Castle Ward

Important notice -

Please note: Due to damage caused during the high winds on Wednesday 19 September the following areas at Castle Ward will be closed until further notice: ALL trails, Laurel Walk and Church Walk.

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


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Upcoming events


Sat 20 Oct 2018
With over 2,000 pumpkins picked ready for you to scoop out and for us to carve, this is an autumn festival with a difference. Solve the clues on the Scarecrow trail, enjoy artisan food in the Stableyard and bring along your very own...

Christmas Craft Fair

Sat 24 Nov 2018
Start your festive season with a visit to Crafted at Castle Ward.

Christmastide : A Georgian Christmas

Sat 01 Dec 2018
Celebrate Christmas, Georgian style!
christmas at Castle Ward

Santa at Castle Ward 

Santa will be visiting Castle Ward between the 8 and 21 December. Make magical Christmas memories when you come to visit Santa in the 'big house'!

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Places to stay

Staying at Castle Ward

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Eating and shopping

Game of Thrones merchandise in the Slaughterhouse Shop at Castle Ward

Slaughterhouse Shop 

We've opened a new retail experience especially for our Game of Thrones fans. Introducing the Slaughterhouse Shop!

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Wedding couple at Castle Ward

Get married in style 

Choose from a diverse range of indoor and outdoor settings to provide the perfect backdrop for your wedding day. Find out more about how many guests you can invite and how to hire this venue.

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Get involved

Get Involved

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A family walks past the mansion house at Castle Ward on an autumn day

Bring the castle to life 

Book a guided tour of the mansion or gardens for your group. We can also offer special interest tours to really bring Castle Ward to life. All tours can be taken during the day or after hours, just get in touch to find out more.

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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