Pickering Castle

About Pickering Castle

Set in the attractive North York Moors-edge market town of Pickering; discover how this splendid 13th century castle was used throughout the centuries. This tourist attraction has been a royal hunting lodge, holiday home and a stud farm by a succession of medieval kings.

View looking West to Coleman Tower and Keep -Copyright of English Heritage

Don't miss:

  • The exhibition in the chapel
  • Extensive views of North Yorkshire countryside
  • The keep, known as the King's room
Visit Pickering Castle


Pickering Castle provides a range of facilities to offer you a fantastic day out


75m from entrance; loose gravel surface. Some accessible parking spaces for visitors nearer the entrance.

Picnic site

Lots of grassy areas for a picnic.

Dogs at Pickering Castle

Dogs on short leads are welcome.

Getting here

Contact us

Pickering Castle, Castlegate, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 7AX
Tel 01751 474989


At north end of Castlegate in Pickering.

Public transport

Bus access:Scarborough & District 128; Yorkshire Coastliner 840 & X40 (Sun); Moorsbus in summer.
Rail Access:Malton train station is 9 miles away; North Yorkshire Moors Railway) is ΒΌ mile away.

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