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Lulworth Castle & Park

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Lulworth Castle

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult entry to the Castle£6.00 per ticket
Car and coach parking£3.00 per ticket
Child (4 - 15 years) entry to the Castle£4.00 per ticket
Children under 4 yearsFree
English Heritage membersFree
Historic Houses Association membersFree

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’.


Map & Directions

Road Directions

By Road:

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: Train stations at Wareham (6 miles) and Wool (4 miles).

By Bus: Bus service operates from Wool. For timetable please see or call 0871 12 00 223.

By Taxi: A taxi service is available from Wareham and Wool Stations to Lulworth Castle.


Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - min group size 10

Key Features

  • Film or TV location
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Outdoor Attraction


  • 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

Children & Infants

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

Parking & Transport

  • On Bus Route - Number 104 - East Lulworth/Weld Arms bus stop
  • Parking (charge) - for cars and coaches


  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - Allow half a day
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

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
  • Wedding Venue

Specialist Features

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

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

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

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Opening Times

Opening - Autumn and Winter (1 November 2017 - 28 February 2018)
Monday - Friday10:30 - 16:00*
Sunday10:30 - 16:00*
Opening - Spring and Summer (1 March 2018 - 30 October 2018)
Monday - Friday10:30 - 17:00*
Sunday10:30 - 17:00*

* 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 for opening details before visiting. The Castle will close for the winter on Sunday 24th December 2017 until Sunday 4th 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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Cove Cottage Lulworth CoveLulworth Holiday Cottages, LulworthLuxury Holiday Cottages on the historic Lulworth Estate. Collection of different properties, each with a unique style and easy access to Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door. Open all year round. For latest offers visit

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