Carisbrooke Castle tickets
Carisbrooke Castle opening times, prices & tickets
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.
Due to a temporary technical problem, it is not currently possible to book adult, senior or group Freedom tickets for Carisbrooke Castle or tickets/group tickets for Carisbrooke Castle events from this webpage.
You can book these tickets via our beta site by clicking here, but please note any items (e.g. ferry travel) currently in your basket will need adding again. Alternatively please complete the rest of your booking using this website and then call our Customer Services team on 02380 019192 to add Carisbrooke tickets. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused.
- Admission Tickets only - save 20%
- Clash of Knights 8-10 Aug
- Joust - Battle for Good 15-17 & 22-14 Aug
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.
How to buy Clash of Knights tickets
SAVE 10% on admission tickets to Carisbrooke Castle Clash of Knights events on Tuesday 8, Wednesday 9, Thursday 10 August with any Red Funnel vehicle of ferry foot passenger journey to the Island -now that's something to shout about!
Step 1: Only available for 8, 9 & 10 August
Step 2: Select the number of tickets required
Step 3: Click the red 'Add' button to add your tickets to the basket. The tickets are valid for use once on either Tuesday 8, Wednesday 9 or Thursday 10 August. Please then read T&C's and check-out.
Step 4: If you don,t already have a ferry or an accommodation booking in the basket you can add these later.
How to buy tickets for Joust - Battle for Good tickets
2016/17/18 Opening Times
|Date||Opening Tims||Opening Days|
|1 Nov - 12 Feb 2017*||10.00am to 4.00pm||Sat, Sun|
|15 Feb - 24 Feb 2017||10.00am to 4.00pm||7 days a week|
|25 Feb - 31 Mar 2017||10.00am to 4.00pm||Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun|
|1 Apr - 30 Sep 2017¹||10.00am to 6.00pm||7 days a week|
|1 Oct - 31 Oct 2017||10.00am to 5.00pm||7 days a week|
|1 Nov - 23 Dec 2017||10.00am to 4.00pm||Sat, Sun|
|27 Dec - 31 Dec 2017||10.00am to 4.00pm||7 days a week|
|2 Jan - 11 Feb 2018||10.00am to 4.00pm||Sat, Sun|
|12 Feb - 18 Feb 2018||10.00am to 4.00pm||7 days a week|
|19 Feb - 29 Mar 2018||10.00am to 4.00pm||Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun|
* Closed 24, 25, 26 December & 1 Janaury.
¹ on Tue, Wed & Thu during some of August are the Clash of Knights and The Joust Good v Evil events where special rates apply and are to be confirmed.
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.
The discounted ferry crossings are only available whilst the individual attraction is open during 2017. 10% ferry discount available when booked alongside Carisbrooke Castle tickets. To obtain the ferry discount a minimum of either a family ticket or 2 x adults or 2 x seniors must be purchased. Additional tickets may be added to your shopping basket. Valid for return vehicle travel from Southampton. Valid for up to 7 people in a car or small van up to 5.5m length/2m height. Subject to availability. New bookings only. Not available in conjunction with any other offer or discount. Please check opening dates and times before booking.
- The Joust - Good v Evil - TBC
- Clash of the Knights - TBC
- Spooky Castle - TBC
Save 20% on the rates shown below when booking through Red Funnel
|Type||25 Mar 16 - 31 Mar 17||1 Apr 17 - 29 Mar 18|
|Adult (16-59 yrs)||£8.60||£9.30|
|Child (5-15 yrs)||£5.10||£5.60|
|Senior (60 yrs+)||£7.70||£8.40|
|Infant (0-4 yrs)||FREE||FREE|
- 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