Castle Ward

Important notice -

Due to storm damage, The Hoof & Farm Trail are closed. There are diversions in place on the Boundary Trail. The Mansion will open 3-5 & 10-12 December. The shop and tea-room are open daily.

Unique 18th-century mansion, famed for its mixture of architectural styles

Autumn at Castle Ward

Your visit

Visiting Castle Ward: What's open and where are the best places to explore?

Upcoming events

Christmastide - A Georgian Christmas

Fri 03 Dec 2021
This festive season, we invite you to step inside Castle Ward and experience the Mansion dressed in tableau for an evocative eighteenth century Christmas.

Christmas Artisan Market

Fri 03 Dec 2021
Pick up your locally crafted Christmas gifts from the Christmas Artisan Market at Castle Ward.

Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail at Castle Ward

Sat 04 Dec 2021
This winter, treat your little ones to a world of adventures at Castle Ward on the Percy the Park Keeper's winter wander trail.
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Eating and shopping

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Get involved

Castle Ward volunteers

Get Involved 

Volunteers help in all aspects of our places - we're have a suitable spot for your skills so find out if you're our missing piece!

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Places to stay

Staying at Castle Ward

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eighteenth-century wooden wall panel, carved in the shape of the goddess Demeter, the goddess of Agriculture and Harvests

Harvest and the delights of dining at Castle Ward  

A plentiful harvest played a key role in the successful running of the Castle Ward estate and its importance is represented through symbolism in the dining room of the house.

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Art and collections

Our collections

Explore the objects and works of art we care for at Castle Ward on the National Trust Collections website