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To raise money for our never-ending list of conservation projects within Grimsthorpe Castle, we will be collecting second-hand books to sell in our Gift Shop. If you are having a clear out and don't know what to do with your old books, please donate them to Grimsthorpe, and be sure to visit our Gift Shop when we are open for the season and treat yourself or a friend to a second-hand book! We welcome all genres for all ages, but particularly non-fiction...

As of 2021, cycle hire will no longer be available at Grimsthorpe. Our vast cycle and walking trails remain open, so you can bring your own bikes to ride in the park (park charges apply). Please see our opening times page for further details and to book tickets. ...

Important information about your visit   Please note that our new visitor entrance and exit is located on the hill in Grimsthorpe Village. Please follow the brown tourism signs. Our new visitor car park is located on the right as you drive in, where you can park, and then walk to the ticket office. Our Coach House Tearoom, Gift Shop, and toilet block are closed this year due to an exciting refurbishment. We have a temporary tearoom situated in the Castle...

The Lettering Arts Trust is dedicated to the fostering of an age old art. For centuries, human beings have felt the need to mark make. This urge continues today and we are thrilled to play a part in its future. We hope you too will enjoy it through this beautiful collection of exhibits on permanent loan here at Grimsthorpe in the Old Walled Garden. There is no additional charge to view the collection once you have purchased a park &...

Twelve bunnies have found their way into the garden and are planning to eat the vegetables. Jim, the Head Gardener, needs your help to find them all. It won't be easy but you can call at the shop to collect your hunting kit, which includes a disguise. Explore the gardens, find the bunnies and record their names on your sheet to enter a grand prize draw. You can start hunting on Sunday 5th April. Hunt ends 16th April. (Park charges apply...

Click the link if you would like to see some of the veteran trees at Grimsthorpe when they were included in a news report about safeguarding old trees. https://youtu.be/i0L7q0TleTA The clip includes comments from Chris Howes, the Park Ranger, on the importance of the trees as providers of habitats for insects and other wildlife. It is possible to see these trees if you follow the waymarked park trails when we are open. You can walk or cycle these trails during the...