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Visitor Info

Opening Times

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Opening Times 2024


We are open Wednesday to Sunday from 1st May to 30th September and closed from 25th July to 8th August inclusive, these dates are subject to change so please keep up to date on our website.

The Castle is open from 11.00 until last admission at 15.00. When you visit you will see the Front Hall, Library, Equerry's Room, Drawing Room, Dining Room, Butler's Pantry and Kitchen. 

The Gardens, Grounds, Animal Centre, Tearoom and Shop are open from 10.30 until 16.00.

  • Coach/group visits can be arranged in season via or phone 01847 851473.
  • Visitors from abroad can pick up a translation of the castle information sheet in the following languages: Dutch, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, and Spanish.
  • Please note the Visitor Centre is a cashless site; contactless and card payments only please.


Tickets are available to purchase on the day of your visit in the Gift Shop.

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Admission Prices

Whether you'd like to take a tour of the Castle or take a wander around the Walled Gardens, there's something for everyone at the Castle & Gardens of Mey

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Animal Centre

The Animal Centre, situated in the East Woods, is a fun day out for children and adults alike!

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Visitor Centre

Friendly staff will welcome you in the Visitor Centre housing our Ticket Office, Gift Shop and Tearoom