How to get toCarisbrooke Castlecar-free

Visit Carisbrooke Castle car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

There are bus connections to Carisbrooke from all over the Isle of Wight. From the centre of Newport, catch regular bus 38, bus 7 or bus 12 for about five minutes to Carisbrooke High Street. The castle is about a ten-minute stroll from here.

Bus 1 frequently connects Newport with the nearest ferry port in West Cowes.

Or catch bus 7 directly from Yarmouth, where the ferries from Lymington Pier arrive. The bus stop is right by the ferry terminal. Trains to Lymington Pier run from Brockenhurst with quick connections to stations beyond and you can book combined tickets for train and boat.

Use our journey planner to get the best route from where you are.

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About Carisbrooke Castle

Right in the middle of the Isle of Wight, fortified Carisbrooke is a fairy tale castle with high walls offering fabulous island views.

For any queries about visiting contact Carisbrooke Castle on 0370 333 1181 or

Address: Castle Hill, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 1XY. Visit Website