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Mont Orgueil Castle

Closes in 11 min: 10:00 - 17:00
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History comes to life at Mont Orgueil Castle, which for over 600 years protected Jersey against French invasion. Explore the network of staircases, towers and secret rooms to discover hidden treasures. Every time you visit you'll discover a...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Gorey JE3 6ET
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All reviewsnooks and cranniesart installationswell worth a visitworth the climbgorey harbourfantastic viewssteep stepsinformation boardsfrench roastmobility problemsjersey heritageguided tourwell worth the effortsteeped in historyinteresting exhibitslots of historysunny day
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Reviewed today

Rather than go on a guided tour we followed the leaflet route which was easy to follow and took us all round. Some of the steps and stairs were quite steep and would make access to some parts difficult for some. The views from the...More

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This has to be the best castle in the world. Although my children have grown they would have adored this place. Steeped in history it is pretty much intact and has hidden gems in every nook and cranny. Even the Ww2 modifications were sympathetic to...More

Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Impressive and imposing castle with lots of intersting twists and turns. Great views across the channel to France. Full marks for the entrepreneurship (I think that's what you call it) of the lady in the Dolphin gift shop in selling me a 4 hour parking...More

Thank AFJ2013
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Free to roam, lovely staff, breathtaking views, a good deal more feeling of 'being there' than some historic places I could mention. Lovely day. Thank you.

1  Thank GetRealEastbourne
Reviewed 4 days ago

We caught the Liberty bus up to Gorey from St Helier. The first sight of the castle towering over the small town and commanding the view to sea was eye catching. It was not only one of the best castles we’ve visited, but the information...More

Thank Rutti
Reviewed 5 days ago

We paid to have a guide, well worth a little extra. We spent around 3 hours there. We parked up the hill for free.

Thank Clive d w
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great place to visit while on Jersey! It's very fairly priced for a visit that could last you the whole day. We spent about 2 hours there, and easily could have spent 2 more. There are so many little twists and turns and...More

1  Thank Cassie K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a lovely place, there are lots of steps and walking, but allot of information on the way round. A tour was offered and the parts we heard were really interesting the guide was a real enthusiast. The views of Gorey harbour were great, and...More

1  Thank Ali M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not been here for years and being that I’ve been over 3 -4 times a year , I thought we should come back and have a look , not disappointed, was a lovely day and the charm and information was brilliant, my teenager boys loved...More

1  Thank Karin S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you don't mind lots of steps this is a great place to visit, very informative lots to see and some cracking views of the bay and on a clear day can see France. Defiantly worth the visit .

1  Thank Gary C
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10 November 2017|
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Response from kenneth H | Reviewed this property |
Hi, yes there is an entrance fee to the castle. There are lovely views of Gorey once your up to the top of the castle. There are lots of steps .
1 November 2017|
Response from redkenobi | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we got the bus from the St Helier town centre and it took about 30 mins mainly along the coast. We spent a couple of hours around the castle. The village is small with coffee shops and restaurants. It was a great morning... More
1 November 2017|
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Response from champagne020 | Reviewed this property |
Hi You can go onto the Liberation Bus Station timetable online and see details of journeys and buses.You get off at Gorey Pier the castle is on the coast buses are really easy and drivers and bus station very helpful