Tours and more

See behind the scenes and explore the historic rooms to find out about the secrets, mysteries and intriguing stories of the building and the people who lived here.

If you are a community group, or perhaps just a group of friends, you can book a guided tour of the magnificent Grade 1 listed Bruce Castle. See behind the scenes and discover more about the history of the building and the lives of the people who lived here. It is said there is even a ghost...

Open House Days 

During special events and open house days there are opportunities to have a tour of the building. We take part in London’s Open House Festival programme each year when we offer free tours including behind the scenes – check out our special events page in early September to find out more. 


Side view of the main Bruce Castle entrance

Guided Tours 

Whether you are a community group, a society or a group of friends, uncover new and exciting stories about Bruce Castle by booking a special curator-led tour of magnificent Grade 1 listed Bruce Castle – all year round. 


People on a tour viewing a sculpture

Booking Information 

Tours can accommodate up to 20 people at a time. 

Cost is £7 per head including tea/coffee and biscuits. 

Accompanied children free. 

There is a minimum charge of £70 for a tour. 

Booking in advance is essential. Please get in touch to find suitable dates and discuss your group’s requirements. Our usual tours can be tailored to include particular themes or interests. 

Telephone: 020 8489 4250

Please note: the tour requires standing throughout for approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour. 

We also offer booked tours around the historic parkland during warmer months. 

We look forward to telling you more about Bruce Castle! 


View of Bruce Castle park.