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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 Free
There is PAY & DISPLAY car park on site (5 hour Maximum stay).
Behind the scenes tours every Tuesday and Thursday at 2pm, and Sunday at 11am. Booking recommended.
Dogs permitted on leads in the grounds only

TripAdvisor

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousChristchurch Tourism Association Christchurch Tourism Association 2014

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From A35 follow signs to Highcliffe. Follow brown signs and turn left into Rothesay Drive.

Public Transport Directions

Bus: Wilts & Dorset and Yellow Bus companies both stop near to Highcliffe Castle on the Lymington Road Rail: 15 mins walk from Hinton Admiral Station Air: 20mins 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

  • Film or TV location
  • In town/city centre - 10mins 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.
  • Outdoor Attraction - for events
  • 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
  • Parking (charge)

Catering

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

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Approx length of visit - 03:00
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for groups
  • Coach drop-off point
  • Event venue
  • 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
  • Picnic Area
  • Shop
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets
  • Wedding Venue

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

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

2017 Opening (1 Feb 2017 - 23 Dec 2017)

* OPEN DAILY
1 Feb- 23 Dec and for special events in January

Sunday-Thursday 11am - 5pm (last admission 4.30pm)
Friday & Saturday 11am - 4.30pm (last admission 4pm)

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