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Mont Orgueil Castle

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History comes to life at Mont Orgueil Castle, which for over 600 years protected Jersey against French invasion. Explore the network of staircases, towers and secret rooms to discover hidden treasures. Every time you visit you'll discover a...more
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All reviews well worth a visit nooks and crannies fantastic views mont orgueil worth the climb guided tour jersey heritage gorey harbour steep steps great place to visit couple of hours art installations sunny day there are so many st helier information boards entrance fee
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very enjoyable 3 hour visit Plenty to see and learn about There is great history here and well documented

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Davidsmyth14
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one castle that gives you a good idea of what life was like in those days. Of course they now hold weddings but much of the castle is original and some parts complete. There are a number of steps to get to the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Crawford49
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the castle, views were great from the top also. Give yourself at least two hours so you’re not rushing around! Sunset from the top is amazing!

Date of experience: November 2018
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jerseyheritage365, Public Relations Manager at Mont Orgueil Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last day of our stay in Jersey & we decided to come here for a look round. The scale of the place is mind blowing, so much more than what we expected. You get a real sense of history & being thrown back in time....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 392gemmav
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely castle full of history. Make sure you get a tour guide booklet before entering, then you can tick off all the rooms that you have visited without missing one! Lots and lots to see and very interesting. There are steep steps...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Theresa H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Arriving in bright November sunshine I spent nearly 3 hours exploring the nooks and crannies of this amazing castle. It is a place steeped in history, the last out post for King John, embroiled in the Civil war and visited, prior to that by Raleigh..Each...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nick_Boardman
Reviewed November 5, 2018

Very interesting talk by tour guide Daniel. Must be pretty fit to climb all the steps though. Lots of interesting things for children too. A bit windy!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 433michelle
jerseyheritage365, Public Relations Manager at Mont Orgueil Castle, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Up the top of the Castle it does get a bit windy! Thanks for your great review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your free tour with Daniel.

Reviewed November 3, 2018

This is a must see castle to visit while you are in gorey village on jersey it is avery steep climb but well worth the walk around the castle and when you get to the top of the castle there are views of grey village...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Pauline P
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Stunning walk around to get up to it and great places to take photographs of the surrounding area. Steep climb in places but well worth it! You could book guided tours as well, but we didn’t do this. A great place to visit as it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sarahnliam49
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

We were surprised when the guide in the ticket office said that it would take us at least 1 1/2 hours to get round the castle - he wasn’t exaggerating! It is quite a widespread castle - so do see the 6 minute video first...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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jambert732017
November 10, 2017|
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Response from kenneth H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes there is an entrance fee to the castle. There are lovely views of Gorey once your up to the top of the castle. There are lots of steps .
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jambert732017
November 1, 2017|
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Hi, we got the bus from the St Helier town centre and it took about 30 mins mainly along the coast. We spent a couple of hours around the castle. The village is small with coffee shops and restaurants. It was a great morning... More
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Response from champagne020 | Reviewed this property |
Hi You can go onto the Liberation Bus Station timetable online and see details of journeys and buses.You get off at Gorey Pier the castle is on the coast buses are really easy and drivers and bus station very helpful
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