Carisbrooke Castle

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Castle / Fort

Carisbrooke Castle
CARISBROOKE
Isle of Wight
PO30 1XY

Tel: +44 01983 522107

Isle of Wight, Carisbrooke Castle, Attractions, Gardens and Grounds

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Ticket£11.30 per ticket
Child Ticket (5-15 Yrs)£6.80 per ticket
Concession Ticket£10.20 per ticket
Family Ticket (1 Adult & Up To 3 Children)£18.10 per ticket
Family Ticket (2 Adults & 3 Children)£29.40 per ticket
MembersFree

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

Book Tickets

Facilities

Accessibility

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

Catering

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

Children & Infants

  • Babes in Arms
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome

Establishment Features

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

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

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)

Payment Methods

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

Provider Preferences

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

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

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 visit the Southern Vectis website - www.islandbuses.info/ 

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      1226
    • Very Good
      774
    • Average
      172
    • Poor
      48
    • Terrible
      17

    Recent Reviews:

    • Climber22333192668
      great place amazing views
      5 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 21st May 2024
      had a wonderful time enjoyed looking round the castle only down side why can't parents keep a little s**** quiet I do not want to walk around listening to them screaming their heads off and the... Read full review
    • Pearl T
      Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
      Excellent all round experience
      5 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 25th May 2024
      Stunning views from the battlements! So much to see and do - very interesting for all the family. Good solid handrails for assisting with climbing the many steps. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit... Read full review
    • Ian W
      Christchurch, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      You must visit the castle if you’re on the Isle of Wight.
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 26th May 2024
      Great visit to a wonderful bit of English history. Very interesting to walk along the ramparts and read about this castle and its once important place on the Isle of Wight. Went to the cafe for... Read full review

    Opening Times

    Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

    * * WINTER OPENING:
    * Jan - 12th Feb - Sat & Sun only.
    * Feb half term (13th - 19th) - open 7 days.
    * From 22nd February - Wed - Sun (10am - 4pm).

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