The Castle on the Rock
Bringing 1,000 years of history and creativity to life.
Nottingham Castle reopens on 21 June 2021
Fresh from an exciting £30 million revamp, the Castle gates will soon swing 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
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.
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.
The Ducal Palace lights up in celebration
Historic Nottingham Catchfly replanted at Nottingham Castle