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Wonderful spot for all the family

Castle Cornett was a delight from start to finish. Within walking distance of the ferry port and... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2018
annapmclarke
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Dublin, Ireland
More fortress than castle, definitely fun to explore!

An enormous old fortress, with incredible views and history. Definitely worth a visit. Cannon... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2018
WGWriter
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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All reviews at noon maritime museum well worth a visit noonday gun re enactment mid day guided tour few hours nooks and crannies living history great place to visit discovery pass fort grey lots of history couple of hours stunning views other islands
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Reviewed 13 December 2018

Castle Cornett was a delight from start to finish. Within walking distance of the ferry port and close to lots of restaurants. Kids were delighted with their quest and even more delighted with their treat at the end. Lots of space for young explorers to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank annapmclarke
Reviewed 17 November 2018

An enormous old fortress, with incredible views and history. Definitely worth a visit. Cannon firing re-enactment on Remembrance Day was incredible.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank WGWriter
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Guernsey Museums have put together a remarkable display of Guernsey through the ages with excellent tableaux and artefacts. Well worth a visit if you have an interest in memories from the world wars etc.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank martinorchard1952
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Spectacular setting and worth a visit. It provides an opportunity to review very aspects of Guernsey history and the people of the island. Cafe makes a good soup.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

The weather was atrocious but we braved the wind and rain to visit the Castle and were very pleased we did. The first hour was a guided tour by Keith who was amusing and informative and even found us shelter when the hail storm started!...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank S2701RVdiana
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Guernsey is much more than a pretty tax haven island, and Castle Cornet is much more than a pretty backdrop to the capital, St Peter Port. For 800 years it has been the port's protection -- and yet its main guns are aimed towards the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

4 museums at the castle. Great way to learn about the island and it's history. Exciting to be there at noon for the firing of the canon.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PeterLillystone
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

If you visit the island this is a must see and make sure you are there for the noon firing of the cannon which happens every day

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Poppycottage7
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Took the guided tour which made it so much more interesting. Tony was full of interesting information which made the visit really worth while since I learnt a lot about the history of Guernsey and its geology. Nicely laid out little gardens within the castle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Castle Cornet is a great site to visit in Guernsey. We were there on a Sunday, so many of the attractions on the island were closed, but the castle was open. It has a lot of interesting history and is well worth visiting. Definitely try...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Barbara M
29 October 2018|
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Response from Nick C | Reviewed this property |
Hi - 10 minute walk along the causeway to the castle. Once inside the museums/cafe/firing of the cannon are nearby and relatively close together. The longer walk would be if you did a circular tour of the castle walls... More
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Stef_on_hoilday
27 June 2018|
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Response from GillyBilsland | Reviewed this property |
Yes you do have to pay, but it's quite a nice walk down and there are lovely views back towards the town and out to sea.
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kerrybr0ugh
24 May 2018|
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Response from bradleyd908 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Kerry, The cruise ship I was on (Queen Victoria) anchored off shore, it was about a 15 minute tender ride to the port. Once we got to the port it was literally under a 10 minute walk to the entrance point for the... More
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