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Helmond Castle

Castle in the middele of the town

Helmond Castle is located in the heart of the city centre. Shops, cafés, restaurants, cinemas, theatres, and festivals: the city centre of Helmond has it all. Thanks to its ideal location, the castle is easily accessible by car and by public transport. Paid parking is possible just fifty metres from the castle. If you plan to arrive by train, simply follow the signs at Helmond station. The castle is a ten-minute walk.

The local theatre Speelhuis nearby the castle and Kunsthal Helmond.

The local theater ‘Speelhuis’, situated in an old church, close to the castle and Kunsthal Helmond.

Helmond Castle is surrounded by a public garden with statues and can be visited for free. The garden is open daily and borders the Vlisco textile factory, which is known for its colourful fabrics or ‘Dutch Wax,’ which is extremely popular in Africa.

Visit the garden around the castle

Visit the statues in and around the castle garden

Visiting the castle
Fun family and children’s activities are organized year-round, such as a tour for heritage enthusiasts and an exciting treasure hunt in the castle cellars complete with medieval garb. The castle is also open during events such as Open Monumentenweekend (Open monument weekend) and organizes a special programme for heritage enthusiasts and families.

Help the carpenter and learn everything about woodworking in the Middle Ages.

Help the carpenter and learn everything about woodworking in the Middle Ages.

Day trip
Helmond is a medium-sized, green city with plenty of sights and activities that make it perfect for a day trip or an overnight stay. The city and the castle are just a stone’s throw from Eindhoven, the home of Brainport, Dutch Design Week, and an international airport. Belgium and Germany are also close by, and Amsterdam, Brussels, Cologne, Aachen, and Düsseldorf are all located within a 150-kilometre radius of Helmond. Add a bit of culture by combining your trip with a visit to Helmond Castle.

The centre of Helmond, Havenplein. Photo:

Grap a bite and relax at the restaurants around the Havenplein in the centre. Photo: