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Highcliffe Castle

Rothesay Drive
Lymington Road
Highcliffe
CHRISTCHURCH
Dorset
BH23 4LE

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Highcliffe Castle

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult admission charge£2.50 per ticket
Entry and Guided Tour£5.95 per ticket
Season Ticket Holders Guided Tour£3.95 per ticket

Entry to the grounds only is Free.
Accompanied children under 16 are Free.
Behind the Scenes Tours: every Tuesday and Thursday at 2pm, and Sunday at 11am. Booking recommended.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    214
  • Very Good
    180
  • Average
    61
  • Poor
    26
  • Terrible
    11

Recent Reviews:

  • UkPj
    UK
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    NIce Cafe & Walks
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 13th February 2018
    Castle currently closed, but Café open. Parking only 50p per day whilst Castle in repair, easy to walk down to, and along the beach. Café nice and reasonably priced. Read full review
  • Agata B
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Afternoon Tea
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 2nd January 2018
    I've been to Highcliffe Castle before so I knew there was a cafe by the castle. When I was in the area again in November with my family we decided to stop for afternoon tea and it didn't disappoint... Read full review
  • TerenceTibbs
    Reading
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Lovely Tearoom...
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 1st January 2018
    Visited the Tearoom on New Years Day after a walk along the beach. Nice tea room, friendly staff and good food enjoyed for lunch. Dog friendly in part of the inside area. Worth a visit if in the... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Road From A35 follow signs to Highcliffe.

Public Transport Directions

Bus: Wilts & Dorset and Yellow Buses operate services to and from Highcliffe town centre.

Rail: 15 minutess walk from Hinton Admiral Railway Station.

Air: 20 minutes drive from Bournemouth Airport.

Facilities

Other

  • Gift Shop

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop
  • Tea Rooms

Venue Facilities

  • Beach adajacent for photography
  • Choice of marriage rooms
  • Garden/grounds available for photography
  • Groups Accepted - Essential to pre book.
  • Late licence for evening receptions
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Sea views available for photography
  • Use of cake stand and knife

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 03:00
  • Families
  • Film or TV location
  • In town/city centre - 10 minutes walk from Highcliffe village.
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest - Grade 1 listed building, once the home of Lord Stuart de Rothesay.
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Outdoor Attraction - access the gardens free of charge.
  • Weddings

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children - special events

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route - Wilts & Dorset bus X1 and X2 and Yellow bus 111 from the centre of Christchurch
  • On site parking - pay and display parking.
  • Parking (charge) - 5 hours maximum stay.

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Tearooms. Contact (01425) 270924
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for groups
  • Coach drop-off point
  • Dogs Accepted - on leads, in the grounds only.
  • Event Venue - see www.highcliffecastle.co.uk/events for all event listings.
  • Licenced for civil marriages - see www.highcliffecastle.co.uk/weddings for comprehensive information.
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

Closed Long Term
2018 Opening (16 March 2018 - 23 December 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Thursday11:00 - 17:00*
Friday - Saturday11:00 - 16:30*
Sunday11:00 - 17:00*

* The Castle will be closed from 31st October 2017 until approximately mid March 2018 for restoration works.
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Occasionally, we may be closed all day due to a function. Please refer to our website for more information.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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