Tamworth Castle

Tamworth Castle
Tamworth, Staffordshire

Average visit time – 2-3 hours

Things to do at Tamworth Castle review

Tamworth Castle is a Grade I listed building in Tamworth, Staffordshire. It is a Norman castle that overlooks the River Anker. The site was the residence of Mercian kings in Anglo Saxon times but fell into disuse during the Viking invasions. It was refortified by the Normans, later enlarged and today it is one of the best-preserved motte-and-bailey castles in England.

The castle spans more than 900 years of history and your visit will take you on a journey through time. There are 15 different rooms to explore each giving a glimpse into the castle’s past and how it has changed through the centuries. Rooms include bedrooms. a grand dining room, armoury and dungeon.

In the castle grounds, there is an adventure play area plus a crazy golf course and a skate park. You can also take a walk down to the river. Make sure you take some duck friendly food as there are usually plenty within the castle grounds. The castle holds a number of family-friendly events.

Covid 19: Due to current restrictions not everything will be open, or it may be open differently to normal, at the attraction that you are visiting. Please consult their social media accounts, give them a call or visit their website if you can’t find the information you are looking for.

FAQ and Further Information Tamworth Castle

Address: The Holloway Staffs, Lady Bank, Tamworth B79 7NA Staffordshire, England. Phone: 01827 709626

Category – Castle – Mostly Indoors – Suitable for all ages

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.

What are the main things to do?

Castle with lots of different rooms you can explore, an adventure playground, walks, crazy golf and a skate park. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

*Mid-range
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range. An adult ticket costs £9.95, children 2-15 £7.50, under 2s are free. Other pricing options are available.

Is there parking?

There are pay and display car parks nearby.

When are they open?

The castle is open for most of the year but tends to close in January. For up-to-date opening dates and times please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Assistance dogs are permitted. Pet dogs are permitted in the grounds.

Are they accessible?

Tamworth Castle
Tamworth Castle
Tamworth Castle
Tamworth Castle
Photos credited to Tamworth Castle

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