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Opening Times & Prices

WINTER OPENING TIMES

5 November – 19 December 2018 
CASTLE OPEN Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday ONLY for Guided Tours*
Tours times are: 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 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.

27 December – 28 December 2018 
Castle Open Free Flow 10.30 - 16.00
Last castle admission at 15:00 

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

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.

PLEASE NOTE: The Garden is closed for the winter and will reopen on 15 April 2019

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
Saturday 08 December 2018 X X X X
Sunday 09 December 2018 X X X X
Monday 10 December 2018 Guided tours only at 10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 13.30, 14.30 TOURS ONLY TOURS ONLY X X
Tuesday 11 December 2018 Guided tours only at 10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 13.30, 14.30 TOURS ONLY TOURS ONLY X X
Wednesday 12 December 2018 Guided tours only at 10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 13.30, 14.30 TOURS ONLY TOURS ONLY X X
Date 08 December 2018
Castle Opens X
Castle Closes X
Garden Opens X
Garden Closes X
Date 09 December 2018
Castle Opens X
Castle Closes X
Garden Opens X
Garden Closes X
DateGuided tours only at 10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 13.30, 14.30 10 December 2018
Castle Opens TOURS ONLY
Castle Closes TOURS ONLY
Garden Opens X
Garden Closes X
DateGuided tours only at 10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 13.30, 14.30 11 December 2018
Castle Opens TOURS ONLY
Castle Closes TOURS ONLY
Garden Opens X
Garden Closes X
DateGuided tours only at 10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 13.30, 14.30 12 December 2018
Castle Opens TOURS ONLY
Castle Closes TOURS ONLY
Garden Opens X
Garden Closes X

2018 Entry Prices

TariffCastleGardenCombined
Adult£10.00£8.00£15.00
Child£5.00£4.00£7.50
Family£25.00£20.00£37.50
Single adult family£15.00£12.00£22.50
Adult Groups (15+)£9.00X£14.00
Child Groups (15+)£4.50X£7.00
National Trust membersFREEFREEFREE
Ticket TypeAdult
Castle£10.00
Gardens£8.00
Combined£15.00
Ticket TypeChild
Castle£5.00
Gardens£4.00
Combined£7.50
Ticket TypeFamily
Castle£25.00
Garden£20.00
Combined£37.50
Ticket TypeSingle Adult Family
Castle£15.00
Garden£12.00
Combined£22.50
Ticket TypeAdult Group (15+)
Castle£9.00
Gardens
Combined£14.00
Ticket TypeChild Groups (15+)
Castle£4.50
Gardens
Combined£7.00
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.