How to find us
How to find us:
Travelling by car:
Highcliffe Castle is situated in the village of Highcliffe-on-Sea, Dorset.
From the East, drive through the High Street and it's parade of shops, and continue towards Christchurch along the main Lymington Road (A337). On your left you will pass the Hinton Oak pub and The Lord Bute Restaurant. Take the next left turn into Rothesay Drive.
From the West, follow the A337 in the direction of Highcliffe and Lymington. You will pass the Highcliffe Castle Golf Club on your right. Take the next right turn into Rothesay Drive.
The main gates of the castle are straight ahead. Go through the gates and follow the tarmac road to the public car park.
The postcode for SatNav is BH23 4LE
Travelling by bike:
Cycle routes are well established in the New Forest and the Castle is part of the forestry commission published cycle route map for this area. http://www.forestry.gov.uk/pdf/new-forest-cycle-code.pdf/$FILE/new-forest-cycle-code.pdf
A further useful website sign posting visitors to the Castle http://www.gps-routes.co.uk/routes/home.nsf/routeslinkswalks/highcliffe-castle-and-coast-walking-route
Once you have arrived on site you will find bike racks in two locations 1. By the Castle tearooms 2. By the public toilet block in the main car park for safe storage of your bikes. Please provide your own security locks.
We also stock cycling books and maps for further possible routes onwards from the Castle.