How to get toHelmsley Castlecar-free

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Visit Helmsley Castle car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

From Scarborough or Pickering hop on bus 128 which runs hourly all the way to Helmsley Market Place, a short stroll from the castle entrance.

From York you can ride bus 31X which runs a few times a day.

From further afield you can take the train to York or Scarborough to connect with buses there.

Use our journey planner to get the best route from where you are.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About Helmsley Castle

An impressive medieval structure with informative guided tours and a museum as well as plenty of ideal spots for a picnic.

For any queries about visiting contact Helmsley Castle on 01439 770442 or

Address: Castlegate, Helmsley, North Yorkshire, YO62 5AB. Visit Website