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  • New Forest Tourism Association
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Boat Trips, next open Sat 25 Mar - Tue 31 Oct 2017



The only landing ferry to Hurst Castle leaves from Keyhaven Quay on the hour from 10.00am and return from Hurst Castle on the half-hour until 5.30pm.

Daytrips to Yarmouth Isle of Wight and cruises to the Needles.

Credit cards accepted (no fee)English Heritage PropertyFacilities for groupsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDogs acceptedGuided tours for groups

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Sat 25 Mar - Tue 31 Oct 2017 Mon - Sun 10:30 to 17:30
Wed 1 Nov 2017 - Thu 1 Mar 2018 Sat - Sun 10:30 to 16:00
(October = 10:30am - 4pm)
November to March = weather permitting


Return Fares:
Adult - £6.50
Child - £3.50

Single Fares:
Adult - £3.50
Child - £2.50

Also at this Venue

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 21 - Sun 29 Oct Halloween at Hurst Castle


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See location of Hurst Castle and Ferry on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: NE 308013  Lat: 50.71002 Long: -1.56490

From A337 take the turning for Milford on Sea. Hurst Castle will be sign posted in this direction. Follow the road into Milford on Sea village. Turn left into the village centre and turn left at the staggered crossroads. Follow this road to the end and you will find yourself at Keyhaven car park.
The ferry and Hurst Spit are within walking distance from Keyhaven car park.

Parking: with charge


  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups