Facilities & access


  • Parking 1 mile (Council pay and display), charges apply to National Trust members
  • Public toilets in village coach park
  • Non-National Trust pubs, caf├ęs and shops in village
  • National Trust shop on main street in village

Family & children

  • Baby-changing and feeding facilities
  • Hip-carrying baby slings for loan
  • Family trails inside the castle
  • Free lockers for storage available
  • Area to leave pushchairs available
  • Borrow a kite to fly on the headland
  • Binoculars available to loan for bird and seal watching


  • Contact castle for advice on mobility/access issues
  • Limited toilet facilities at Castle
  • Public toilet on Lower Battery inside Castle
  • Second public toilet available on first floor
  • Non-National Trust shuttle bus often available to and from castle
  • Access to castle by foot up steep cobbled ramp