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Highcliffe Castle 1720

Short Description

Highcliffe Castle is an early-19th-century house, built to replace another within a park being eroded by the sea. The lawns and shrubbery walks remain but the famous botanic gardens are gone.

Visitor Facilities


  • Picturesque
  • House (featured building)
  • Description: The house was built by Lord Stuart de Rothesay. It has been described as "the most important remaining example of the Romantic and Picturesque style of architecture."
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Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The castle is open between February and December. Please see:

Associated People


01793 445050

Official Website

Other websites


  • Christchurch Borough Council

    Bridge Street,, BH23 1AZ