Family fun day
Saturday 14 April
11am until 4pm
£2 adults, £1 children. Small charges for some activities, free games

Enjoy a relaxing day of games, crafts and a chance to start your own Spring seedlings, with discount entry to the Castle, Museum and Sallyport.


Knaresborough Bed Race
Saturday 9 June

Enjoy the build-up to the Knaresborough Bed Race which starts from the castle grounds. See the decorated beds and costumed crews as the judging for the best dressed beds gets underway before the big race.


The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Sunday 22 July
7.30pm until 10pm including interval
Adult £15, child £10, family (2 adults, 2 children) £46, under 5's free
Doors open at 6.30pm

Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the world's greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears, a desperate quest to find her begins. Sherlock Holmes comes face to face with his greatest fear at the hands of his mortal enemy in this stunning new tale of romance and suspense. Bring a picnic and your own seating. The performance will take place whatever the weather.


The Castle Under Siege!
Saturday 11 August
11am until 4pm

A special day discovering the weapons and weak spots that were used to attack Knaresborough Castle in the past. Make your own weapons and take a tour to attack the ramparts!
£2 adults, £1 children.


Heritage Open Days
Saturday 15 September
There are bookable tours at 11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm

Enjoy free entry to the Keep and Courthouse Museum. Heritage Open days celebrate England's fantastic architecture and culture by offering free access to properties that are usually closed to the public or normally charge for admission. Discover other interesting local places to visit www.heritageopendays.org.uk.


Creepy Castle!
27 October to 3 November
Usual admission applies
Bookable events at an extra charge

Join us for spooky happenings at Knaresborough Castle in October half term. Each day you can enjoy crafts and trails, discover our ghostly guests in the castle grounds, and take part Treacherous Trials in our interactive courtroom drama. Your ticket includes the secret underground tunnel, dungeon and museum too!

Monday 29 October until Friday 2 November book one of our Pungent Potions workshops and look out for details of our Ghostly Gander walks to discover the ghosts of the Castle and town.

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