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Pirates! At Carisbrooke Castle

Ahoy, me hearties! Set sail for Carisbrooke Castle this summer and get ready for a spectacular adventure on the high seas.

See some of history’s most famous pirates fight it out at close quarters, and listen to them tell their tales of booty, bounty and barnacles between 30 July & 1 August.

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Carisbrooke Castle
Carisbrooke Castle at Sunset

What's On

There’ll be plenty of piratical fun for the whole family, all against the backdrop of the mighty Carisbrooke Castle. 

Wander through an atmospheric encampment, learn the ropes in pirate school, follow your nose to the cook’s tent, and sing along to sea shanties.

Children and adults alike will be immersed in tales of scallywags and salty sea dogs with storytelling, swordplay and interactive shows.

Don’t miss this swashbuckling day out at the seaside!

Save 15% on admission by booking online

Getting There

From Southampton: Set sail to East Cowes with a car and up to 7 passengers, and find Carisbrooke Castle a short drive away. 

By car: Castle Hill, Newport, PO30 1XY

By bus: Southern Vectis routes 7, 12 and 38 from Newport will get you to Carisbrooke High Street, a 10 minute stroll from the castle. Plan your journey here