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9. Helmsley Castle

Top 10 ten places to visit in North East England - North York Moors and Coast

Helmsley Castle

Surrounded by spectacular banks and ditches, the impressive medieval ruins of Helmsley Castle stand beside the attractive market town of Helmsley.
 
Helmsley Castle has recently undergone a thorough makeover by English Heritage, making it more accessible to a wide range of visitors. This includes a brand-new visitor centre also providing tourist information, an audio tour, and an imaginative hands-on exhibition in the mansion range.
 
Displaying a fascinating array of finds from Civil War cannon balls to early tableware, this exhibition explores the social and domestic, as well as the military aspects of the fortress.

Helmsley Castle Address:
Helmsley Castle
North Yorkshire
YO62 5AB
England, UK

Helmsley Castle Opening Times:
1st April - 30th September, 10.00am - 6.00pm, Monday to Sunday
1st - 31st October, 10.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Sunday
1st November - 29th February, 10.00am - 4.00pm, Monday and Thursday to Sunday
1st -20th March, 10.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Sunday

Closed 24th - 26th December and 1st January
   
Helmsley Castle Admission:
Adult £4.00
Children £2.00
Concession £3.00
English Heritage Members Free
Family Ticket £10.00

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