Hurst Castle

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Hurst Castle: One of the most advanced of the artillery fortresses built by Henry VIII: used as a prison for eminent 17th-century captives, and later strengthened during the 19th and 20th centuries. It commands the narrow entrance to the Solent.

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Stone castle:6.7/10
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Hurst Spit

Hurst Spit is a 2-3 mile long shingle bank leading to a 16th century castle at its end. The beach is also alright to have a barbecue on it.

Opening times:

Never closes

Prices:

Free

Admission

Opening times (Easter - October):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
10:30 - 17:3010:30 - 17:3010:30 - 17:3010:30 - 17:3010:30 - 17:3010:30 - 17:3010:30 - 17:30

Prices:
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£3.20£2.00£3.00

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11/2 mile walk on shingle spit from Milford-on-Sea. Best approached by ferry from Keyhaven - call 01590 642500 for ferrydetails and fares

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Address: Hurst Castle, Keyhaven, Milford-on-Sea, Hampshire, SO41 0TP, UK
Phone: +44 1590 642344
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