Get Hands on with History at Portchester Castle

DATE

Sat 25 May - Sun 2 Jun 2019  

TIME

10am - 5pm

LOCATION

Portchester Castle 

SUITABLE FOR

Children

A group of children play in some ruins

Join us for a week of hands on fun for kids, and take part in a host of adventures celebrating the mighty castles of myth and legend. Follow our fun trail through the fairytale ruins, and discover fascinating tales at atmospheric storytelling sessions. Build a castle of your very own to take home, or take up sword and shield for the kids siege of Portchester Castle. With all this to enjoy and more, there’s no better place to get hands on with history!

About Portchester Castle

Portchester Castle in Hampshire is the perfect relaxing family day out. Explore a magnificent keep and ruins inside breath-taking Roman walls. Enjoy an immersive audio tour, or discover our exhibition telling the story of French-Caribbean prisoners of war held at the castle, and the theatre they created.

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Prices

Type Price
English Heritage members Free
Adult £7.20
Child, 5-17 years £4.30
Concession £6.50
Family £18.70

Price Notes

Ticket price includes entry to the event and site. Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult. 

How to book

Tickets will be available to purchase at the event site on the day.

How to find us

Property: Portchester Castle
Address: Church Road, Portchester, PO16 9QW
Location: Portchester, Hampshire, South East

Membership starts from £48

Membership gives you unlimited access to castles and gardens, historic houses and abbeys, and kids go free ...

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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.

FREE ENTRY FOR UP TO SIX CHILDREN

Free entry for up to six children accompanied by an adult member (under 18 years and within the family group).

FREE HANDBOOK TO PLAN INSPIRING DAYS OUT, WORTH £10.95

Complimentary full colour handbook worth £10.95. Plus our award winning Members’ Magazine delivered four times a year.

FREE OR REDUCED ENTRY TO OUR EXCITING EVENTS

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