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Lulworth Castle & Park

EAST LULWORTH
Wareham
Dorset
BH20 5QS

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Lulworth Castle and Park

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Castle ticket - Adults£6.00 per ticket
Castle ticket - Child (4 - 15 years)£4.00 per ticket
Castle ticket - Children under 4 yearsFree
Castle ticket - English Heritage membersFree
Castle ticket - Historic Houses Association membersFree
Parking charge - cars and coaches£3.00 per ticket

Pay & Display parking allows access to the Park & Woodland Walks, Children’s Playground and Picnic Areas.

Corporate Memberships to English Heritage are not valid at this attraction.

English Heritage & Historic House memberships are not valid at special events such as ‘Easter at Lulworth’ or ‘Spooky Fun’.

TripAdvisor

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    138
  • Very Good
    130
  • Average
    42
  • Poor
    12
  • Terrible
    8

Recent Reviews:

  • dee m
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Nice Walk...
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 20th July 2018
    We arrived here in the afternoon for a few hours. After reading all about it online I was looking forward to a chilled afternoon and a walk. We arrived and they were setting up for Camp Bestoival. No... Read full review
  • MBKOKent
    Maidstone, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Stunning exterior hiding gutted interior
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 20th July 2018
    Although not an English heritage property English Heritage funded work to make the castle safe so members may visit the castle free of charge, only paying for the parking. The interior of the castle... Read full review
  • Lizally47
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Lovely castle but disappointing tearoom
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 17th July 2018
    Stunning castle and grounds, all beautifully kept. Disappointed with the tearoom - very limited menu (basically just cake, sausage roll or quiche) and the cherry Madeira cake was incredibly dry. Nice... Read full review

Map & Directions

Road Directions

FROM BOURNEMOUTH (East of Lulworth): Take the A35 towards Dorchester, turning left onto the A351 to Wareham. From the by-pass turn onto the A352 signposted to Wool. Now follow the brown signs for Lulworth Castle, Lulworth Cove or Durdle Door.

FROM DORCHESTER (West of Lulworth): From the by-pass take the A352 signposted for Wool and Wareham. At Wool follow the brown signs for Lulworth Castle, Lulworth Cove or Durdle Door.

SAT NAV: Lulworth Castle BH20 5QS.

Public Transport Directions

BY TRAIN: Railway Stations at Wareham (6 miles) and Wool (4 miles).

BY TAXI: A taxi service is available from Wareham and Wool Railway Stations to Lulworth Castle.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted - Dogs welcome in Park on leads, Guide dogs only in buildings.
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access - Lift inside the Castle

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children - Lawn games, Hunt the Bat, Activity Room, Children's playground.

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Conference facilities - And wedding venue
  • Dogs Accepted - In the park on leads - not in buildings, except Guide Dogs.
  • Event Venue
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages - German, French and Dutch
  • Toilets - including baby changing facilities.
  • Wedding Venue

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - Allow half a day
  • Film or TV location
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Outdoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - for cars and coaches

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Dutch printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Specialist Features

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

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - min group size 10

Opening Times

Opening - Spring and Summer (1 March 2018 - 30 October 2018)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday10:30 - 17:00*
SaturdayClosed*
Sunday10:30 - 17:00*
Opening - Autumn and Winter (1 November 2018 - 28 February 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday10:30 - 16:00*
SaturdayClosed*
Sunday10:30 - 16:00*

* Last admission to the Castle is one hour before closing.

There are occasions when the Castle will be closed for private functions, however the park will remain open - please check www.lulworth.com for opening details before visiting.

The Castle will close for the winter on Sunday 24th December 2017 until Friday 30th March 2018 - on this occasion the Park will remain open for you to enjoy the woodland walks and children’s playground - car parking fees apply.

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

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