Hurst Castle

Located at the end of a narrow spit, this historic castle offers panoramic views of the Solent and the Isle of Wight. Explore the castle’s military history, from its construction by Henry VIII to its role in both World Wars. Walk along the scenic Hurst Spit, breathing in the sea air and taking in the breathtaking coastal views. The castle’s unique position provides an ideal vantage point for watching ships sail by and spotting local wildlife. For a truly immersive experience, discover the atmospheric tunnels and chambers that delve into the castle’s military past. Hurst Castle is a must-visit destination for history enthusiasts and those seeking a tranquil escape by the sea.