Weoley Castle ruins can be seen from a viewing platform throughout the year. Access to the ruins and our visitor centre takes place on event days.

Weoley Castle is classified as a scheduled Ancient Monument of national importance, and access to the site is managed to preserve the ruins.

Weoley Castle opening hours

Weoley Castle Ruins can be viewed from the viewing platform which is open every day throughout the year during daylight hours.

It is FREE to view the ruins from the platform.

Direct access to the ruins and our visitor centre is available on event days. Charges may apply for some events. See What's On for details.

A group of people viewing Weoley Castle ruins

Getting here

Weoley Castle
Alwold Road
B29 5RX

Close view of two ruined castle walls joined by a pointed stone arch
How to get here


The following facilities are available on event days only:

  • Education Room
  • Toilets, including Disabled
  • Baby changing facilities

Visitor information


Photography is allowed (unless stated otherwise) but not for commercial use. Please respect the privacy of other visitors when taking photographs. No tripods, selfie-sticks or flash photography.

Bag Searches

Please be advised that Birmingham Museums reserves the right to undertake searches of bags and personal property, and to refuse entry. We Thank you for your cooperation.

Weapons policy

No weapons are permitted on our premises.

Vaping policy

Vaping is not allowed at any of Birmingham Museums Trust sites.

Keeping everyone safe

What are our safety measures?

We want to make sure your visit is as safe and enjoyable as possible so some safety measures will continue:

  • We support staff and visitors who wish to wear a face covering.
  • Staff who test positive for COVID-19 isolate at home for at least 5 days until they have two successive negative tests.
  • We have hand sanitisers at the entrance and throughout the building.
  • Contactless card payments will limit personal interaction, but cash will also be accepted.
  • We have cleaners working throughout the day focusing on touch points and toilets to keep them safe and clean.

Please do not visit us if you are feeling unwell, have any symptoms of Covid-19 or have been in contact with anyone that has had the virus in the last 10 days. Please contact us if you have any further questions.