UNLIMITED ACCESS TO OVER 400 HISTORIC PLACES
Live and breathe the story of England at royal castles, historic gardens, forts & defences, world-famous prehistoric sites and many others.
You don’t need to book your visit in advance, but you will always get the best price and guaranteed entry by booking online ahead of your visit. The prices shown here include a discount. The admission price will be higher if you choose to pay on the day you visit.
You can book your advance ticket online up to 9am on the day you want to visit.
Your booking is for the site/event only and does not guarantee a car parking space, which may carry an additional charge.
You can arrive anytime from the time slot you book, and stay as long as you like.
If you are a Member and wish to book, your ticket will still be free. Please remember to bring your English Heritage membership card with you. Members are able to book tickets for those included in the membership only. Any additional bookings made will be chargeable on site.
Some of our sites can get very busy, especially on Bank Holidays. Our busiest times are between 11am and 2pm, so if you prefer to visit at a quieter time you may wish to visit outside of these hours.
Please remember to bring your booking confirmation with you when you visit.
You can currently book for visits up to 30 September. Tickets for the autumn will go on sale soon. We’ll update this page when we have more information available.
Parking charges apply to non-members. Parking free for members. The car park is located 10 meters from the front entrance and has 40 spaces and 10 disabled bays. Disabled parking is 30 meters from entrance with a level tarmac path to the castle. There is no road to cross when walking from the car park to the site entrance.
Please note: Parking for coaches is only available in nearby, off-site car parks. There is an additional pay and display car park located on Chiswell Beach, roughly 5 minutes walk from the site.
Overlooking Portland Harbour in Castletown, Isle of Portland.
First summer service 501 serves the castle direct. At other times South West Coaches service 206 & First service 1 pass close by.
Weymouth 4 1⁄2 miles.
Find this site on The National Cycle Network.