Ferry returning from Hurst Castle

How to get here

Ferry Times

The first ferry departs to Hurst Castle at 10.00am, then approximately every 30 minutes.
The last ferry from Hurst Castle to Keyhaven is at 5.30pm.

Ferry Prices

Single Fares:

Adult: £4.00
Child: £3.00
Children under 3: FREE

Return Fares:

Adult: £7.00
Child: £4.00
Children under 3: FREE

Ferry tickets can only be purchased on board the ferry on the day of your visit
or at the kiosk at the castle entrance.

There is no visitor vehicle access to Hurst Castle, access is either a leisurely ferry ride from Keyhaven or a 2-mile walk along Hurst Spit. Parking for the ferry is available at Keyhaven
Pay and Display car park (SO41 0TP).

If you choose to walk to Hurst Castle, there is a pay and display car park on the seafront at Milford on Sea (SO41 0TY). It is approximately a 2-mile walk along Hurst Spit to the castle from both Keyhaven and Milford on Sea car parks. Please note this is a shingle spit, sturdy footwear is advised and prams are arduous to push. There are no public toilets outside of the castle, the castle toilets are for visitors to Hurst Castle only.

Children queuing for ferry to Hurst Castle
Hurst Castle ferryman counting tickets
Hurst Castle ferry boat from the side
Visitors walking on Hurst Castle jetty