Built on a rocky islet in St Aubin's Bay, Elizabeth Castle has watched over Jersey’s main seaway for more than 300 years. At low tide you can walk out along the causeway or, if you want to experience a different way to travel, catch the amphibious Castle Ferry at low or high tide.
Elizabeth Castle is the perfect place to spend a day exploring Jersey's history. Climb the battlements dating back to the 1590’s, when Sir Walter Raleigh was Governor of Jersey from 1600 until 1603. Explore the grounds which gave refuge to King Charles II during the English Civil War and uncover the bunkers which were re-fortified to command the sea approaches to Jersey during the German Occupation in World War II. Marvel at the hermitage where St Helier is thought to have lived around 550 A.D, take part in Living History demonstrations and experience what life was like for the soldiers who were garrisoned here.
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Information on Elizabeth Castle , St Aubin's Bay , St Helier
|Opening Times:||From 31 Mar , Daily 10:00-17:30. Closed 5 Nov 2012 to Apr 2013.|
|Admission:||Castle & Ferry Price: Adult (16+)£12.00 Child (6-16) £8.90, Senior (65+) £11.00, Student (16+) £8.90, Family Ticket £37.60.|
|Child Friendly:||Children of all ages welcome|
|Location:||All bus routes will stop at Liberation Station a short walk away and Island Explorer blue route. Jersey cycle route 1|
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