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Carisbrooke Castle

Get there on routes 6, 7, 12 and 38! One of the main tourist attraction on the island, Carisbrooke Castle is best known as the place King Charles 1st was imprisoned. 

The quintessential romantic castle, Carisbrooke has been an Elizabethan artillery fortress, a king's prison and a royal summer residence. Here you can meet the loveable donkeys and see them work, visit a fascinating museum and see the Castle's Edwardian garden. Experience far reaching panoramic views from high castle walls and place yourself at the very heart of the Isle of Wight's History.

Carisbrooke's Princess Beatrice Garden was awarded 1st place in the category of Best Small Tourist Attraction by Isle of Wight in Bloom 2017. 

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