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Highcliffe Castle 1720

Introduction

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

http://www.highcliffecastle.co.uk/visitorinformation
Contact

Telephone

01793 445050

Official Website

Other websites

Owners

  • Christchurch Borough Council

    Bridge Street,, BH23 1AZ
Features

Style

  • 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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Visitor Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

The castle is open between February and December. Please see: http://www.highcliffecastle.co.uk/openingtimes

Directions

http://www.highcliffecastle.co.uk/howtofindus
Designations
  • The National Heritage List for England: Listed Building
  • Reference: Highcliffe Castle
  • Grade: I
Associated People