Isle of Wight What's On Guide: 2024 Events OnTheWight

Carisbrooke Castle & Kids Rule

1 – 31 May 2023


Carisbrooke Castle

Castle Hill
PO30 1XY

01983 522107

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Carisbrooke Castle & Kids Rule


Carisbrooke castle

Get ready for a right royal knees-up at our Kids Rule events this May half-term. Join us in the grounds of Carisbrooke Castle to celebrate King Charles III's coronation with hands-on activities and fresh-air family fun.

Discover the story of the siege of Carisbrooke Castle, and learn the role the keep played during the 100 Years War. See if you can pull of your own siege in our have-a-go trebuchet game, before mastering the art of the blade at sword school.

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As well as our Kids Rule events, there's so much more to enjoy at Carisbrooke Castle! Don't Miss:

Watch the famous Carisbrooke donkeys work the 16th-century tread in daily demonstrations, raising water from the castle well

The room where King Charles I was held prisoner, from which he tried and failed to daringly escape

Climb the Norman keep for unmatched panoramic views of the island