Grimsthorpe has something to offer everyone.

Opening times and charges shown below are for the 2018 season.

Castle-OutlineOpening Times and Prices


Our open season is from 29th March to the end of September

Sunday 30th September is our last open day of the season.
The Castle is open on the same days as the Park and Gardens.

PARK & GARDENS open 10.30am to 6.00pm.
April & May : Sundays, Thursdays and Bank Holiday Mondays
June – September : Sunday to Thursday inclusive

Last admission to park 5.00pm.

CASTLE opens 12noon on the same days as the park.

Last admission to Castle 3.00pm.

GUIDED TOURS obligatory on weekdays (tour duration is around one hour). Tours depart every half hour, starting at 12 noon and places are limited. Please collect a timed ticket from the GIFT SHOP before going to the Castle. (During April & May tours will be on the hour 12-3 inclusive)

SELF GUIDED on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays

The site is closed on Fridays and Saturdays



Park & Gardens ticket

Adult £7 Concession £6 Child (5-18 years) £3 Family (2+3) £17

Castle, Park & Gardens ticket

Adult £13 Concession £12 Child (5-18 years) £5.50 Family (2+3) £31.50

Season Ticket

Adult – £23 Family (2+3) – £53 Child – £7

A Season ticket gives access to the Park and Gardens on standard open days and one visit to the Castle. Purchase online at home or online at the gift shop. See the special section on our home page for full terms and conditions.
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Shop & Tea Room

The Georgian Coach House has been converted into a comfortable licensed tearoom, with seating for 54. In good weather patrons can also sit outside on benches. Lunches are served between 12 and 2.30pm.

Afternoon tea, with homemade cakes, is still an essential part of historic house visiting and the tearoom serves these until 5.00pm to allow visitors to indulge in this tradition. A range of hot and cold drinks are available from 11am to 5pm.

Menu 2018 Prices

Home made Soup served with bread £4.55

Jacket Potato (inc butter & salad garnish) £6.10
extra filling for jacket potato £0.85

Selection of freshly made sandwiches & Baguettes from £4.75

Lunchtime specials (See the daily blackboards)

Selection of homemade cakes

Smaller portions available on request
A range of hot and cold drinks is also available. Ice cream can be purchased at the shop.