Open Air Theatre Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood
Monday 31 July – Friday 4 August
Doors open 5.45pm
Show starts 6.30pm
Red Herring Theatre returns to Carew Castle with a show packed with thrills, laughter, sword fights, and immortal characters like Little John, Friar Tuck, and Maid Marian. Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood tells the enduring story of a hero of the people who takes on the ruthless powers that be. This fast-paced family favourite is perfect for a summer evening. So bring your picnic and be ready to duck a quarterstaff or two - you won't want to miss a moment of the swashbuckling fun!
Recommended age 5+.
Tickets are non-refundable.
Carew Castle Entry
Days of Medieval Merriment!
Medieval fun for all ages.
10.30am Knight School (included with normal admission)
11am Horrid Histories* (included with normal admission)
11am-3pm Have-A-Go Archery (extra charge applies)
Evening Castle Tour
Thursday 31 August 6.45pm
Enjoy a guided tour of the Castle after it has closed for the day. Discover its evolution from Celtic fort to Medieval fortress, Tudor stronghold and finally Elizabethan mansion, and how its history has been shaped by infamous and colourful residents.
Family-friendly Halloween Ghost Tour
Monday 30 October
Tuesday 31 October
Join a family-friendly spooky tour of the Castle. Keep your eyes peeled as you listen to stories of ghostly sightings; you never know what you might see…
Ages 5 +, tickets non-refundable, tour does not include daytime admission to the Castle.
Forest Fairy Friends Festival
Dance, music and craft making workshops. 11am Musical Jamboree (Ages 0-5) 1.30pm Forest Fairy Friends Festival (Ages 3+) 3pm Get Creative (Ages 3+)
Learn about the darker side of Castle life as you join a guided ghost walk. Our knowledgeable guide will regale you with stories of the ghosts, hauntings and happenings experienced at the Castle. Tickets Non-refundable.
Thursday 24 August 7.00pm
Learn about the darker side of Castle life as you join a guided ghost walk. Our knowledgeable guide will regale you with stories of the ghosts, hauntings and happenings experienced at the Castle.
High Tea & Castle Tour
Saturday 16 September
4.30pm – 7pm
Come and experience a truly unique evening of high tea and exploration at this historic Welsh castle! Enjoy freshly prepared sandwiches and home-made cakes, served with tea or coffee in the Castle's Walled Garden. After tea, take an exclusive tour of the Castle and learn about its fascinating past as tales of its colourful history are told.
Please add any dietary requirements to the Comments/Special instructions box when you check out.
Kids Rule the Castle!
A day for young children to take over the Castle! Bring your grown-up along for loads of fun family-friendly activities.
Normal admission plus small CASH charge for some activities.
An authentic Medieval weekend as the Castle plays host to a 15th century dignitary, his household and soldiers.
Lots of Medieval fun throughout the weekend!
Included FREE with normal admission. Small charge for some activities.
Murder Mystery Evening: The Body in the Tower
You are a guest at an exclusive al fresco reception and tour of the Castle, when the evening goes horribly wrong and a body is discovered. Interrogate the suspects to solve the crime. 15th century costume, veils or plumed hats optional!
Mostly outdoors. Includes canapés and drinks. Ages 13+.
Open Air Theatre: Awful Auntie
Tuesday 23 August. Doors open 5.45pm, show starts at 6.30pm. BOOKING ESSENTIAL.
David Walliams’ Awful Auntie tells the story of Stella, who is tormented by awful Aunt Alberta and her giant owl. This open-air theatre adaptation is going to be a hoot! Bring a rug or chair. Recommended ages 7+. Tickets are non-refundable and the performance will go ahead in wet weather.
Open Air Theatre: Dracula
Saturday 3 September. Doors open 4.45pm, show starts at 5.30pm. BOOKING ESSENTIAL
An unforgettable new adaptation of the classic gothic horror story by Bram Stoker. Professor Abraham Van Helsing, an expert in the supernatural, presents his most terrifying case as he is called in to help a young woman who becomes mysteriously ill during a trip to Whitby. Has Lucy Westenra contracted some rare disease or has she fallen victim to something more evil? This play contains adult themes which some younger children may find scary so parental discretion is advised. Bring warm clothing and a rug or low backed chair. Hot drinks available. Tickets are non-refundable and the performance will go ahead in wet weather.
Open Air Theatre: Jane Eyre
Tuesday 26 July. Doors open 6pm, show starts at 7pm. BOOKING ESSENTIAL
The classic Victorian love story, set in the windswept moors, this production is a must for all lovers of Brontë's dark romance. Ages 10+. Bring a rug or low backed chair, picnics welcome. Hot drinks available. Tickets non-refundable and the performance will go ahead in wet weather.
Open Air Theatre: Rapunzel – A Tangled Musical
Let your hair down and get tangled in a brand-new family musical adaptation of the classic fairy tale. With magic and mayhem throughout and a chance to meet the characters after the show, this is one hair-raising adventure the family won’t want to miss!
Recommended age 4+. Tickets are non-refundable and the performance will go ahead in wet weather.
Sandy Bear Family Fun Day
Carew Castle is proud to be working with Sandy Bear Children’s Bereavement Charity to bring you a day of family fun! Join us for loads of fun activities, have your photo taken with Sandy Bear himself and help raise money for this amazing cause.
Scary Halloween Ghost Tour
Monday 31 October, 5.30pm and 6.45pm BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Join a scary tour of the Castle if you dare. Keep your eyes peeled and your wits about you as you listen to murderous tales and stories of ghostly sightings; you never know who or what might be lurking in the dark…
The Knight’s Quest
Find clues to help a brave knight battle their way through the Castle to free a pet dragon! £1 per child plus normal admission, includes prize.