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Nottingham Castle Colonade at the Ducal Palace

The Castle of Curious Rebels

Bringing 1,000 years of history and creativity to life.

Book online before 1 February for 10% off general admission

IMPORTANT UPDATE – From 17 January 2022, Cave Tours will reopen. However, please note we will be running a reduced timetable and limiting tour capacities to ensure the safety of our visitors, staff, and volunteers. We will continue to monitor the impact of Covid-19 closely, so check our website regularly for updates.


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Nottingham Castle is now open

Fresh from an exciting £30 million revamp, the Castle gates are open once more. Discover thrilling tales of Robin Hood and rebellion, explore historic caves, and let our carefully curated art collections and exhibitions inspire you.

We can’t wait to welcome you!

Nottingham Castle is a Covid secure site

Our current Covid-19 safety measures

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Choose your itinerary

Get the most out of your visit with our pre-built itineraries. Whether your perfect day is exploring the secret cave passageways, browsing creative curiosities, or untangling bitter royal history – you’ll find itineraries to educate and amaze all ages.

Make the most of your day

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We are a charity

We rely on our generous supporters to help us keep Nottingham Castle’s incredible stories alive. The Nottingham Castle Trust is an independent registered charity (reg. charity no. 1177745) tasked with protecting and sharing Nottingham’s world-famous heritage with the world.

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