Planning Your Visit

General admission

Open Daily from 1 February to 23 December  •  Castle 11am – 4pm  •  Last admission 3.00pm*

*On Saturdays (and some Fridays) when there are wedding receptions, some rooms will be affected for your visit. Please see our Room Closures page for details.

2019 Admission Charges

Child Age 5-16
Family (2 adults 2 children, 1 adult 3 children)
Highcliffe Castle Season Ticket Members
Historic Houses Association Members
Group discounts are available for parties of more than 10 people. Please contact the site for further details and a booking form 01425 278807.


You can add an upgrade to your admission ticket and for just £3 you will be able to join a tour with one of our knowledgeably volunteer guides taking you behind the scenes in areas of the Castle you will not get to see on the public route including the wine cellars, cloisters and where the bedrooms once were. You will hear anecdotes, tales and history snippets of the history of the families who lived here.

Add a special element to your visit

Senior and student rates do not apply on this offer


Parking charges apply in the Castle Car Park.


Dogs are welcome in the grounds of Highcliffe Castle. We ask that they are kept on a lead at all times. Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted inside the House, unless they are access-companions.

Season Tickets

Free entry for two people for one year including entry to frequently changing exhibitions in the library. Discounts on selection concerts, events, talks and tours. Regular communications with updates about the Castle.

Season Tickets are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.