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Castle Grounds

After you have finished your visit to Tamworth Castle why not explore the beautiful Castle Grounds with their magnificent raised flower beds, there are lots more activities to keep you occupied from river walks and picnics to cycle hire and crazy golf, don't forget to try out the brilliant play area! The Castle Grounds are open 24/7 and free to enter.

The bandstand is located at the top of the floral terraces, sitting beneath Tamworth Castle. In the summer brass band concerts are held each weekend (sponsored by Ankerside Shopping Centre).

Outdoor Play Park
There's a brand-new enclosed outdoor play park, just the thing if you have children aged up to 14 years, who love nothing better than tearing around and climbing.

Cycle Hire
Hire your cycles from the Activity Centre in the Castle Grounds. Open 7 days a week, 10am to 5pm.
Helmets also available to hire. Cycles and skateboards available to purchase. Full cycle maintenance and accessories available.
Contact: 07896 504141, [email protected],

Flat Green Bowling
Come and enjoy a leisurely game of Flat Green Bowls on our expertly kept green. Open 12.00 noon until dusk Monday to Sunday.
Tamworth Castle Bowling Club website

Table Tennis Tables
There are two permanent table tennis tables that are free for anyone to use - just bring your bats and ball.

Tennis Courts
The all-weather tennis courts are floodlit to ensure games can continue into the evening and available to hire by the hour. Rackets are also available for a small deposit. Please pay at Dave Owen Cycles located in the Castle Grounds Activity Centre opposite the tennis courts or phone on 07896 504141.

Skate Park
There is a state of the art skate park in Tamworth Castle Grounds. This has been extremely well received by skateboarders, in-liners and bmxers. The park is so good that British professional skaters have been sighted enjoying the park on numerous occasions. The park has a varied layout with some contemporary skatepark features such as a 4ft tall 20ft wide mini ramp and the extremely popular Westminster hip as well as some street style ledges rails and many pads.

Kiosk & Cafe
Our kiosk which sells souvenirs, hot drinks and snacks is located near the base of the castle. There is also a cafe near the tennis courts.

There is a public toilet block in the Castle Grounds - which also has a Changes Places facility and free water refill station. It is near the playground. Please be aware that it has limited seasonal opening hours.

Outdoor Gym
Outdoor fitness equipment for the whole community to use in the fresh air. No membership fees, just turn up and work out for free.

The Planet Walk
This is great fun for all the family. Starting from the distinctive sun sculpture, the walk gives you a feel for how the solar system is organised by following red rockets laid into the path.

Download the Castle Grounds brochure and map (pdf)