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Telephone:+44 01305 820539

Historic Portland Castle, from the harbour

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Child 5-15 yrsFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From Dorchester, take the A354 to Weymouth. Travel through Weymouth following signs for Portland. Cross the Causeway and you'll arrive in Victoria Square follow the road round to the left and take the 1st turning on the left signposted Castletown. Portland Castle is on the left.

Public Transport Directions

Train - 2 services an hour from London Waterloo to Weymouth approx 3 hours – National Rail Enquiries 08457 48 49 50
National Express 08717 818181
3 services daily from London Victoria, daily services from Plymouth, Bristol, Birmingham, Manchester and Brighton –
Local transport information – 0871 200 22 33
Nearest railway station is Weymouth station 4 1/2 miles away. Bus: First Southern National 1, 501 from Weymouth. Waterbus from Brewer's Quay Apr-Oct.



  • Gift Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 02:30
  • Haunted
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Max group size - 100
  • Min group size - 11
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest
  • Outdoor Attraction - Contemporary waterside heritage garden.


  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Induction loop at all sales points.
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Audio guide and touch tour.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted - All areas.
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Coach Parking
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free) - Free coach parking 50m from entrance.


  • On-Site café/restaurant - The Captains House tea rooms, Open Apr-Oct. Seats 48. Serves light snacks, sandwiches and refreshments.
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free - Coach driver and tour guide also admitted free.
  • Delta accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Cater for groups
  • Dogs Accepted - On leads
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Toilets - Including disabled.

Specialist Features

  • Marketed towards families

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • French printed material
  • German printed material

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Audio tours also available - please pre-book for groups.

Opening Times

Closed (3 November 2017 - 29 March 2018)
Monday - SundayClosed*
Summer Opening (1 April 2018 - 30 September 2018)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 18:00*
Winter Opening (1 October 2018 - 2 November 2018)
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* Opening times vary throughout the year. Please call to check.

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

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