Hurst Castle


Facilities at Hurst Castle

  • Parking

    There is no parking at the site but there is parking at Milford seafront or Keyhaven where a charge is payable.
  • Food And Drink


    The café sells a selection of sandwiches, baguettes, soups and lovely homemade cakes, and is open daily from 1st April to 1st November. Please note: The café is not managed by English Heritage.

  • Picnic Area

    You are welcome to bring a picnic to eat in the grounds. There are plenty of large grassed areas on which you can lay out your picnic blanket.
  • Shop

    Gift shop is located within the Guard room. This sells a range of English Heritage souvenirs and gifts, including guidebooks.
  • Toilets

    There are male and female toilets available at the site.
  • Exhibition

    There is an exhibition which showcases the weapons at the time of the castle period.
  • Audio Tours

    An audio tour is available to hire at a charge of £2.
  • Family Friendly


    Play Areas / Adventure Playground

    There is plenty of space for children to run around and explore.

    Push Chairs Allowed

  • Venue Hire


    Available For Event Hire

    Please contact the site for further information.
  • Commercial Photograph And Filming

    English Heritage welcomes all photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures with us on Flickr and Facebook. We do have some restrictions at certain locations, so if photography is your main reason for visiting, please call the site ahead of your visit to check if any parts of the site are restricted. We are keen to promote the use of our sites to location managers. If you are interested please go to (Filming Locations) for more information and contacts. English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

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Hurst Castle

Milford on Sea, Lymington, Hampshire, SO41 0TP
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