Sir Walter Raleigh

Meet Sir Walter at the Castle and he'll tell you about his adventures at sea


  • 7 March 2023 - 31 October 2023
  • Mont Orgueil Castle

Sir Walter Raleigh has been described as 'great man of the Elizabethan age', and 'Jersey's most distinguished Governor', being poet, soldier, historian and explorer, among other things. He was a favourite of Elizabeth I and a 'peacock', always in the latest fashion with good looks and obvious charm. Raleigh was also responsible for the preservation of Mont Orgueil Castle from destruction at the time when Elizabeth Castle was being built.

This is your chance to meet Sir Walter in the Lower Ward as he takes you on a tour of the Castle as he recounts his adventures at sea as the most famous explorer of the Elizabethan Age.

If meeting Sir Walter is going to be the highlight of your trip to Mont Orgueil Castle, please call +44 (0)1534 853 292 before you visit to check that performances are confirmed for that date.

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  • Sunday 19 and 26 March / 10am to 4pm
  • Sunday 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 April / 10am to 4pm
  • Tuesday 9 and 23 May / 10am to 4pm
  • Tuesday 6 and 20 June / 10am to 4pm
  • Tuesday 4 and 18 July / 10am to 4pm
  • Tuesday 1, 15 and 29 August /10am to 4pm
  • Tuesday 12 and 26 September / 10am to 4pm
  • Tuesday 3, 10, 24 and 31 October / 10am to 4pm


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