Carisbrooke Castle

Carisbrooke Castle


A wonderfully preserved castle, known as the place where King Charles I was imprisoned. Don't miss the wonderful Princess Beatrice Garden. There are also regular tournaments and jousts, as well as Hands On History for children and some outdoor theatrical performances.

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What makes it special

  • Edwardian gardens
  • Meet the loveable donkeys
  • Experience far reaching panoramic views

Opening times

Until end of September – daily 10.00am to 6.00pm

October to 3rd November – daily 10.00am to 5.00pm

9th November to 9th February 2020 – Saturday and Sunday 10.00am to 4.00pm

15 February to end March – Wednesday to Sunday 10.00am to 4.00pm (plus Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th February)


Entry fee

Member – free

Adult – £10 (£11 with gift aid)

Child (5 to 17 years) – £6 (£6.60 with gift aid)

Concession – £9 (£9.90 with gift aid)

Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) – £26 (£28.60 with gift aid)

Hostels nearby

Carisbrooke Castle

Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1XY

Map references

OS Map: 196

OS Grid Ref: SZ484877

Lat/Lng: 50.687535, -1.315209

Contact information

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