The Castle

Saturdays throughout the summer – The state rooms will be closed for weddings from 2pm. The East Wing, the grounds and The Castle Kitchen will be open as normal. 

Spring Opening Hours

Open 7 days a week

10.00 – 17.00 (last admission at 16.00)

On Saturdays (and some Fridays) when there are wedding receptions, last admission to the Castle will be at 15.00. Please call or check the home page for the latest details.

The Gardens and Grounds

Open daily at 7am

Closed and locked at the following times:

6.30pm November to March

7.30pm April and October

9.00pm May and September

10.00pm June, July and August

Tea Rooms

Open daily except for Christmas Day

April 2019: 10.00 – 16.00

Gift Shop

Spring Opening Hours

Open 7 days a week

10.00 – 17.00

Car Park

Pay and display car park owned by BCP Council:

  • Blue badge holders required to pay
  • Max stay 4 hours
  • 130 spaces on site
  • No height restriction
  • Alternative parking available at Steamer Point car park BH23 4TA
  • Alternative parking available at Cliff Top car park BH23 5DF