Carisbrooke Castle - Victoria's Island Trail

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Carisbrooke Castle
Carisbrooke
NEWPORT
Isle of Wight
PO30 1XY

Tel: +44 01983 522107

Carisbrooke Castle - Victoria's Island Trail

Guide Prices

Please click the 'Visit Website' button for prices.

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 contact Southern Vectis at www.islandbuses.info/ or +44 01983 827000 (head office).

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
    • Excellent
      1214
    • Very Good
      770
    • Average
      171
    • Poor
      48
    • Terrible
      17

    Recent Reviews:

    • nik030
      Bournemouth, United Kingdom
      Stunning views
      4 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 26th October 2023
      Great castle ruins to explorw. Wo derful demonstration from ned and jigsaw in the well house. Views across the valley is fantastic. Read full review
    • annieS2021
      Newport, United Kingdom
      Accept Blue Peter badge entry
      4 of 5 stars
      Friday, 3rd November 2023
      We didn't manage to get to the castle to visit but wanted to add a note that they accept Blue Peter badge entry so it's on our list to see next time we're on the Isle of Wight ! Read full review
    • Tim C
      Overwhelming good alround
      5 of 5 stars
      Thursday, 15th February 2024
      Went to the castle x2 in a week, so much to do and see, enjoyable walks around the grounds, good food and coffee, independent museum and the working donkeys. Staff were amazing helpful and chatty... Read full review

    Opening Times

    Winter 2017 (1 Nov 2024 - 19 Feb 2025)
    DayTimes
    MondayClosed*
    TuesdayClosed*
    WednesdayClosed*
    ThursdayClosed*
    FridayClosed*
    Saturday10:0016:00*
    Sunday10:0016:00*

    * Please click the 'Visit Website' button for opening information.

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

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