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Vikings at Tutbury Castle

Vikings at Tutbury Castle

Vikings at Tutbury Castle

There is much excitement here at the castle as the build-up is underway for when a crowd of Vikings will surge into the castle and set up camp to thrill everyone – and scare a few too!

As the real Vikings came in their dragon ships up the river Trent and the river Dove past the castle mound, it is quite a thought in the middle of all the fun that they really did come to this immediate area and raided a convent at nearby Hanbury before moving forward to Repton which was a major Viking site.

If you would like to meet the Swords of Penda, do come, and join us for our May Day Holiday celebrations.

Activities include:

  • Viking Camp with demonstrations of authentic crafts, skills, and pastimes.
  • Viking combat displays.
  • History Tours
  • Fairground
  • Viking Hunt
  • Plus, more!

Our pretty tearoom will be open all day selling a variety of reasonably priced hot and cold refreshments plus a range of stalls selling other foods.
We do recommend you buy your tickets in advance for this event.

Price:

Adult tickets are £6.50
Concessions (65+) tickets are £5.50
Children (5-12 years) tickets are £5.50
Children under 5 go free.
Family £22.00 (2 adults and 2 children)
£1.50 to park (pay on the day)

Please note: Last admissions is 4pm.

Contact us for more information.

Vikings at Tutbury Castle

Tutbury Castle

Castle Street
Tutbury
DE13 9JF

Dates & Times:

30/04/2023 - 11:00 - 17:00
Sunday Apr 30, 2023 - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday May 1, 2023 - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm

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There is much excitement here at the castle as the build-up is underway for when a crowd of Vikings will surge into the castle and set up camp to thrill everyone – and scare a few too!

As the real Vikings came in their dragon ships up the river Trent and the river Dove past the castle mound, it is quite a thought in the middle of all the fun that they really did come to this immediate area and raided a convent at nearby Hanbury before moving forward to Repton which was a major Viking site.

If you would like to meet the Swords of Penda, do come, and join us for our May Day Holiday celebrations.

Activities include:

  • Viking Camp with demonstrations of authentic crafts, skills, and pastimes.
  • Viking combat displays.
  • History Tours
  • Fairground
  • Viking Hunt
  • Plus, more!

Our pretty tearoom will be open all day selling a variety of reasonably priced hot and cold refreshments plus a range of stalls selling other foods.
We do recommend you buy your tickets in advance for this event.

Price:

Adult tickets are £6.50
Concessions (65+) tickets are £5.50
Children (5-12 years) tickets are £5.50
Children under 5 go free.
Family £22.00 (2 adults and 2 children)
£1.50 to park (pay on the day)

Please note: Last admissions is 4pm.

Contact us for more information.

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