A medieval castle situated in the market town of Helmsley.
An essential when visiting the beautiful market town of Helsmley, Helmsley Castle is over 900 years old and has evolved over the centuries. Discover how the castle evolved over the centuries, from a mighty medieval fortress to a luxurious Tudor mansion, to a Civil War stronghold and a romantic Victorian ruin. See displays of a fascinating array of finds from Civil War cannon balls to early tableware, helping you uncover the social, domestic and military life of the fortress.
Photo credit: English Heritage
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