Located on the east harbour of St Peter Port of the island, Castle Cornet has been guarding Guernsey for over 800 years. There’s a lot more than meets the eye, here you can explore the 5 museums and the 4 period gardens that this beautiful castle has to offer so make sure you spare plenty of time to explore everything that Castle Cornet has to offer.
If you get here early enough you can enjoy a guided tour of the outer areas of the castle which starts at 10.30am to get your bearings which includes seeing the 12 noon gun ceremony that dates back to the early 19th Century.
The 5 museums that Castle Cornet has to offer include:
- The Story of Castle Cornet>
- 201 Squadron (RAF) Museum>
- Maritime Museum (including maritime art gallery)>
- Royal Guernsey Light Infantry Museum>
- Royal Guernsey Militia Museum>
So if you are looking for a fun family day out or just want to explore the history of Guernsey, don’t forget to visit Castle Cornet today!
23rd March - 4th November: 10am – 5pm (9.30am - 5pm July and August).
16th February - 22nd March: 10am - 3pm (No noon-day gun or castle tours)
Adults - £10.50
Children - £3.00
Discovery Pass (12 months unlimited access) - £18 for adults and children go free.