Isle of Wight Rocks

Carisbrooke Castle

Places to Visit

Located in the heart of the Isle of Wight, Carisbrooke Castle has been an artillery fortress, king's prison and a royal summer residence over the years.  

Today it’s the quintessential romantic castle, with lots to see and enjoy in the fresh open air. Experience far reaching panoramic views from high castle walls, or wander the moat to discover King Charles I’s bowling green. 

Enjoy the tranquil Princess Beatrice Garden, before meeting the famous Carisbrooke donkeys.

What's inside? 

- Lots of history and castle to explore

- Gift shop

- Toilets

- Castle Cafe

Walking around the outside of the castle is free and makes for a great time running up and down the moats! 

Opening Hours

Monday10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday10:00 - 17:00
Thursday10:00 - 17:00
Friday10:00 - 17:00
Saturday10:00 - 17:00
Sunday10:00 - 17:00

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