Meet the 'Merry Monarch' for a tour of his Castle and he'll tell you some fascinating stories of his time in Jersey
- 3 April 2023 - 30 September 2023
- Elizabeth Castle
Monday and Thursday / 10am to 4pm
It is September 1649, amidst the tumultuous events of the English Civil War, having been exiled from his 'dear England', King Charles II, and his younger brother, The Duke of York, have sought refuge in Jersey. Meet the 'Merry Monarch' at the Third Gate and he'll take you on a tour of his Castle and he'll tell you some fascinating stories of his time in Jersey.
If meeting King Charles II is going to be the highlight of your trip to Elizabeth Castle, please call +44 (0) 1534 634048 before you visit to check that performances are confirmed for that date.
Stand to attention for the Midday Parade and prepare yourself for the resounding bang of the signal gun.
Take a step back in time to find out first-hand about Laurens Hamptonne's extraordinary life.