Guildford Castle

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.

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
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Robin Hood Prince of Thieves

  • 13 — 14 May 2016 6:30-9pm

A Museums at Night event from Venture Cinema and Guildford Heritage Services.

The swashbuckling film Robin Hood Prince of Thieves is being shown inside the walls of medieval Guildford Castle.

Boasting an all star cast including Alan Rickman's BAFTA award winning performance as the Sheriff of Nottingham, Kevin Costner as Robin of Locksley, Morgan Freeman, Christian Slater, Brian Blessed and Sean Connery, this classic adventure film is a swashbuckling feast of mediaeval heroic deed, romance and comedy gold.

Suitable for

  • 14-15
  • 18+
  • 16-17
  • Family friendly




Guildford Castle
Castle Street

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