Tickets to the Carisbrooke Castle
Experience the grandeur of Carisbrooke Castle, explore the royal gardens, meet charming donkeys, and unfold intriguing tales of King Charles I's captivity.
- Get ready to step back in time and uncover the history of the Isle of Wight at Carisbrooke Castle, a place where royalty meets tranquility.
- Ever bowled on a royal green? Well, stumbling upon King Charles I's bowling green in the castle's moat is a uniquely royal experience awaiting you.
- Daily demonstrations of the lovable Carisbrooke donkeys working the 16th-century tread to fetch water from the well is something you can't miss.
- Discover the room where King Charles I was held captive and get a glimpse of his audacious spirit and get to marvel at the panoramic views from the Norman Keep.
- Did you know? The serene Princess Beatrice Garden is a preferred spot for tranquility seekers, including the princess herself.
- Entry to Carisbrooke Castle
You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Embark on a Historic Journey
Your memorable experience at Carisbrooke Castle begins as you traverse the high castle walls, absorbing panoramic views of the Isle of Wight. The towering fortress, which once served as an artillery fortress, a king's prison, and a royal summer residence, invites you to plunge into the depths of history. The castle, however, isn't just about war and royal affairs. It also exudes tranquility, especially when you step into the serene Princess Beatrice Garden, a horticultural delight where the princess herself often sought solace.
Marvel at the Castle's Secrets
The historic journey continues as you meet the adorable Carisbrooke donkeys, the castle's oldest residents. Witness these charming creatures work the 16th-century tread in daily demonstrations, effortlessly raising water from the castle well. Next, venture inside the room where King Charles I was held prisoner. Here, you'll learn about his daring but unsuccessful escape attempts, a tale that is sure to pique your intrigue. To wrap up this memorable visit, climb the Norman Keep and take in the unmatched panoramic views of the island. With such rich history and stunning views, your day out at Carisbrooke Castle promises to be a remarkable experience.
know before you go
know before you go
- This experience is not accessible for wheelchair users.
- Daily: 10am - 6pm (Last admission one hour before closing time)
- Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.
- Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the attraction. Students must show a valid student ID.
Ticket Redemption Point
- Show your ticket at Carisbrooke Castle.
- Address: Castle Hill, Newport PO30 1XY, United Kingdom.
- The closest bus stop is Clatterford Shute. It is a 10-minute walk to the attraction.
- Board bus #12 to get you there.