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Carisbrooke Castle

Carisbrooke Castle

Discover the history of the island's foremost castle. Once prison to Charles 1, this royal castle was also residence to Princess Beatrice, daughter of Queen Victoria. Today Carisbrooke is famous for the donkeys that work the well in the Medieval Wellhouse. Throughout the summer colourful events bring the castle alive and its remarkable history is told in the museum and castle exhibitions.

Opening times & prices
1 April–30 Sep: 10am–5pm daily. 1 Oct - 31 Mar: 10am–4pm daily. Closed 24–26 Dec and 1 Jan
Entry £5.50/£4.10/£2.80. Family ticket (2 adults & 3 children) £13.80

Carisbrooke Castle,
Isle of Wight
PO30 1XY

Contact Details

Travel and Parking
Travel:- Bus Southern Vectis 9 from Newport to Castle; otherwise 6, 7/A, 11/12 from Newport, Yarmouth & Ventnor to within ¼m. Tel 01983 827005. Train Ryde Esplanade 9m; Wootton (IoW Steam Railway) 5m. Ferry West Cowes 5m; East Cowes 6m (Red Funnel. Tel 02380 3
Parking:- Large free car park available outside the Castle

Facilities: -
Picnic area Gift Shop Disabled Access Refreshments / Cafe Group Discount

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