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Lulworth Castle & Park

Type:Castle/Fort

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
    153
  • Very Good
    139
  • Average
    48
  • Poor
    12
  • Terrible
    8

Recent Reviews:

  • jeffgI9493QF
    Southampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 11th December 2018
    £6 entrance fee £3 to park. One of the smaller castles, it's history will explain why. 360 views from the top (outside) You can hear Tank fire and automatic gun fire from the Purbeck military ranges... Read full review
  • YoAndLeighVisit
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Quiet walk on a nice Winter’s Day
    4 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 1st January 2019
    While we have visited the area around Lulworth Castle a number of times we had never stopped at the Castle. The Castle was closed but the grounds were open. There are a number paths that you can walk... Read full review
  • ValerieB2424
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Fairy Tale Castle in majestic folds of green
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 2nd January 2019
    This would delight all but particularly a 5 year old girl who would surely feel she had entered her very own fairy tale castle with twinkling fairty lights. Seriously though, this place is... 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 - Autumn and Winter (1 November 2018 - 30 March 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday10:30 - 16:00*
SaturdayClosed*
Sunday10:30 - 16:00*
Opening - Spring and Summer (31 March 2019 - 31 October 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday10:30 - 17:00*
SaturdayClosed*
Sunday10:30 - 17:00*

* The Castle will close for the winter on 21st December 2018 until 31st March 2019 - on this occasion the Park will remain open for you to enjoy the woodland walks and children’s playground - car parking fees apply.

The Castle is open daily from 31st March 2019, Sunday – Friday (closed Saturdays and occasionally on other days) between 10.30am and 5pm. Last entry one hour before closing.

Lulworth Castle, Chapel and grounds are closed to the public on Saturdays. There are additional occasions throughout the year when we close the Castle for events or alter the admission charges.

Please check www.lulworth.com for opening details before visiting.

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

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