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

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    973
  • Very Good
    649
  • Average
    146
  • Poor
    40
  • Terrible
    8

Recent Reviews:

  • veronica b
    Hereford, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Worth a visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 4th July 2019
    Lovely place to visit loved the walks at the top of the castle the views were amazing for the more energetic person.jigsaw the donkey was very good knew what she at to do.staff we're very... Read full review
  • Teacherart19
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Hostile staff
    1 of 5 stars
    Friday, 5th July 2019
    On a busy day with several schools visiting the castle, we were told by a member of staff that “it was getting a bit manic” and we needed to monitor our students better! Our students were walking... Read full review
  • Mathematica
    Devon
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Interesting history and pleasant site. Advance info could be better.
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 15th July 2019
    An interesting mix of castle ruins, informative museum (run by a separate charity and including stories from the local area, not just castle), historic garden and the unique treadmill with working... Read full review

Opening Times

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
Spring 2020 (1 Mar 2020 - 31 Mar 2020)
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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