Planning Your Visit

Following the latest government coronavirus advice on social distancing and avoiding public gatherings, BCP Council is taking the sensible precaution to protect the public by reducing some non-essential council services. Our duty of care to residents remains our main concern, which is why we鈥檙e focusing on keeping essential services going.

Therefore the Castle will be closed from
Thursday 19 March until
Sunday 31 May 2020.

You will still be able to contact the Castle team by
T: 01425 278807

Please see our website or social media pages for regular updates



2020 Admission Charges

Child Age 5-16
Senior/ Student
Family (2 adults 2 children, 1 adult 3 children)
Highcliffe Castle Regular Season Ticket Holder
拢24.00 for 12 months entry for 2 adults
Highcliffe Castle Family Season Ticket Holder
拢35.00 for 12 months entry (2 adults 2 children, 1 adult 3 children)
Under 5s
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.


Please note our tours are suspended till further notice.

Join a tour with one of our knowledgeable volunteer guides who will take you behind the scenes to see unrestored parts of the Castle, normally closed to the public.

Along the way you will hear anecdotes, tales and snippets of the history of the families who once lived here, whilst also gaining the opportunity to ask any questions you may have.

Guided tours run Sunday – Thursday at 12:00, booking is advised.

Spaces are limited and booking is recommended by calling the castle on 01425 278 807 or you can email us on


Upgrade your ticket to include a tour

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.聽Regular communications with updates about the Castle.

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