Carisbrooke Castle

Due to the extreme heat there will only be one joust a day at 12.30pm, 9th-11th August. This is to ensure the welfare of the horses.

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

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Guidebook: Carisbrooke Castle

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 Carisbrooke Timeline

C 1000Early Days

The hilltop site becomes the site of a rectangular fortification, probably built as a refuge from Viking raids.

1066-86First Castle

William FitzOsbern is granted the Isle of Wight. He probably builds the first castle to secure the Isle of Wight for the Normans.

Find out more about the history of Carisbrooke Castle

View of one of the holiday cottages at Carisbrooke Castle

Holiday in the castle without having to kill a dragon or wake a sleeping princes

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