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Mont Orgueil Castle

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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History comes to life at Mont Orgueil Castle, which for over 600 years protected Jersey against French invasion. Explore the network of staircases, towers and secret rooms to discover hidden treasures. Every time you visit you'll discover a...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Gorey JE3 6ET
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All reviews well worth a visit nooks and crannies fantastic views guided tour mont orgueil jersey heritage worth the climb steep steps gorey harbour great place to visit st helier couple of hours art installations sunny day there are so many information boards entrance fee
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Reviewed yesterday

Great guide (voulnteer, Marlene) spent 2 hours talking us from the bottom to the top, despite a fearsome wind which was trying to blow us all away!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Iain J
Reviewed 4 days ago

Steep climb to get in. Should say that this is not a disabled friendly site, because of what and where the castle is. It’s a proper defensive structure so there are many stairs, many curved staircases and many, many uneven floors. Get the guide book...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank ConvertedPoms
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First. You need to get a moment with Roger... he is a living, breathing, walking, well sitting encyclopaedia reference the castle and Jersey. He should be knighted if it’s possible as his knowledge is unbelievable. The castle is interesting and has many, many rooms and...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank jamiep495
Reviewed 1 week ago

WOW 13th century Castle in such good condition. Must see site and easily reached by public transport £2. Steeped in history with fantastic views. Has a small cafe which was nice and clean.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank vee4jay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow what a beautiful castle, so much to see and the views take your breath away. A must if you visit beautiful Jersey.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Carol C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here today and what a great place, weather wasn’t too kind as it was raining when we arrived but did clear for us to see the amazing views across the bay. The Castle itself has lots of rooms and places of interest but the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank amandacM9292RY
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived at 10:00 as they opened and waited for the guided tour at 10:30. Whist waiting one of the volunteer greeters gave us some very helpful information including watching an 8 minute video about the castle history Roy who was our guide was very knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank holidayswhenpossible
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a walk along the beach and got a great view of the castle at Gorey. It has been over 50 years since we were last here happy memories.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JonathanSuch2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The sight of this castle towering over the attractive harbour town of Gorey is breathtaking, & the views from the castle itself are spectacular - the £1 guidebook was quite helpful, although there's such a maze of rooms & passageways that it's quite easy to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank John C
Jersey H, Public Relations Manager at Mont Orgueil Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was great! One of my more enjoyable castle walkthroughs. Searched for the wounded man, the wheel of urine and what happens to witches in hell! We found em all.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JohnnyPung
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May 15, 2019|
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Response from tish533 | Reviewed this property |
There are lots of steps up to the castle and inside. Generally there are handrails.
April 29, 2019|
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Response from victorian986 | Reviewed this property |
Not far at all. The castle is in Gorey. There is a footpath by the castle which takes you down to the harbour.
November 10, 2017|
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Response from kenneth H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes there is an entrance fee to the castle. There are lovely views of Gorey once your up to the top of the castle. There are lots of steps .