Grab your broomsticks and head to Carisbrooke Castle for a wicket day of spookiness this Halloween, during hal-term. Get hands on with creepy crawlies or be creative with the arts and crafts. You can even take part in the wicket-witch themed quest! There is even a fancy dress competition every day - so come in your best costume for a chance of winning.
Carisbrooke Castle is over 1000 years old and is the quintessential romantic castle, it’s been an Elizabethan artillery fortress, a king’s prison and a royal summer residence and now you’ll find lovable donkeys, the Edwardian garden and a fascinating museum.
Carisbrooke has been a pivitol part of the Island’s history, whether as defence from the French in 14th century or the Spanish in the 16th century to housing Govenors of the Island at various times.
Now kids can dress up as Norman soldiers or Civil War troopers and conquer the castle themselves. If you're feeling energetic then climb the steep steps and walk right around the castle on the battlements and see amazing 360 degree views across the Island. Take a gentle stroll around the Princess Beatrice Garden, explore the exhibition and castle museum, experience the beauty and tranquility of St. Nicholas’ chapel and finish up by treating yourself to a delightful snack in the tea room.
Save 15% off car ferry travel with admission tickets when booking together as a package deal.
How to book:
- Step 1: Add your attraction tickets to the basket below (minimum of 1 x family/group or 2 x adult/senior tickets).
- Step 2: Click here to book the ferry (the ferry discount will be shown on the checkout page).
Carisbrooke Castle Address: Castle Hill, Carisbrooke, Nr Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1XY