Henry VIII Castle • Prison of Charles I • Victorian wings housing 38 ton guns • WW2 Theatre and guns • New D-Day exhibition • Lighthouse exhibitions • Castle café • Audio Guide available • Great views of the Isle of Wight

Hurst Castle is situated at the seaward end of the shingle spit that extends 1.5 miles from Milford-On-Sea. The end of the spit, only three-quarters of a mile from the Isle of Wight, and the views from the top of the centre keep are spectacular.
Hurst Castle was the perfect location to defend the western approach to the Solent. The castle was built by Henry VIII as one of a chain of coastal fortresses and was completed in 1544…

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Birdwatcher’s Notes: May

May 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Notes from recent visit on Sun 8 May……..

Summer visitors have arrived, breeding season well under way; migrants passing through.

A very high tide, completely covering the […]