Castle Rushen

Castle Street
Castletown
IM9 1LD

Castle / Fort

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Castle Rushen across the Harbour

Map & Directions

Castletown

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Prices

Adults £8.00, Children £4.00
Concessions available:
◾Holiday Passes providing multi-site admission. Purchase at manxnationalheritage.im/shop
◾Go Explore Heritage Passes for use with trams, trains and bus transport.
◾Group discounts available to pre-booked group visitors of 15 or more paying visitors.
◾Free entry available to Isle of Man School children with a valid ACE card.
◾Season Passes for Isle of Man residents.
◾Free entry available to members of the Friends of Manx National Heritage, National Trust, English Heritage, CADW, Historic Scotland and organisations holding an agreement with Manx National Heritage. Entry available to the named member only on presentation of a valid membership card. Restrictions may apply. For details, please consult your membership handbook.
◾Please note concessions may not apply for special events.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp / Level Access - To first exhibition in the Castle courtyard and the bailey and grounds.
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Leisure Facilities

  • Shop

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (free)

Payment Methods

  • Accepts major credit and debit cards
  • Approx length of visit - 1.5h
  • Groups Accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times - For Groups
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Visa accepted

Provider Facilities

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Event Venue
  • Licenced for civil marriages
  • Toilets

Provider Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Target Markets

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Students / Youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 15

Opening Times

Summer (1 Apr 2019 - 3 Nov 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00
Autumn (2 Sept 2019 - 3 Nov 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00

* Open Weekends in March 2019, 11am - 3pm
1 Apr ’19 to 24 May ’19 – 10am – 4pm
25 May ’19 to 1 Sept ’19 – 10am – 5pm
2 Sep ’19 to 3 Nov ’19 – 10am – 4pm

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Very Good
    116
  • Average
    16
  • Poor
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  • Terrible
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Recent Reviews:

  • Gordon W
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    A compact and well preserved fortress
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 9th August 2019
    Over time the castle has served to protect Castletown and as a prison and both uses are very evident. From the top there are good views of the town. Read full review
  • SameerK597
    Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Gem of a castle
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 10th August 2019
    Castletown is a compact town. The castle is in turn, a compact but brilliantly preserved castle which seems still ‘alive’. Its a 2-minute walk from the bus station, and a stones throw from the beach. Read full review
  • SamLar30
    Cosham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great Historical Attraction!!
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 14th August 2019
    We visited Castle Rushen this morning as this is a great rainy day attraction and it was a rather wet start to the day. This is a great place to visit for all ages, although there is lots of steps up... Read full review

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