


Caution should be taken around the grounds owing to differential and irregular ground levels, tree roots, etc, with sensible footwear being required at all times as pathways may become slippery. There are landscape features that include shallow, but sheer drops.  Care should be taken around trees.   Please note there are water hazards within the grounds and parental supervision is required at all times. Owing to ground levels, shale pathways etc some of the areas may be restricted for wheelchair access.