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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£3.50 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

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

    • Excellent
      231
    • Very Good
      187
    • Average
      67
    • Poor
      27
    • Terrible
      14

    Recent Reviews:

    • chocAlicious1
      London, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      Isle of Wight lad
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 19th August 2018
      Had an excellent day here today. Had a behind the scenes tour by Jean ( I believe) it was such a good tour . I would highly recommend it to others . As you get such an insite into the building and... Read full review
    • cadexorchard
      Hinckley, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Family
      Lovely place
      4 of 5 stars
      Monday, 13th August 2018
      Lovely place ,would say more like a stately home than castle,nice views,lady inside knows a lot off history about place,walk along cliffs top beautiful views,would recommend ,there is a few rooms... Read full review
    • Rob C
      Trip Type:
      Couples
      Total waste of time and money!
      1 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 12th August 2018
      Looking for something to do on a midweek afternoon, Highcliff Castle seemed like a good idea. A fabulous looking building, from the outside. On arrival we went through the reception area and was... 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

    Accessibility

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

    Attraction Facilities

    • Shop
    • Tea Rooms

    Catering

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

    Children & Infants

    • Facilities for children - special events

    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

    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

    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.

    Payment Methods

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

    Tours and Demonstrations

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

    Travel & Trade

    • Group discounts available
    • Wi-fi available

    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

    Opening Times

    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.
    .

    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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