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Tamworth Castle

Tamworth Castle, The Holloway Staffs, Lady Bank, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 7NA
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Average time spent - 3 hours
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Things to do at Tamworth Castle review

Tamworth Castle is a Grade I listed building in Tamworth, Staffordshire. It is a Norman castle that overlooks the River Anker. The site was the residence of Mercian kings in Anglo Saxon times but fell into disuse during the Viking invasions. It was refortified by the Normans, later enlarged and today it is one of the best-preserved motte-and-bailey castles in England.

The castle spans more than 900 years of history and your visit will take you on a journey through time. There are 15 different rooms to explore each giving a glimpse into the castle’s past and how it has changed through the centuries. Rooms include bedrooms. a grand dining room, armoury and dungeon.

In the castle grounds, there is an adventure play area plus a crazy golf course and a skate park. The adventure playground was recently upgraded at a cost of £375,00. It is free to use and includes equipment for children up to the age of 14. There are swings, slides, roundabouts, climbing frames, climbing walls and so much more. They also have accessible play equipment. You can also take a walk down to the river. Make sure you take some duck friendly food as there are usually plenty within the castle grounds. The castle holds a number of family-friendly events.

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FAQ and Further Information Tamworth Castle

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe serving hot and cold food and drinks. You are welcome to bring a picnic.

What are the main things to do?

Castle with lots of different rooms you can explore, an adventure playground, walks, crazy golf and a skate park. There are toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Mid-range. An adult ticket costs £9.95, children 2-15 £7.50, under 2s are free. Other pricing options are available.

Is there parking?

There are pay and display car parks nearby.

When are they open?

The castle is open for most of the year but tends to close in January. For up-to-date opening dates and times please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Assistance dogs are permitted. Pet dogs are permitted in the grounds.

Are they accessible?

Tamworth Castle
Tamworth Castle
Tamworth Castle
Tamworth Castle
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Tamworth Castle

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