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Elizabeth Castle

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Elizabeth Castle re-opens in Spring 2019. Built on a rocky islet in St Aubin's Bay, Elizabeth Castle has watched over Jersey's main seaway for more than 300 years. At low tide you can walk out along the causeway or, if you want to experience a...more
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St Aubin's Bay, JE3 3NU
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Reviewed today

amazing castle in my opinion the best one in jersey.At the top theres stunning views of jersey and the sea.It has lots of different things such as the hermitage, bunkers, canon firing and a lot more

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We got the aquatic bus out to the castle which was a lot of fun on its own! The castle itself has an app so that you can follow various walking routes around the site. There's plenty to see and you can climb all the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CarrieBBD
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Sadly, didn’t get to actually enter the castle because it was closed for the season. You can still walk up to the front of the castle when the tide is out. Be sure to check the times so you don’t get trapped! There are sometimes...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank eeplebneesta
Reviewed January 24, 2019 via mobile

I took my children to visit Elizabeth Castle and could not believe that these castle ferries “ducks” were driving on the beach with children around. One ferry duck was driving at an unreasonable speed whilst approaching the beach and drove right up near us so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank poppy2306
jerseyheritage365, Public Relations Manager at Elizabeth Castle, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

The operation for the Castle Ferries at Elizabeth Castle is run in accordance with all appropriate regulations, laws, and licences. If you would like to contact us with more information and to share you concerns directly with us, then please could you contact Allison Soulsby...More

Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

This castle has so much history and so much is on display for you to see and read about. There was even a demonstration in the canon bring fired. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

I've lived on Jersey for close on 40 years and must have viewed Elizabeth Castle, sitting in the heart of St Aubins Bay, 000's of times as one of the most prominent historic buildings, and tourist attraction on the island. Eventually last year I decided...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 15, 2018

a good family day out full of local history and reinactments of 1700 day to day life well warth a visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lallyalan1
Reviewed November 19, 2018

The information boards etc in the exhibition rooms and around the castle are very informative. It's a useful visit to get a feel for the history and turbulent times that the Island has gone through.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John M
jerseyheritage365, Public Relations Manager at Elizabeth Castle, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review.

Reviewed November 8, 2018

a place to visit on a good day if it raining do not go but if you like to get wet go for it so if you would like to see old things it a good day out

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank martyn240
Reviewed November 7, 2018

I would thoroughly recommend this for a visit. It is reached by an amphibious vehicle via land or water dependent on the tide and the castle itself is well worth a look. The historical exhibits are well laid out and informative

Date of experience: October 2018
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October 28, 2018|
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Response from JerseyCIDan | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can walk to the castle however you can’t actually go in the castle. I think it’s not necessarily worth the trip without the full visit. You could try searching Gorey Castle, which is a castle on the east side of... More
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June 27, 2018|
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Response from Nern63 | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know. There is a good coffee shop there and certainly plenty of space. Worth contacting the attraction direct to be sure. Enjoy.
February 8, 2018|
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Response from cliff w | Reviewed this property |
check the website