The Ancient Monument of Tickhill Castle is one of the oldest Norman Motte and Bailey 11th Century Castles in Britain, with a unique 11thC Gatehouse adorned by fertility figures and stone crosses.
The Great Motte is the highest early Norman Motte in England, of one build, completed soon after the Conquest of 1066.
The Monument is only open once a year to visitors who wish to enjoy the remains and grounds, where history has been made, from sieges laid, battles & intrigues by Kings & Queens, Princes & Earls, for nearly 1000 years. The House is not open.
Dogs are not allowed. Refreshments are available.
This is an ancient monument, the grounds are uneven, with steep slopes and potential rubble. Caution is required at all times.
This castle is only open to visitor's once a year so it is an eagerly anticipated event.
Gates Open at 2.00, last entry 4.30pm