Booking Terms and Conditions

Booking Information

Covid-19 (coronavirus) 2020
For more information on our Covid-19 procedures and ts and cs please see our know before you go page.

Due to current government legislation around ‘the rule of 6’ we can only accept bookings for 6 people or fewer, unless your household (or support bubble) contains more than 6 people. If you need to book for a household of 7+ people please call our bookings line on 01904 261262.

Please do not attend if you have any symptoms of coronavirus, have tested positive for coronavirus, are in a household or support bubble with someone who has symptoms of or has tested positive for coronavirus, or have been advised to self-isolate by the  NHS Test and Trace or the NHS COVID-19 app, or following entry to the UK from a country with a high coronavirus risk. If you cannot attend due to any of the above, then please get in touch and we will try to re-sell your ticket.

General Terms and Conditions

  • Pre-booking is recommended as capacity is limited.
  • Children under 5 years of age will not be permitted access to St George’s Tower due to health and safety regulations.
  • Due to the historical nature of the building Prams & Pushchairs do not fit through our doors, so they need to be left in the reception area where they will be looked after by a member of our team.
  • Visitors unable to climb the tower may wait at the bottom with a guardian and watch our “Story of Oxford Castle” video. Once the tour group returns from the Tower, you are then able to rejoin your group as the tour continues. To find out more about this policy, click here to view our access information.
  • Payment must be made at the time of booking by credit or debit card (Visa, Mastercard, Switch or Delta).
  • No dogs are allowed in the attraction, the mound, Castleyard Cafe or the gift shop except for guide dogs.
  • Opening times may be subject to change; for up-to-date information on admission prices and opening times, please telephone our information line on 01904 261262
  • For the safety and security, all guests and their belongings may be searched before entry. All items, belongings and other property brought into the Attraction by you are at your own risk and we accept no liability for any loss or damage to such property. As such, we recommend that you do not bring valuables to the Attraction.

Additional ‘The Snow Queen’ event Terms and Conditions

  • This is an open air production, so please dress for the weather
  • Seating will not be provided, but you may bring your own if required
  • In the event that the event is cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19, you will be offered the opportunity to exchange your ticket for an alternative performance where possible. As an alternative, you will also be offered a full refund.
  • To ensure social distancing and the safety of our guests, you will be seated 2 metres away from the nearest group of other ballet-goers and we have implemented staggered arrival times.
  • We will not be able to provide toilet facilities.

Online Exclusive Upgrade Terms and Conditions

  • Online Exclusives are only available online and cannot be purchased on site.
  • Photos are only available at the discounted price online. Onsite the normal prices of £7.50 for one item, £10 for two items and £12.50 for three items still apply. Mix and match between photos, keyrings and magnets.
  • Crimes and Punishments are randomly assigned and cannot be changed.
  • In the event that Photo Op experiences technical difficulties, the Photo Proportion of the package will be refunded.
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Continuum Attractions is committed to achieving the highest standards of Health & Safety to all its visitors and employees. We are proud of the processes, systems and procedures we have in place across our business. Health & Safety is much a part of our company culture as our dedication to delivering unique experiences in memorable locations.