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Previous events held on site

  • Living History
  • Re enactments
  • Storytelling
  • Plays
  • Son et Lumiere

Car Parking Information

The site does not have on site parking however there is a short stay pay and display car park close to the entrance. A long stay car park is located 5 minutes walk away just outside the town walls. Coaches can drop off near to the short stay car park and park at the long stay car park.

Site Access

There is no vehicular access to the site

Access for restricted mobility

Castle is on high ground with access from visitor centre via timber road bridge and steep concrete ramp and steps. Wheelchairs restricted to visitor centre only unless partial use of the wheelchair needed as there are 15 steps to the castle.

Facilities

  • Snacks are available to purchase from the gift shop
  • There are male/female toilet facilities available including facilities for those with mobility restrictions
  • Portable induction loops, low counters and push assist doors are also available
  • There are baby changing facilities on site
  • The mobile reception across the site is fair

Licences

A premises licence (not for consumption) is held. PRS and PPL licences also held.

Interior Spaces

The interior space that can be used is called the Chapel and measures 15x15m.

Wedding Ceremonies and Civil Partnerships

No wedding licence held

Site Plan

Yes

Power facilities on site for hirers

Yes - 13amp power supply available at location within the castle

Water facilities on site for hirers

None available

Ground Pegs allowed?

Yes – maximum depth of six inches

Any restricted areas?

No restricted areas except during conservation or maintenance work