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Southsea Castle

Add Southsea Castle to your Itinerary

Type:Castle / Fort

Southsea Castle
Clarence Esplanade

Tel: +44 023 9284 1625

Fax: +44 023 9287 5276

Southsea Castle & The Solent


Ticket TypePrice
Free admissionFree

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.


Provider Preferences

  • In town/city centre


  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Audio visual display available
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors - Available in nearby D-Day museum car park

Parking & Transport

  • Coach parking - Adjacent at the D-Day Museum
  • On site parking - Adjacent at the D-Day Museum
  • On site parking close by
  • Railway station within 5 miles


  • Cafe
  • On-Site cafe/restaurant
  • Picnic Site - on communal parkland

Establishment Features

  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Groups welcome
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Educational Groups
  • Family Fun

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted - Most suitable for Key Stages 1, 2 and 3. 'Tudor Experience' sessions available.

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

Nearest stations are Portsmouth & Southsea or Portsmouth Harbour.


Opening Times

Summer Opening Hours (25 Mar 2016 - 30 Oct 2016)
Bank Holiday10:0017:30

* Please note - the Castle will not be open to the general public from Thursday 21 to Sunday 24 July inclusive. Open 10am - 5pm, Tuesday to Sunday + Bank Holiday Mondays from 24 March 2016 to 31 October 2016. Open New Year's Day.11am - 3pm, weather permitting. Last entry - 30 minutes before closing time.


Saturday, 27th August 2016 - Sunday, 28th August 2016

Victorious Festival 2016
more info

Friday, 29th July 2016 - Friday, 29th July 2016

Friday, 12th August 2016 - Friday, 12th August 2016

Friday, 19th August 2016 - Friday, 19th August 2016

Friday, 26th August 2016 - Friday, 26th August 2016

Friday, 2nd September 2016 - Friday, 2nd September 2016

Southsea Castle Champagne Bar
more info

Wednesday, 27th July 2016 - Wednesday, 27th July 2016

Kung Fu Hustle
more info

Tuesday, 26th July 2016 - Tuesday, 26th July 2016

The Creation Station at Southsea Castle - Sailing
more info

Tuesday, 2nd August 2016 - Tuesday, 2nd August 2016

The Creation Station at Southsea Castle - Pirates
more info

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