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Castle Cornet

St Peter Port
+44 1481 721657
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Beautiful view

Great view of the port, sea, and the town. It's peaceful and full of history. The walk out to the... read more

Reviewed today
Fantastic historic place , gardens and surrounding

Great all day adventure , fun interesting , very well maintained lovely gardens , surroundings and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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Reviewed today

Great view of the port, sea, and the town. It's peaceful and full of history. The walk out to the light house is nice, but a bit windy.

Thank UpstateJan
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great all day adventure , fun interesting , very well maintained lovely gardens , surroundings and enjoyable guided tour credit to Guernsey states

Thank Aaron B
Reviewed 5 days ago

The castle itself is a bit ramshackle but it has an amazing location at the end of the harbour wall, giving fabulous view of the town, harbour and other islands. It is also the location for the firing of the midday gun. The castle also...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing cultural and traditional experience and enhances our proud Guernsey heritage. Each visit on every occasion is memorable whether it be celebrating Liberation, Royal Events, Cultural evenings, Great Bands, School Visits etc. Highly recommended are efficient Staff with excellent historic knowledge.

Thank GuernseyJune
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The castle always has things of interest going on. Lots for children to do and special events are god fun. There is a noon day gun, several exhibitions, refreshments and a shop.

Thank Pamelai72
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Visited for Christmas weekend but a lack of stalls. Castle is large and strange seeing father Christmas fire the midday cannon.

Thank IAN O
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We visited here on a windy October day and we found the castle very good value for money. There are several museums, great views of the sea and neighboring islands and a good cafe for lunch. The canon is fired at 12 noon and is...More

Thank HolidayFan53
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

We had a great time looking around the castle, we arrived at 11.30 so we're in time for the firing of the cannon. After the cannon there was a 20 minute play on the lawn , this was great fun . We also had an...More

Thank 110delia23
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Plenty of different museums to visit, lots of gardens and excellent views. BUT do not use the café as it is run by the rudest woman on Guernsey. There is so much to see and do in the Castle that we went back for a...More

Thank nigelmeadows47
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We visited Castle Cornet during the half term holiday, together with my daughter and son in law. Although overcast weather we had an excellent visit, the guide we had was very informative giving a very detailed tour. We were there for the daily cannon fire,...More

Thank Coops3376
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Carolynne A
31 August 2017|
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Response from 1960merlin | Reviewed this property |
The Castle is right next to the port just about five minutes walk 😊 enjoy!!
7 May 2017|
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Response from GMVSM1 | Property representative |
Hello We don't pre-sell tickets or take bookings for individuals for Castle Cornet. You can pay on the door, the queue is never very big, not even on a busy cruise ship day. We are not part of the National Trust and don't... More
26 April 2017|
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Response from GMVSM1 | Property representative |
If you go to our website and look at the Castle Cornet page there is an aerial view of the Castle and you can see the Noonday Gun in the red square towards the bottom left of the photograph. It overlooks the harbour and... More