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Carisbrooke Castle

| Castle Hill, Newport PO30 1XY, England
+44 1983 522107
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US$75.20*
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Isle of Wight Day Trip from London
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  • Average8%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Castle Hill, Newport PO30 1XY, England
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+44 1983 522107
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We felt this was a tad pricy for what there was to see and do. Then there was a further museum on the site which had a suggested further entry fee ...

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 2 days ago

We recently visited the castle for the second time in a couple of months, we found it very fascinating with extensive history, there was a demonstration of a donkey getting water up from the well which was very interesting and showed how hard they had...More

Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have visited the Isle of Wight many times before but by sea not Road and ferry. The consequent preoccupation with tides and weather seems to have suppressed or precluded seeing the great sites. But not anymore as those days have past. As a result...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had been here many years ago when our children were young and had always had a lovely day. This visit was no different and we had a great time, it is a very beautiful place and well worth a visit especially if you time...More

Thank Nic0la_Pea
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Our family thoroughly enjoyed our afternoon wandering round the castle. The donkeys were an added bonus and the donkey talk was interesting and entertaining and held the attention of all our family. It was our staff members first talk and she was brilliant. Children and...More

Thank SuffolkTripLover
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed this. Lots steps and walking. Quite well kept. Lovely seeing donkeys do the water wheel. Nice cafe. Lots of walking worth going

Thank jillhking
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overpriced for older people or persons who cannot climb up to the ramparts nice views and nice to walk about the castle but not a lot to see or do if you are not very physical . good for children and young people.

Thank BobSue3
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed this visit. Apart from the amazing architecture, history and grounds, the views are wonderful. And loved the friendly donkeys too!

Thank phryndickens
Reviewed 1 week ago

yes theres some age to the external fortified walls but the rest is much later . Visitors seem to find the donkey wheel the big attraction even though the donkeys seem to do little or nothing to earn their keep ie we were told they...More

Thank nedrow5791
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place, tidy and well presented to visitors. Enough to see and do for a few hours with young kids - probably not a full day trip.

Thank Rorschach20
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E B
We are visiting the area in May. Inour party one older adult that walks with sticks and one one year old in stroller, Would te castle be suitable for them? ER
21 March 2017|
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Response from Caroline d | Reviewed this property |
The ground level is spectacular but the steps do get a little steep although handrails are also there if that would help.
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kaynyc21
How much should I allow for exploring the castle?
30 December 2016|
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Response from Caroline1651 | Reviewed this property |
You could cheerfully spend all day here! There is so much to see and do. BUT; it's weather-dependent. There is at least as much outside as inside, so go on a dry day if you want to appreciate the full experience.
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Ali G
How much is it to watch the jousting at Carisbrook castle
22 August 2016|
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Response from Mummacobb | Reviewed this property |
There is only a charge to enter the castle as far as we could tell. All entertainment was included.
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