Pendennis Castle

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Discover how the castle has evolved, and experience the sights and sounds of battle. Explore the fascinating new exhibition which examines the role of the castle as part of Fortress Falmouth during the First World War. With plenty to do whatever the weather and a grea range of events including Pendennis at War!, The Siege of Pendennis and the popular Grand Medieval Jousts, there's lots to enjoy.


  • Dogs Welcome
  • WC
  • Disabled Access
  • Disabled WC
  • Baby Changing
  • Food & Drink
  • Picnic Area
  • Shop

Opening Times

  Open Closed
Wed to Sun (26th Feb to 29th Mar 2018) 10am 4pm
Daily (30th Mar - 30th Sept 2018) 10am 6pm
Daily (1st Oct - 4th Nov 2018) 10am 5pm
Sat & Sun (5th Nov - 23rd Dec 2018) 10am 4pm
Daily (24th Dec - 1st Jan 2019) 10am 4pm
Sat & Sun (2nd Jan - 17th Feb 2019) 10am 4pm
Daily (18th - 24th Feb 2019) 10am 4pm
Wed - Sun (25th Feb - 31st Mar 2019) 10am 4pm
Closed 24th, 25th & 26th Dec     

We are currently installing exciting new interactive experiences as part of a major project which opens on 30th March.
Some parts of the property may be closed whilst this work takes place, so please call 01326 316594 before your visit to check which parts of the site are open.
We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Parts of the Castle may close early if a private event is booked - visit website to check before making your visit.  Last admissions half an hour before castle closes.




  Without *GA With *Gift Aid
Adult £8.40  £9.30
Child (5-15 years) £5.00 £5.50
Family (two adults and up to three children) £21.80  £24.00
Concession £7.60 £8.40
English Heritage Members Free Free

Prices are valid from 1st April, if you are visiting before this date you may find prices are less than those advertised. Additional charges for members and non-members may apply on event days.

*GF = Gift Aid

The Gift Aid admission price includes a voluntary donation of 10%. Provided you have paid enough UK Income or Capital Gains Tax * (to cover all of your Gift Aid donations in this tax year), English Heritage is able to reclaim tax on the whole amount you have paid - that's 25p on every £1. This extra money enables us to undertake vital conservation and education projects and ensure that many of England's most important historic sites can continue to be enjoyed by future generations. 
* Other taxes such as Council Tax and VAT do not apply.


Contact Details

Castle Drive
TR11 4LP

Telephone: 01326 316594

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Special Offers

Present your device to the cashier

This voucher entitles the bearer to 10% off the price of a family ticket for up to two adults and three children at Pendennis Castle. 
Valid only on the day of purchase. Valid on event days, not to be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount including membership offers. 
Voucher must be presented at the ticket point at the time of entry to qualify for discount. 
Valid 30th March – 4th November 2018. No cash alternatives

REF: For One & All Voucher