Carisbrooke Castle

Quick Facts

Carisbrooke castle which is situated in Carisbrooke near Newport probably dates back to pre-roman times as a wall suggests it there was a building there in Roman times.
The Castle was commenced building during the 12th Century and was added to and fortified many times this was likely to have been an Anglo-Saxon fortress against the Viking raids.

Carisbrooke Castle

For over two centuaries the castle was in the possession of the  Richard de Redvers' family
Charles I was a prisoner here for fourteen months before his execution in 1649

The full history can be found in the wikipedia entry here

Opening Times

 

Spring/Summer/Autumn

10-17.00

Wintertime Weekends only

10-16.00

Admission Adults £9.40 Children £5.60 Concession £8.50 

Donkey demonstrations

Events

Tearoom

Website

Address

Castle Hill, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1XY

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