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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 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    754
  • Very Good
    517
  • Average
    115
  • Poor
    27
  • Terrible
    6

Recent Reviews:

  • paulm1002016
    St Neots, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    fascinating building and history - EH at their best.
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 23rd September 2017
    There is a lot more to this castle than would seem at first sight; we wandered around the walls and buildings, had an excellent coffee in the cafe and saw a donkey work a treadmill to raise water... Read full review
  • markH8236GX
    Essex, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Interesting place and great views of surrounding countryside
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 22nd September 2017
    Quite a lot to see around the castle and great views of the surrounding countryside from the wall walkways and tower. Be sure to visit the museum as well. The garden was billed as a main feature but... Read full review
  • sarah w
    Paisley, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Love it
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 21st September 2017
    This was my 4th visit. I love the history and the silence (until the schools turn up). This castle brings entertains all. In the Museum there are old toys and various historical artefacts. No visit... 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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