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Opening Times & Prices

29 December 2018 - 16 February 2019
CASTLE AND ISLAND CLOSED

February Half Term, Sunday 17 - Friday 22 February 2019
Castle Open Free Flow 10.30 - 17.00
Last castle admission at 16.00

25 February – 20 March 2019 
CASTLE OPEN Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday ONLY
 for Guided Tours*
Tours times are: 10:30, 11:30, 13:30, 14:30

*There is no need to book Guided Tours in advance. There is no additional charge for a Guided Tour - it is included in the entrance fee. Please note that Guided Tours will be filled on a first come first served basis.

During the winter months, the Sail Loft restaurant and Courtyard Shop will be open 10.30 - 16.00 on days that the castle is open.

MAIN SEASON OPENING 2019
CASTLE

24 March - 28 June, 10.30 - 17.00 (Sun - Fri)
30 June - 30 August, 10.00 - 17.30 (Sun - Fri)
1 Sep - 1 Nov, 10.30 - 17.00 (Sun - Fri)

GARDEN 
15 April - 28 June, 10.30 - 17.00 (Mon - Fri)
4 July - 30 August, 10.00 - 17.30 (Thurs and Fri ONLY)
5 Sep - 27 Sep, 10.30 - 17.00 (Thurs and Fri ONLY)

When the tide is in during the winter season, the amphibious vehicle, the St Michael, will depart from Marazion Car Park slipway. Tickets can be purchased from a mainland guide. One way fares are £3.00 for adults and £1.50 for children. The amphicraft will run, when the tide is in, between the mainland and island at 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00 on days when the castle is open. Please note: The last public amphicraft from the island to the mainland is at 16:00.

Please note that Drone filming is not permitted on the island. Go to Press and Film Locations for guidelines. 

Date Castle Opens Castle Closes Garden Opens Garden Closes
Sunday 20 January 2019 X X X X
Monday 21 January 2019 X X X X
Tuesday 22 January 2019 X X X X
Wednesday 23 January 2019 X X X X
Thursday 24 January 2019 X X X X
Date 20 January 2019
Castle Opens X
Castle Closes X
Garden Opens X
Garden Closes X
Date 21 January 2019
Castle Opens X
Castle Closes X
Garden Opens X
Garden Closes X
Date 22 January 2019
Castle Opens X
Castle Closes X
Garden Opens X
Garden Closes X
Date 23 January 2019
Castle Opens X
Castle Closes X
Garden Opens X
Garden Closes X
Date 24 January 2019
Castle Opens X
Castle Closes X
Garden Opens X
Garden Closes X

2019 Entry Prices

TariffCastleGardenCombined
Adult£10.50£8.00£16.00
Child£5.00£4.00£8.00
Family£26.00£20.00£40.00
Single adult family£15.50£12.00£24.00
Adult Groups (15+)£9.50X£15.00
Child Groups (15+)£4.50X£7.50
National Trust membersFREEFREEFREE
Ticket TypeAdult
Castle£10.50
Gardens£8.00
Combined£16.00
Ticket TypeChild
Castle£5.00
Gardens£4.00
Combined£8.00
Ticket TypeFamily
Castle£26.00
Garden£20.00
Combined£40.00
Ticket TypeSingle Adult Family
Castle£15.50
Garden£12.00
Combined£24.00
Ticket TypeAdult Group (15+)
Castle£9.50
Gardens
Combined£15.00
Ticket TypeChild Groups (15+)
Castle£4.50
Gardens
Combined£7.50
Ticket TypeNational Trust Member
CastleFree
GardensFree
CombinedFree

Family: 2 adults and up to 3 children. Single adult family: 1 adult and up to 3 children.

National Trust members: Please note that you must bring your valid National Trust membership card with you. We are no longer able to allow entrance to members who do not have their membership card with them. 

Dogs are welcome onto the island around the harbour and village areas, as long as they are kept on a lead and not left alone. However, they are not allowed into the castle, garden or grounds (including the castle paths). Guide dogs are an exception to this rule.