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Elizabeth Castle

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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 different way to travel, catch the amphibious...more
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St Aubin's Bay, JE3 3NU
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Reviewed April 17, 2012

Lovely people - ferry good - great to explore and interesting

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank Jan W
Reviewed April 14, 2012

plenty to do for children to get involved in ,re-enacmentsetc went over on amphibian? and the "jaws " music gave us a giggle.

Date of experience: April 2012
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Reviewed April 13, 2012

This castle looks fantastic from the beach. The ferry bus over there is fun, although it is possible to walk over the causeway when the tide is out. However we were disappointed with the amount of exhibits when we got there. One of the houses...More

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank Eve B
Reviewed April 8, 2012

We took the bus/boat out over the causeway to the castle as the tide was due to come in. You can walk out on the causeway to the castle but check when the tide is due in so not to be caught out. the trip...More

Date of experience: April 2012
1  Thank Joanne M
Reviewed April 7, 2012

Didn't go in but had a walk over the causeway when the tide was out and walked around the perimeter. Beautiful

Date of experience: April 2012
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Reviewed April 1, 2012

Plenty of information and good food available. Wish I'd been sooner

Date of experience: May 2011
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Reviewed March 27, 2012

My wife and I took the amphibious craft which my wife's friend calls the "Paddleduck". This journey alone is worth the price we paid. We spent almost all day exploring the castle and island. There was the added attraction of seeing two men in period...More

Date of experience: October 2011
Thank Jogill
Reviewed March 10, 2012

If you want a great day out go to Elizabeth castle. Rather than walk out go out on the little puddle duck boats that run from the sea front. They are great fun and the kids (and husband) love them. The castle is magnificent, and...More

Date of experience: August 2011
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Reviewed March 9, 2012

lovely views from castle.walk over when tide is out or take the ferry.lots of history even get involved with the gunners parade.fun for all

Date of experience: October 2011
Thank jerseywonder59
Reviewed March 2, 2012

did this in the morning, took the boat/tractor over then walked back well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2011
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July 1, 2019|
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Response from Bailey050 | Reviewed this property |
I went on a hot day and wore flip flops quite happily but I would still recommend comfortable flat shoes like trainers because you are on your feet for a long time looking at all the exhibits and walking round the castle... More
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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
Dannielle C
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.