Tickets & Events

1. Castle and Grounds - General Admission

Buy your entrance ticket for Nottingham Castle and Grounds here.

Please note: This ticket does not include entry to Robin Hood Adventures or the Castle Cave Tours - Tickets must be purchased separately.

The entry time for your General Admission ticket must be before your entry time for Robin Hood Adventures or Castle Cave Tours.

Please note: There may be a special event taking place on site when you visit the Castle, such as a live re-enactment, which is included in your general admission ticket. To find out when these events are, visit the What's On page on the Nottingham Castle website and look out for the 'Included in General Admission'events.


2. ADD ON - Robin Hood Adventures

Book here for Robin Hood Adventures

Experience the fun and folklore of medieval Nottingham. Wander through the Castle tunnel and head for the Robin Hood Adventures, where you will enter the forest clearing to witness some of Robin Hood?s most thrilling adventures, reimagined on our all new digital storytelling screens.

You will get a 30-minute time slot in which to explore Robin Hood Adventures.

PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST ALSO PURCHASE A GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET IN ORDER TO VISIT ROBIN HOOD ADVENTURES.


3. ADD ON - Castle Caves - Underground Adventure

Book your Castle Caves Tour Here

A 25 minute tour exploring the foundations of the medieval castle from dire dungeons to wondrous wine cellars hear the stories of Nottingham during the time of Robin Hood and in the underground spaces where they actually happened!

The tour is suitable for families and young children.

It covers a distance of approximately 120 steps of varying steepness and regularities with a handrail. Some of the ground underfoot is uneven. Lighting levels are low.

PLEASE NOTE: IN ORDER TO ACCESS THE CAVE TOURS YOU WILL ALSO NEED TO PURCHASE A GENERAL ADMISSION TICKET


4. Tram Event Ticket

When pre-booking Nottingham Castle tickets you can purchase a tram event ticket for a reduced rate

Please ensure that you have both your tram event ticket and valid Nottingham Castle ticket before you board and can show both when requested by the travel officer.


5. In conversation with Paul Smith - PREMIUM

Wednesday 18th August 2021

To celebrate world-renowned exhibition "Hello, My Name is Paul Smith," which is currently on the final leg of its tour at Nottingham Castle, we will be hosting an exclusive talk with Paul himself in the stunning Art Gallery.

Known fondly as Nottingham's best-loved designer, Paul Smith's career has gone from strength to strength since opening his first shop on Nottingham's Byard Lane in 1970, leading him to international fame in the world of fashion and design.

Following the talk, attendees will have the chance visit the exhibition to discover Paul's incredible journey.

Attendees who opt for premium tickets will receive a commemorative 50th anniversary book, signed by Sir Paul Smith on the night.


6. In conversation with Paul Smith - STANDARD

Wednesday 18th August 2021

To celebrate world-renowned exhibition "Hello, My Name is Paul Smith", which is currently on the final leg of its tour at Nottingham Castle, we will be hosting an exclusive talk with Paul himself in the stunning Art Gallery.

Known fondly as Nottingham's best-loved designer, Paul Smith's career has gone from strength to strength since opening his first shop on Nottingham's Byard Lane in 1970, leading him to international fame in the world of fashion and design.

Following the talk, attendees will have the chance visit the exhibition to discover Paul's incredible journey.


7. Lates - Lush Life - 12th August 2021

Enjoy the soothing sounds of Yazmin Lacey, along with other jazz, soul and funk artists as Lush Life comes to our historic bandstand, as part of the Nottingham Castle Lates programme.

Brought to you by Hockley Hustle and Mimm with Nottingham Street Food Club on site with stalls and bar


8. Pride and Prejudice - 3rd Sept 2021

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Jane Austen's witty and romantic masterpiece is one of the best-loved stories of all time, dealing with the most important questions in life...

Will Mrs Bennett manage to offload her numerous daughters in record time? Will Lizzy and Darcy actually get together? Will creepy Mr Collins just go away?

Join The Pantaloons this summer in the grounds of Nottingham Castle for this delightfully innovative and hilarious new adaptation.


9. The Princess Bride- 4th Sept 2021

Join us for a night of cinematic magic at Nottingham Castle!
Robin Wright and Cary Elwes star in this fairy tale adventure about a beautiful princess and the gallant hero who rescues her from an evil villain. Directed by Rob Reiner, it's an enchanting classic the whole family will love!

Please note, this film is PG rated. Parental supervision required.

The Castle grounds will open from 6pm, allowing plenty of time for the kids to let off steam in our adventure playground before the screening. Our friendly team of Explainer's will also be hosting craft activities on the Outer Bailey.

Looking to improve your own fencing skills before the show? Join Radcliffe Swords Club, who will be demonstrating fencing on the tree-lined Outer Bailey to get you in the fighting spirit!


 

NOTTINGHAM CASTLE

Nottingham Castle Trust
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