Tattershall Castle - National Trust

Tattershall Castle
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Dramatic 15th-century red-brick tower, with six floors to explore. This vast fortified and moated tower was built for Ralph Cromwell, Lord Treasurer of England from 1433 to 1443. The building was restored by Lord Curzon between 1911 and 1914 and contains four great chambers with enormous Gothic fireplaces, tapestries and brick vaulting. There are spectacular views across the Fens from the battlements and a guardhouse with museum room.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Castle or defences

Opening hours

Please check the National Trust website before visiting.

Admission charges

Adult: £5.64
Child: £3.27
Family: £14.54
Group adult: £5.00
Group child: £2.90


  • National Trust

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Fine Art, Social History

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Heritage Open Days

Heritage Open Days: Tattershall Castle

  • 12 September 2015

Discover one of the first and finest brick castles in England, home to Lords, Ladies, farmers and cows. Explore all six floors of this imposing building from basement to battlements, climb all 149 steps of its spiral staircase and marvel at the views of the beautiful Lincolnshire countryside from the roof.

Join a free family-friendly guided tour of this magnificent home, build your own castle in our sandpit or take a free audio guide to transport yourself to the fifteenth century. If you want a relaxing day why not recline in our deck chairs and picnic in our beautiful grounds.

Suitable for

  • Any age



Tattershall Castle - National Trust
Sleaford Road

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01526 342543


01526 348826

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