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Castle grounds with view looking onto visitor centre

Things to do

Follow in the footsteps of rebels and legends as you explore the castle…

Experience the incredible underground cave network, join in our calendar of events, and view our world-class touring exhibitions.

There are lots of ways to experience Nottingham Castle… Go straight to one of the exciting visit highlights, book or take part in one of our tours; don’t forget to refuel at one of our cafés and then pick up a souvenir in the Castle Shop.

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Robin Hood Virtual Archery

Highlights

From the Robin Hood Adventures to Brewhouse Yard, discover our must-see highlights to help you plan your visit.

Explore the highlights

Guest crowd

Experiences and tours

Don’t know where to start when exploring Nottingham Castle? We welcome you to join us in our range of bookable or drop-in tours, family trails or Robin Hood Adventures.

Find your tour

Coffee and cake

Food and drink

Drop into one of our cafés for a delicious range of sandwiches, light meals, cakes and afternoon teas. Our food is freshly prepared using sustainably sourced ingredients, using local suppliers wherever possible.

Food and drink

Visitor Centre

Not your ordinary gift shop

Our Castle Shop is not your ordinary attraction gift shop. The carefully selected range of products has been sourced from artisan makers and manufacturers from within the UK and around the world. Our range reflects the seasons and our changing exhibitions.

Castle Shop

Start your journey as
part of a legend