There will be some production and contractor traffic on the build and de-rig days. The following is the 2024 on-site and event schedule:
Pre-Event site build
Monday 1st July 08:00 – 20:00
Tuesday 2nd July 08:00 – 20:00
Wednesday 3rd July 08:00 – 20:00
Thursday 4th July 08:00 – 20:00
Live Events
Friday 5th July 2024 16:00 – 23:00
Saturday 6th July 2024 13:00 – 23:00
Sunday 7th July 2024 13:00 – 22:00
Monday 8th July 08:00 – 20:00
Tuesday 9th July 08:00 – 20:00
Wednesday 10th July 08:00 – 20:00
Thursday 11th July 08:00 – 20:00
To minimize disruption, construction activities will not extend into late-night hours.
We are committed to keeping noise levels to a minimum and adhering to all local regulations.
Castle Gardens Access:
The Castle Gardens will remain open to the public on Saturday, 29th June, and Sunday, 30th June.
The kiosk will continue to operate, providing ice creams and refreshing beverages for visitors to enjoy.
Castle Access During Construction:
The castle will remain open until Thursday, 4th July.
Entry and exit during this period will be redirected to the Bakers Walk entrance to the Castle Gardens.
Lavatory facilities will remain accessible to the public.
We appreciate your understanding and cooperation during this period of construction.
Our aim is to ensure that the building process has minimal impact on the local community and that everyone can continue to enjoy the castle and its surroundings.
Should you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach out to us by emailing
We will also keep you informed of any updates or changes to the schedule.
Thank you for your support as we work towards creating an unforgettable experience at Rochester Castle.