January - closed for essential maintenance but opening again in February
February - open from Saturday 19th to Sunday 27th for school half-term, otherwise closed
March - closed in preparation for full 2022 season opening
April to October - open Thursday to Sunday during term time and every day during the school holidays - from 10:00 to 17:00 with last admission at 15:00.
November - closed until Christmas
December - Christmas Event provisional dates Friday 16th to Sunday 18th, otherwise closed
Click here to BOOK TICKETS or scan the QR code.
Adults - £7.00
Concessions (over 65's and students with relevant ID) - £6.30
Children (5-17 years) - £4.20
Children (under 5 years) - free
Carers (assisting companions of disabled members or visitors) - free
Tickets can either be booked in advance or purchased on arrival
English Heritage, CADW, Historic Scotland and Manx National Heritage members with valid membership card - free (unless 'special event' pricing applies)
Please note: we are not able to accept Corporate English Heritage membership cards.
Please note: prices may be different for special events, and for some special events, English Heritage adult members will be charged £3 admission
Our guides really bring the fort alive for our visitors and are ideal for those who appreciate the additional information, insight and anecdotes a guided tour offers. See the Guided tours page for more details.
Dogs (on leads please) are welcome in all areas of the fort apart from the shop and tea room.