Welcome to Highcliffe Castle, a family friendly visitor attraction and a stunning weddings and events venue. Which is situated on the vibrant south coast and nestled in between award winning beaches.
On your visit you will be able to step inside and immerse yourself in this magnificent building which is bursting with history and has been described as arguably the most important surviving house of the Romantic and Picturesque style of architecture; its significance is recognised nationally by its Grade 1 listed status on the Statutory List of Buildings of Special Architectural and Historical Interest.
Discover the Castle
From the outside looking in the Castle looks like a fully restored building that has not suffered any damage but its story is only just beginning when you visit, step inside to discover how this wonderful building has survived two major fires and has undergone extensive restoration which enables you to walk through and explore three floors of fascinating history.
There is plenty to do for all of the family, whether you enjoy reading our interesting interpretation panels or having fun with the kids on our trails, the Castle is suitable for all ages and the average visit will take between 1-2 hours, then on site we have a tearoom facility offering snacks to full lunches and easy access to a glorious beach and a peaceful nature reserve.
Events, Exhibitions & Wellbeing
The castle features an exciting programme of events and exhibits catering for all tastes. They also offer a range of health and fitness programmes all which can be found on their website.
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult Ticket||£7.00 per person per day|
|Child aged 5 - 16||£3.00 per person per day|
|Family (2 Adults 3 Children or 1 Adult 3 Children)||£15.00 per person per day|
Highcliffe Castle Season Ticket Members & Historic Houses Association Members: FREE
|Castle Opening Times (1 Jan 2019 - 23 Dec 2019)|
|Monday - Sunday||10:00||- 17:00|
* Castle Grounds open daily at 7:00 am and close from 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm depending on the season. More information can be found on the website.
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good223
- sharondQ957VGLondon, United KingdomTrip Type:Friends getawayInteresting place to visitMonday, 27th January 2020Loved the fact that the castle was full of history run by the council and local volunteers. The tea room was quite manic and very long wait. Sadly the cake seemed dry and a bit stale. But will go... Read full review
- marionvmfrSudbury, United KingdomIt brightened up a rainy day.Tuesday, 11th February 2020We were looking for a property to visit while staying in the New Forest. So lucky to find it. Friendly staff with a wealth of knowledge and a pride in the castle that they were working in. Need to... Read full review
- SARAManchester_UkSale, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesBeautifulSunday, 16th February 2020Beautiful building with a nice tea room and a superb view if you can tackle the rather steep steps. Plenty of parking and cheap too. Read full review