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Lulworth Castle & Park

EAST LULWORTH
Wareham
Dorset
BH20 5QS

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Lulworth Castle, Dorset
  • Lulworth Castle, Dorset
  • Aerial view of Lulworth Castle and Park
  • Lulworth Castle lawn games
  • At the top of Lulworth Castle Tower
  • Lulworth Castle is set in extensive parkland
  • St Mary's Chapel interior, Lulworth
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  • St Mary's Chapel exterior, Lulworth
  • Lulworth Castle walls
  • Basement rooms at Lulworth Castle
  • Information Boards at Lulworth Castle
  • Family activities at Lulworth Castle
  • Woodland Walks at Lulworth Castle
  • Camp Bestival
  • Halloween events at Lulworth Castle, Dorset
  • Easter at Lulworth - picnic
  • Easter events at Lulworth Castle
  • Lulworth Castle in the snow
  • Dramatic sunset over Lulworth Castle
  • Lulworth Castle in the spring

Telephone: +44 01929 400352

Opening Times

Opening - Easter to Christmas (31 March 2019 - 20 December 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday10:30 - 17:00*
SaturdayClosed*
Sunday10:30 - 17:00*
Opening - Spring and Summer (31 March 2019 - 31 October 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday10:30 - 17:00*
SaturdayClosed*
Sunday10:30 - 17:00*
Opening - Autumn and Winter (1 September 2019 - 20 December 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Friday10:30 - 16:00*
SaturdayClosed*
Sunday10:30 - 16:00*

* The Castle re-opens its doors on 31st March 2019 - the Park remains open for you to enjoy the woodland walks and children’s playground - car parking fees apply.

The Castle is open Easter to Christmas, Sunday – Friday (closed Saturdays and occasionally on other days) between 10.30am & 5pm during summer and 10.30am - 4pm during the winter. 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

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’.

Telephone: +44 01929 400352

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    171
  • Very Good
    149
  • Average
    54
  • Poor
    14
  • Terrible
    10

Recent Reviews:

  • The D
    Amazing!
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 7th October 2019
    Although this castle was decimated by fire some years ago it is hauntingly beautiful in it's present state. The man on the door was very informative and bought the whole castle alive for us.......he... Read full review
  • Vincent O
    Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    Visiting an Old Location In Dorset bringing back memories of my younger days
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 7th October 2019
    When I was a 18 year old National Service Man in a Tank Regiment the 14/20th Hussars I was based at Lulworth Cove at the Gunnery Barracks. However myself and other Gunfitters and Vehicle were located... Read full review
  • Michelle S
    Derby, United Kingdom
    Fabulous castle
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 13th October 2019
    More engineering marvel than your average stately home, Lulworth Castle was all but destroyed in a fire in 1929, the remaining hulk has been lovingly preserved and gives a view across the ages as the... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • 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
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Tea Rooms

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant
  • Picnic Site
  • Tea Room

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children - Lawn games, Hunt the Bat, 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
  • Picnic Area
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages - German, French and Dutch
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets - including baby changing facilities.
  • Wedding Venue

Key Features

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

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • 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

  • Choice of marriage rooms
  • Groups Accepted - min group size 10
  • Late licence for evening receptions
  • Lawn area for marquee
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Sea views available for photography
  • Use of cake stand and knife

Access Information

PARKING

Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance
Parking is provided for visitors
Parking on site
With designated parking for visitors with disabilities

ATTRACTION ENTRANCE

Drop-off point for guests immediately outside main entrance
Level access, ramp or lift from entrance to reception
Steps to the main entrance
Handrail by the steps

LIFT

Lift

ACCESS TO PUBLIC AREAS (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to:
Public toilet
Public toilet suitable for visitors who use a wheelchair

CAFETERIA / RESTAURANT

Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to the:
Cafeteria

GENERAL

Seating available throughout the attraction at appropriate intervals, for visitors with limited mobility

This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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.

Telephone: +44 01929 400352

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