Guildford Castle

Guildford Castle
Castle Street


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Guildford Castle and Grounds

The Great Tower is now open after extensive renovation, including new floors and a roof which has made the building more accessible to visitors. The Tower contains a model of the original castle circa 1300, and interpretation panels tracing its history to the present day. There is a visitor platform on the roof offering panoramic views of Guildford.

Venue Type:

Castle or defences

Opening hours

April-September: Mon-Sun 10:00–17:00
October & March: Sat, Sun 11:00–17:00

Closed: November–February

Admission charges

Adults: £2.60
Concession / child: £1.30

Additional info

N.B The castle grounds are open all year round and admission is free.

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Cover image to the debut novel by Damian Dibben called "The History Keepers, The Storm Begins".

Damian Dibben at Guildford Castle

  • 16 May 2014 6:30-8pm

Author Damian Dibben takes the audience on a time travelling adventure as he tells them all about the world of the History Keepers. He explains how his time as an actor influenced his writing and about his love of adventure stories and films, and shares tales of his travels across the globe for the purpose of research.

Come to Guildford Castle and ask Damian a question about his books and characters.

Suitable for

  • 11-13
  • 7-10
  • Family friendly


Tickets must be booked in advance. Tickets £2.50 each or £8 per group of 4.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please phone 01483 444751 or email