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Halton Castle is one of only two surviving Norman castles in Cheshire and is linked with the story of nearby Norton Priory. There are a number of fascinating feature in and around the castle, including the sally port, garderobe and tower. It is open at weekends from April to October and for special events, tours and school visits. For details of upcoming events, have a look at What’s On or contact Norton Priory.
There will be an archaeological excavation at Halton Castle from 13th to 25th July 2015. To volunteer on the dig contact Norton Priory on 01928 569 895 or email email@example.com
Physical access to the site is limited but some parts are accessible. Please call in advance for further information.
The Castle Pub, situated in the Georgian Courthouse at the entrance, is a welcoming place to stop for refreshments!
The Castle is less than 30 minutes by car from Chester, Liverpool and Manchester.
From the M56, Junction 11 or 12, join the circular expressway system, following the signs for "Northwich, Chester M56".
Then follow the signs for "Halton Village and The Brow" following the Halton Castle brown signs.
Exit at the Halton Brow junction and head up the hill towards Halton Village.
Drive along the Main Street and turn left into Castle Road (opposite Trinity Methodist Church).
By Public Transport
Please telephone Halton Borough Council on 0151 471 7384 for public transport information.
You can find out more about the Castle by downloading this factsheet!