Hurst Castle

Historic military castle and lighthouse

Hurst Castle is situated at the seaward end of the shingle spit that extends 1.5 miles from Milford-On-Sea, about 40 minutes from Bournemouth.

Explore to the end of the spit, only three-quarters of a mile from the Isle of Wight, the views from the top of the centre keep are spectacular.

  • Henry VIII's Castle
  • Prison of Charles I
  • Victorian wings housing 38 ton guns
  • WW2 Theatre and guns
  • New D-Day exhibition
  • Lighthouse exhibitions
  • Castle café
  • Audio Guide available
  • Great views of the Isle of Wight

There is also a small café in the castle grounds for refreshments (summer season only).

Hurst Castle is operated by English Heritage

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Address

  • Saltgrass Lane
  • Milnford-on-Sea
  • Dorset
  • SO41 0TP

Contact

  • Telephone: 01590 642344

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