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Full details of guided tours and events being held in the gardens can be obtained by contacting the Newark Tourist Information Centre on 01636 655765 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Guided tours of the Castle are conducted by the Castle Ranger every week. All tours last approximately one hour. Tickets cost £3 for adults, £1.50 for children or £8 for a family ticket.
The tours normally run on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, at the following times:
Includes two barrel vaulted dungeons and a bottle dungeon. This tour involves the use of ladders to gain entry to confined spaces. Suitable clothing and footwear must be worn.
Investigate the archaeology and history of Newark Castle and discover the different types of architecture associated with the castle. Visit the South West and Gatehouse Towers, Galleries and Undercroft. This tour involves climbing 77 stairs to the top of the Gatehouse.
Sieges and surrender - the impact of the Civil War on Newark Castle. Please pre-book your tour, to ensure availability. Please call the Newark Tourist Information Centre on 01636 655765.
In recognition of the high standards of the gardens and local community involvement the castle gardens have for many years gained the prestigious Green Flag Award, marking it out as one of the best.
The Friends of Newark Castle and Gardens is a group of volunteers which assists the council with the management and maintenance of the castle gardens. The group represents different users of the castle and grounds and advises the council on how to meet their diverse needs. The friends meet monthly and new members are always welcome. For further details please contact the council.
For further information or to join the Friends of Newark Castle and Gardens, please contact Allan Towler by email email@example.com
Newark Castle and Gardens