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Carisbrooke Castle opening times, prices & tickets


Castle at Carisbrooke

The quintessential romantic castle, Carisbrooke is an Elizabethan artillery fortress, a king's prison and a royal summer residence which has been pivotal in the Island's history. Today, you'll find loveable donkeys, a fascinating museum and an Edwardian garden.

About Carisbrooke Castle


How to buy individual tickets

SAVE 20% on admission tickets to Carisbrooke Castle with any Red Funnel vehicle or ferry foot passenger journey to the Island - now that's something to shout about!

Step 1: Check the operating days & times below

Step 2: Select the number of tickets required. The actual price charged depends on the admission date

Step 3: Enter the rough date of your visit (tickets are valid +/- 7 days of the date entered)

Step 4: Click the red 'Add' button to add your tickets to the basket. Please then read T&C's and check-out.

Step 5:
If you don't already have a ferry or an accommodation booking in the basket you can add these later.

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16-59 yrs
5-15 yrs
60 yrs +
2 Adults + 3 Children

How to buy your tickets

Save 10% on admission tickets to Carisbrooke Castle's The Joust Good v Evil with any Red Funnel vehicle or ferry foot passenger journey to the Island - now that's something to shout about!

Step 1: Check the operating days and times below

Step 2: Select the number of tickets required

Step 3: Enter the date of your visit (tickets are valid for any of the 3 Jousting days)

Step 4: Click the red 'Add' button to add your tickets to the basket. Please then read T&C's and check-out

Step 5: If you don't already have a ferry or accommodation booking in the basket you can add these later

Buy below and save 10% on gate price

16-59 yrs
5-15 yrs
60 yrs +
2 Adults + 3 Children

Only available for 16, 17 & 18 and 23, 24 & 25 August

2016/17 Opening Times

Date Opening Times  Opening Days
2 Nov-14 Feb 2016*10.00am to 4.00pmSat, Sun
15 Feb-19 Feb 201610.00am to 4.00pm7 days a week
20 Feb-24 Mar 201610.00am to 4.00pmSat, Sun
25 Mar-30 Sep 2016¹10.00am to 6.00pm7 days a week
1 Oct-31 Oct 201610.00am to 5.00pm7 days a week
1 Nov-19 Feb 2017*10.00am to 4.00pmSat, Sun  
20 Feb-24 Feb 201710.00am to 4.00pm7 days a week
25 Feb-31 Mar 201710.00am to 4.00pmSat, Sun  

* closed  1 Jan 2016 and 24, 25, 26 Dec 2016 and 1 Jan 2017
¹ Tue 9, Wed 10 & Thu 11 Aug 2016 Clash of Knights event - special rates apply
¹ Tue 16, Wed 17 & Thu 18 Aug 2016 The Joust Good v Evil event - special rates apply
¹ Tue 23, Wed 24 & Thu 25 Aug 2016 The Joust Good v Evil event - special rates apply

Collecting admission tickets

  • Vehicle customers: simply present your "Confirmation/eTicket" on arrival at check-in and your attraction ticket(s) will be printed there and then.
  • Foot passengers: please go to the ticket office on arrival and your attraction ticket(s) will be printed on presentation of your "Confirmation/eTicket"

What to give the attraction

Just hand your credit card size ticket(s) to the attraction to gain entry. Tickets are valid for 7 days either side of the date you entered when adding the attraction to your basket. Package tickets are valid on the day of travel only.

Terms & Conditions

INDIVIDUAL TERMS & CONDITIONS
Attraction admission tickets can only be purchased in conjunction with a booking for a vehicle or foot passenger(s) on Red Funnel´s Southampton/East Cowes route. Attraction tickets are non-refundable and must be used 7 days either side of the date entered. Additional charges (payable on admission) may apply to access special events and certain rides or activities. Standard terms and conditions of entry apply; please refer to the attraction for details.

PACKAGE TERMS & CONDITIONS
Offer valid for a day return vehicle ferry crossing from Southampton to East Cowes for a car and up to 4 / 5 people plus family admission to a participating attraction (family ticket composition varies across attractions, standard admission rates apply for additional passengers) when booked together via a qualifying Red Funnel package deal. Valid for private cars up to 2m in height and 6m in length. Offer valid from 19th March to 30th April 2016, excluding 25th March and 28th March. Valid for outward travel up to and including 10am from Southampton and return travel anytime from 4.30pm from East Cowes. Check individual packages for specific attraction opening dates and times. You must produce your eticket when checking in for your outward departure where you will be issued with your attraction entry tickets. Any amendments to travel will incur a £5 amendment charge and must meet the validity requirements of this package. Package offers are non-refundable. New bookings only. Conditions of carriage apply. Subject to availability. Not to be used in conjunction with any other offer. Red Funnel reserve the right to withdraw or amend this offer at anytime.

2016 Events

- The Joust - Good v Evil - Tue 16, Wed 17 & Thu 18 August & Tue 23, Wed 24 & Thu 25 August 2016

(special rates apply please see above)
New for 2016 - this is the joust to end all jousts. Four of the most skillful knights in the Kingdom, mounted on their magnificent steeds, battle for love or eternal sorrow. Good or evil; who will triumph? Marvel as an ultimate display of chivalry determines the victor of this medieval spectacular. Marvel at the falcons in flight and discover medieval life in the living history encampments. Step back in time and experience an epic tournament full of rich pageantry and excitement. Budding knights can test their bravery in the hobby-horse jousting, while the court jester and merry musicians set the scene for a spectacular day.

- Spooky Castle¹ 22 October-30 October 2016 

Please note: an additional charge of £1 applies for the Cavalier and Roundheads and Spooky Castle event days - payable direct to Carisbrooke Castle on arrival.

Carisbrooke Castle Address: Carisbrooke, Nr Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1XY. Tel: 01983 522107. On site parking.
Get Directions from East Cowes (17 mins) & View Larger Map

Save 20% on the rates shown below when booking through Red Funnel

 Type28 Mar 15 - 24 Mar 16 25 Mar 16 - 31 Mar 17
Adult (16-59 yrs)£8.30£8.60
Child (5-15 yrs)£5.00£5.10
Senior (60 yrs+)£7.50£7.70
Family 2+3£21.70£22.30
Infant (0-4 yrs)FREEFREE
EH MemberFREEFREE

- Special pricing for event dates apply
- Group rates: available for groups of 11 or more - please contact Red Funnel's sales team on 0845 330 8889 for further details.
- School groups: admission is free, please contact Red Funnel's sales team on 0845 330 8889 for school ferry packages or visit www.redfunnel.co.uk/education

Reviews of Carisbrooke Castle

07-Sep-2016
We enjoyed the jousting and falconry,but the Parade,which was advertised as the start of the programme at 11am, never happened. There was no anouncement to notify us or explain. Even the clowns we... more
30-Aug-2016
Excellent
28-Aug-2016
Brilliant day out. Lots to see and explore and good events calendar too. Even the teenagers enjoyed the day. Lots of good photo opportunities, indoor and outdoor things to see and good food. Loved... more
04-Jul-2016
Polite staff
Maybe more stuff for children and teenagers
27-Jun-2016
Good
26-Jun-2016
Excellent

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