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

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

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    931
  • Very Good
    617
  • Average
    143
  • Poor
    37
  • Terrible
    7

Recent Reviews:

  • JAYDEEBookham
    Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    A must visit on the Isle
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th March 2019
    Really fascinating historical part of the island with events throughout the year, that educate and Inform in an entertaining way . A really must see Read full review
  • Cyril W
    Trip Type:
    Family
    History
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 20th March 2019
    Very interesting visit. There are great events during the Summer,free entry to English Heritage Members Read full review
  • Katharine186300
    Winchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    It is very sheltered once inside the castle.
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 21st March 2019
    It was a very windy day but we really enjoyed the calm inside the castle grounds. The museum was well worth a visit . I could have spent more time there. The chapel was charnoing and the donkeys... Read full review

Opening Times

Spring 2019 (1 Mar 2019 - 31 Mar 2019)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
TuesdayClosed*
Wednesday10:0016:00*
Thursday10:0016:00*
Friday10:0016:00*
Saturday10:0016:00*
Sunday10:0016:00*
Summer 2019 (1 Apr 2019 - 30 Sept 2019)
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 2019 (1 Oct 2019 - 31 Oct 2019)
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 2019 - 19 Feb 2020)
DayTimes
MondayClosed*
TuesdayClosed*
WednesdayClosed*
ThursdayClosed*
FridayClosed*
Saturday10:0016:00*
Sunday10:0016:00*
February Half Term 2020 (20 Feb 2020 - 24 Feb 2020)
DayTimes

* 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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