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Mont Orgueil Castle

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A medieval castle with links to the English Crown and amazing views across to France

Mont Orgueil Castle volunteer shows off Tree of Succession exhibit

At over 800 years old this Castle is a symbol of Jersey’s identity

Its history is a story of the Norman conquest, French invasion and Jersey’s long standing connection to the English crown.

There are almost 200 steps to the top of the Castle, where you can take in one of the best views in Jersey. As you explore the network of staircases, towers and secret rooms, you’ll discover hidden treasures and gruesome stories of castle life through specially commissioned artwork. In the turrets you’ll find the medieval ‘wheel of urine’, and in the cellars ‘the witches in hell’. High on the battlements with a view of the surrounding countryside and distant French coast, you’ll stand shoulder to shoulder with wooden soldiers who ‘guard’ the Castle from invasion. Don’t miss world-renowned artworks “The Queen” and “Equanimity”  in the Medieval Great Hall, by artist Chris Levine and holographer Rob Munday, commissioned to commemorate celebrate Jersey’s relationship with the monarchy.

Heritage Pass

4 sites for the price of 3

Enjoy wonderful days out at Jersey’s spectacular castles, historic houses and fascinating museums.  Offering great value for money, the Jersey Heritage Pass gives unlimited access to 4 sites for the price of 3 and are valid for 7 days.

Passes are available to buy at Jersey Heritage sites.

Adult (16+): £40.55

Senior (65+): £36.60

Child/Student: £26.90

Family: 2 adults & 2 children £121.95

Children under six are free

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Places to Visit

Elizabeth Castle

Visit a fortress just off the coast of Jersey to explore 400 years of history.

Walk

Gorey Walk

A short stroll around the historic area of Gorey with dramatic castle views.

History

Castles of Jersey

Why has been one of the most heavily fortified parts of the British Isles?

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Historic environment

The historic environment is the physical evidence of past human activity through time.

Heritage Lets

Elizabeth Castle Apartment

Stay in your very own historic castle, a mile out to sea.

Mont Orgueil Castle brides in castle grounds castle in background

Weddings

Getting married?

A breath-taking backdrop for a wedding ceremony or reception.

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