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Carisbrooke Castle

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Castle / Fort

Carisbrooke Castle
Carisbrooke
Newport
Isle of Wight
PO30 1XY

Tel: +44 01983 522107

Fax: +44 01983 528632

Carisbrooke Castle

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Ticket£8.80 per ticket
Child Ticket (5-15 Yrs)£5.20 per ticket
Concession Ticket£7.90 per ticket
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 3 Children)£22.80 per ticket
MembersFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Facilities

Provider Preferences

  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction - Castle Museum within the castle
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction
  • Some no smoking areas

Accessibility

  • Disabled Parking
  • Facility for service dogs
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Wheelchair user accessible

Children & Infants

  • Babes in Arms
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking
  • Free parking
  • Green Transport - Short walk (but uphill) from Carisbrooke and bus stops
  • Off-road parking
  • On Site Car Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Catering

  • Cafe
  • Catering Provided
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Outdoor eating area
  • Picnic area
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 11
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • All weather attraction
  • Dogs admitted on a lead
  • Dogs welcome - On lead
  • Event Venue
  • Garden / Grounds for visitors use
  • Gay/Lesbian Friendly
  • Gift shop
  • Groups by arrangement
  • Groups welcome
  • Guided tours by arrangement
  • Marquee Space Available
  • Open all year round
  • Open on bank holidays
  • Special Opening for Groups by Arrangement

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Children
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 11

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From East Cowes ferry, second exit at roundabout onto Well Road, A3021, A3054 to Newport, town centre, Pyle Street, B3323 to Carisbrooke.

From Fishbourne ferry, B3339 (Fishbourne lane), A3054 to Newport, town centre, Pyle Street, B3323 to Carisbrooke.

From Yarmouth ferry, A3054 to Newport, town centre, Pyle Street, B3323 to Carisbrooke.

Public Transport Directions

Bus; Southern Vectis 6,7,11,38 and the Medina Tour Open top service from Newport, West Wight and Ventnor, all to within a ¼ mile.

Ferry; West Cowes 5 miles, East Cowes 6 miles ( Red Funnel - 0844 844 9988) Fishbourne 6 miles, Ryde 8 miles Yarmouth 9 miles, (Wightlink 08713761000) (Hovertravel (023) 9281 1000 )

For further bus information please contact Southern Vectis at www.islandbuses.info/ or +44 0871 200 2233 (bus times) / +44 01983 827000 (head office).

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    639
  • Very Good
    448
  • Average
    102
  • Poor
    22
  • Terrible
    4

Recent Reviews:

  • WHIPPIT_11
    Ryde, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    English Heritage at its best
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 21st April 2017
    Nice and near to Newport so it's possible to walk from the town center in 20 mins to the castle. Lovely walks around the Castle with spectacular views. The Carisbrooke Castle had so much history... Read full review
  • Justin B
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Good Views From The Castle
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 18th April 2017
    While not the only castle on the Isle of Wight, Carisbrooke Castle probably has the most interesting history, especially in regards to Royal History. This was one of the main reasons for us to visit... Read full review
  • Daisymoouk
    Portsmouth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Lovely English heritage site
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 16th April 2017
    Full of great bits to look at and lovely to wander about in nice weather. Good films to educate in a fun way. Lovely little cafe for tea. Read full review

Opening Times

Summer 2017 (1 Apr 2017 - 30 Sept 2017)
DayTimes
Monday10:0018:00
Tuesday10:0018:00
Wednesday10:0018:00
Thursday10:0018:00
Friday10:0018:00
Saturday10:0018:00
Sunday10:0018:00
Bank Holiday10:0018:00
October 2017 (1 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017)
DayTimes
Monday10:0017:00
Tuesday10:0017:00
Wednesday10:0017:00
Thursday10:0017:00
Friday10:0017:00
Saturday10:0017:00
Sunday10:0017:00
Winter 2017 (1 Nov 2017 - 19 Feb 2018)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
TuesdayClosed*
WednesdayClosed*
ThursdayClosed*
FridayClosed*
Saturday10:0016:00*
Sunday10:0016:00*
February Half Term 2018 (20 Feb 2018 - 24 Feb 2018)
DayTimes
Spring 2018 (1 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2018)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
TuesdayClosed*
Wednesday10:0016:00*
Thursday10:0016:00*
Friday10:0016:00*
Saturday10:0016:00*
Sunday10:0016:00*

* 20th February 2017 - 24th February 2017: Open Everyday - 10:00 - 16:00

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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