One of the longest inhabited country houses in England. Many of the original features such as the crenellated Norman Keep, Gatehouse and Barbican survive. and this is where the whole family can have fun learning about our castle's sieges with interactive exhibits, games and costumes.
Between the 1870s and 1890s the house was almost completely rebuilt and the magnificent architecture in Gothic style is considered to be one of the great works of Victorian England.
Enjoy the grandeur of the finely preserved interior with its fascinating furniture, tapestries and rare collection of paintings by renowned artists including Van Dyck, Gainsborough and Canaletto. Stroll through the tranquil grounds where you will discover different themed gardens.
Buy tickets on-line and save £1 on standard admission prices.
Please check our opening arrangements in Plan Your Visit.