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Lulworth Castle & Park

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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’.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • H1nksy
      Essex, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Solo travel
      Lulworth Castle & Grounds
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 20th May 2018
      Never actually been inside Lulworth Castle as each time I have visited it’s been closed but the Castle & Grounds are lovely, absolutely great if you are into photography so I would highly recommend... Read full review
    • gordonmpearce
      Bradford, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Friends getaway
      What a stunning place
      5 of 5 stars
      Monday, 14th May 2018
      We went to a wedding here - just an amazing place which looks beautiful both from the inside and outside- the grounds are also fantastic! Read full review
    • Sandra B
      Eastbourne, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      5 of 5 stars
      Friday, 11th May 2018
      What a lovely place. Grounds and castle are so well kept. Very reasonable entry fee, £6 and didn't mind paying £3 for parking, although none of the meters were working. All the staff we encountered... 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.


    Venue Facilities

    • Groups Accepted - min group size 10

    Key Features

    • Approx length of visit - Allow half a day
    • 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

    • Parking (charge) - for cars and coaches


    • On-Site café/restaurant
    • Picnic Site

    Payment Methods

    • 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 - including baby changing facilities.
    • 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 - Spring and Summer (1 March 2018 - 30 October 2018)
    Monday - Friday10:30 - 17:00*
    Sunday10:30 - 17:00*
    Opening - Autumn and Winter (1 November 2018 - 28 February 2019)
    Monday - Friday10:30 - 16:00*
    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 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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