Castle Ward

Important notice -

Due to predicted high winds, Castle Ward will be closed on Tuesday 7th December to ensure the safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers.

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

Winter at Castle Ward

Your visit

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

Upcoming events

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

Wed 08 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.

Christmastide - A Georgian Christmas

Fri 10 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.
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Eating and shopping

Game of Thrones merchandise in the Slaughterhouse Shop at Castle Ward

Slaughterhouse Shop 

We've opened a summer pop-up for our Game of Thrones fans in the Slaughterhouse shop.

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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