Portland Castle

Group Visits to Portland Castle

We are open to group bookings at Portland Castle. Pre-booking is now essential for travel trade and groups.

Booking Information

We provide great value with a 15% discount for groups of 11 or more visitors paying together. We also offer free entry for coach drivers and tour leaders.

Average length of visit - 2 1/2 hrs

To book your visit contact Portland Castle with the following information:

  • Name of property
  • Date of visit
  • Time of visit
  • Group name
  • Number of visitors
  • Number of leaders/drivers
  • Method of transport

Please include the name of the property and date of visit in the subject line.


Free parking for up to 3 coaches.


Introductory Talk
This short talk includes a brief historical overview of the castle and highlights particular points of interest, so that you can make the most of your visit.

Duration: Max 20 mins.

Price: Included in normal admission price

Minimum-maximum pax: 11-30

Advance booking required.

Call to book: 01305 820539.

Tour of Castle & Grounds 
A guided walk around Portland Castle and its Contemporary Heritage Garden with a member of our Visitor Operations Staff, who know the site like the back of their hand.

Duration: 40 minutes

Minimum-maximum pax: please contact site

Advance booking required.

Call for prices and to book: 01305 820539.

Spooky Tour of Castle
Let our experienced site staff guide you around one of Henry VIII’s finest coastal forts and its eventful past with a special focus on the strange and ghostly. During its 450 year history, it’s been used as a stronghold to fight off French Spanish invasion, in the Civil War, as a First World War seaplane station and played an important part in the Second World War. Get spooked by stories of real life experiences of our visitors and staff, as well as local tales passed down through the centuries. Will you smell the lavender lady, hear the mysterious footsteps or see the khaki uniformed man?

Duration: 40 mins approx.

Minimum-maximum pax: please contact site

Advance booking required.

Call for prices and to book: 01305 820539.



For support with building your itineraries or group travel enquiries, visit our dedicated Group Visits webpages.

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