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Carisbrooke Castle

Castle Hill, CARISBROOKE, Newport, PO30 1XY

A royal fortress and prison to King Charles I, Carisbrooke is set on a sweeping ridge at the heart of the Isle of Wight. Don't miss the donkeys that can be seen working a 16th-century wheel to draw water from the well.

Further information

Tel: 01983 522107

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English Heritage


£8.80 (ch 5-15 £5.20, concessions £7.90). Family (2ad+3ch) £22.80. Members Free. Prices valid until Mar 2017

Opening times

Open all year Apr-Sep, daily 10-6
Oct, daily 10-5
Nov-19 Feb, Sat-Sun 10-4
20-24 Feb, daily 10-4
25 Feb-Mar, Wed-Sun, 10-4 Closed 24-26 Dec & 1 Jan
Average visit 2hrs




Dogs not allowed inside the museum

Assist dogs allowed all areas.


Partly accessible. Access restricted to well house and ground floor of museum, stairs to wall walk & upper floor museum
Wheelchair loan, induction loop, film subtitles, handrails, tactile models, disabled parking

Carisbrooke Castle


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1.25m SW of Newport, off B3401

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