We have made some changes to the site and how we operate to ensure that we keep you, our staff and our local community safe.

How to book

You must book before you visit. To purchase your tickets please go to our events calendar and select the date you wish to visit.

Payment must be made at time of booking, unless you qualify for free entry, but you must still book before you attend. You qualify for free entry if you are:

    • an Annual Pass holder. If you currently hold an Annual Pass for Carew Castle/Castell Henllys, please just show your pass as normal upon arrival. If you would like to purchase an annual pass please call us on 01239 891319 before you book. We are extending the expiry date for 2020 season tickets by three months.
    • a wheelchair user and/or an accompanying carer. Carers are required to bring one of the following items of documentation:
      • Disability Living Allowance Letter (DLA)
      • Personal Independence Payment Letter (PIP
      • Department for Work and Pensions Letter (DWP)
      • Blue Badge (photo ID required)
      • Signed letter from GP (photo ID required)
      • Carer’s Card/letter from Carer organisation or County Council.


Entry prices

Adult (17+): £6.50

Child (4-16): £4.50

Concession (65+ or student with student card): £5.50

Family ticket (two adults and two children): £17.50

Annual Pass/Carew Resident/Wheelchair User/Carer: Free


What to Expect when you visit Carew Castle

Please report to the main Castle entrance on arrival.

The Castle is open every day from 10am-4pm (last entry at 3.30pm).

The Tidal Mill is open every day from 11.30am-5pm (last entry 4.30pm).

All outdoor areas of the Castle and its grounds are open, including the Walled Garden and play area.

Outdoor talks will be held throughout the day, covering different aspects of the Castle’s history.

Nest Tearoom will be serving hot and cold drinks and cakes with plenty of outdoor, undercover seating.

The Castle Shop is open (face coverings must be worn – please see below). Cards/contactless payments only. No cash.

Although you can walk either side of the Millpond, the causeway is currently closed for essential maintenance.


Face masks

Wearing a face mask is compulsory in all indoor areas including our gift shop.

Children under 11 and people who cannot wear face coverings for health or medical reasons are exempt. For further details visit the Welsh Government website.

Visiting in groups

From 24 April 2021 Welsh Government guidelines state six people from six households will be able to meet outdoors (not including children under 11 years of age or carers from those households). For full details please visit the Welsh Government website.


Test, Trace, Protect

You will be asked to give contact details for purposes of tracing people in the event of an outbreak being linked to the Castle. For full details please visit the Welsh Government website.


Mobility Scooter

We have a mobility scooter available to hire. Please call 01646 651 782 to make a booking for this.