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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 May 13, 2019 via mobile

If not just fot the photo opportunity it is worth a trip. Gluten free cake in the cafe and nice coffee What more do you need

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 13, 2019 via mobile

The views from the castle are lovely, we walked out and got the duck boat back . Do not expect too much from it, it was interesting but not on the scale of tower of London etc, personally thought it was over priced for what...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

We enjoyed walking to and from the castle and we were surprised how quickly the tide came in.The castle itself was very interesting and in fact we climbed to the highest point.What made the visit special was the miliatary reenactments led by a very realistic...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

From the moment you step on to the amphibious vehicle you know this is going to be a unique experience. From a distance the boat/car/van/truck looks scary, but once you get on board it's quite stable. The island itself is really interesting, with lots of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019

Definitely visit here when in Jersey. Lots to walk around and see and lovely cake in the cafe too!! The hermitage is really cute and amazing to think that one man lived in there once!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 10, 2019 via mobile

Highly recommend the midday parade and cannon firing. The water duck was an experience was fabulous. Great tour guide despite the rain. Thanks for a lovely day

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank hayleyc2019
Reviewed May 10, 2019

Bit quirky get the duck vehicle across to the Castle. The tide was in, so we boarded to go across. Arriving at the foot of the entrance, we made it in time for a guided tour. The volunteer was knowledgeable. The day was nice but...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Ian F
Reviewed May 10, 2019

Had a very enjoyable visit to Elizabeth Castle. As the tide was out we took the amphibious minibus over - this took 10-15 mins. On arrival you had the choice of going with the tour guide, which we did and this was free, or wandering...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank John R
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely day here. Chose a fairly calm sunny morning to go across and back on a Duck. A brilliant volunteer guide took us around the castle and in a very interesting and informative way gave us some incredible and fascinating facts about...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank royalblueEngland
Reviewed May 8, 2019

We hit the beach before the low tide and the Castle was surrounded by water. We took a long walk down St. Aubin's Bay Beach and by the time we got back we could walk out to the Castle because the tide is so drastic....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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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