Hurst Castle, Hampshire

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Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England , London
Hurst Castle (Hampshire) -- Guide-b
StatementJ.G. Coad.
SeriesAn English Heritage handbook
ContributionsCoad, J. G. 1945-
LC ClassificationsDA664.H/
The Physical Object
Pagination32p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21939828M
ISBN 101850740534

Come and discover one of the best days out in the New Forest and visit this artillery fortress built by Henry VIII.

With plenty of open space for children to explore and fantastic views of the Isle of Wight, Hurst Castle is a must for visitors to this area. Hurst Castle update. In line with government guidelines, Hurst Castle Castle will remain closed in the interests of public health.

It is now clear that we will not be able to re-open on 1 May as we had originally hoped. Instead we will re-open as soon as government advice allows and only when we can ensure the safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers.

Hurst Castle provides a remote escape by the sea with plenty of things to see and do. Built by Henry VIII at the seaward end of a coastal spit, it was one of the most advanced artillery fortresses in England.

Commanding the narrow entrance to the Solent, it offers stunning panoramic views. The castle was used as a prison for eminent 17th Location: Milford on Sea, Lymington, SO41 0TP, Hampshire. Located within the New Forest National Park, Hurst Castle is situated on the seaward end of the shingle spit that extends miles from Milford-on-Sea, Hampshire.

Built by Henry VIII as a chain of fortresses to protect the Solent inthis is more. Certificate of Excellence. Hours Today: Closed. Suggested Duration: hours/5(K). The world-famous outdoor swimming pool at Hearst Castle was refilled in August after two years of restoration and repair.

With water that refracts light to create a brilliant turquoise hue, the Neptune Pool is a photographer’s delight. William Randolph Hearst started to build a fabulous estate on his ranchland overlooking the village of. Hurst Castle UK, Milford on Sea.

K likes. Hurst Castle is an English Heritage site and was one of Henry VIII’s most advanced artillery fortresses/5(26). Hearst Castle is the only art museum operated by California State Parks and is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.

In conceiving his San Simeon estate, William Randolph Hearst and architect Julia Morgan created a unique showplace where old and new works of. Response from Jason C, Manager at Hurst Castle Responded Great to hear that you had a good day out with us, back open seven-days-a-week from 1 /5(K). Hurst Castle is situated at the seaward end of the shingle spit that extends miles from Milford-On-Sea.

The end of the spit, only three-quarters of a mile from the Isle of Wight, and the views from the top of the centre keep Hampshire book spectacular.

The castle was built by Henry VIII as one of a chain of coastal fortresses and was completed in Location: Keyhaven, Lymington, SO41 0TP, Hampshire. - Located within the New Forest National Park, Hurst Castle is situated on the seaward end of the shingle spit Hampshire book extends miles from Milford-on-Sea, Hampshire.

Built by Henry VIII as a /5(K). The last ferry from Keyhaven is at pm (Apr-Sep) or 4pm (Oct). The ferry operates daily from 29 March to 31 October It is also possible to walk to Hurst Castle; it is a mile walk along Hurst Spit (please note this is a shingle spit).

Hurst Spit is a one-mile-long ( km) shingle bank near the village of Keyhaven, at the western end of the Solent, on the south coast of spit shelters an area of saltmarsh and mudflats known as Keyhaven and Pennington the end of the spit is Hurst Castle, an artillery fortress originally built on the orders of King Henry VIII, and much enlarged in the 19th nates: 50°42′23″N 1°33′04″W /.

The castle was said to be in poor repair at least twice: Hampshire Archives and Local Studies, M98/1 (4 March ) and Royal Engineers' Library, Brompton, POR/01/1 (30 September ).

J James, Hurst Castle: An Illustrated History (Wimborne, ), 28–36, has the best recent detailed account of Charles I's time at Hurst.

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Hurst Castle - Saltgrass Lane Milford-on-Sea, Hampshire SO41 0TP, SOTQ Lymington - Rated based on Reviews "Very nice historic place if you /5(). Find vacation rentals near Hurst Castle, Milford on Sea on Tripadvisor.

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We visited Hurst Castle as part of a trip to the New Forest. We missed the boat to the castle both ways so ended up walking along the spit of land connecting it to the main land. The walk from the boat station is about 40 minutes, and it was not easy as the ground is not made /5(K).

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Copy. Download Options. Hurst Castle is an English Heritage site and is situated at the seaward end of the shingle spit that extends miles from Milford-On-Sea, with views looking out towards the Isle of Wight.

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Hearst Castle Hearst Castle Rd San Simeon, CA Phone: E-mail: [email protected] Business Hours Monday - Sunday (Closed Holidays) 8 A.M. to 4 P.M. PST About Us Welcome to the Hearst Castle online store. All. History Edit. Hurst Castle is a fort consisting of a circular stone tower strengthened by semicircular bastions of later dates.

It was erected by Henry VIII to defend the approach to Southampton Water against the French. The recommendation that a castle be built on Hurst Point was made in by William FitzWilliam, 1st Earl of Southampton and William Paulet, 1st Marquess of Winchester.

The castle lies at the tip of Hurst Spit, a long shingle bank which curves out from the Hampshire coast at Milford on Sea. From this point, only m from the shore of the Isle of Wight, it guards the western entrance to the Solent and thence to Southampton and Portsmouth.

Rooted to the mainland at Milford-on-Sea, Hurst Spit extends for some kilometres to Hurst Castle and Hurst Point - the closest point on the mainland to the Isle of Wight.

Beyond Hurst Point the Spit recurves back and extends in a north westerly direction into the western Solent as far as. Welcome to The Castle Inn Hurst. * Hurst Castle Opening Times 1st April - 30th September am - pm 1st October - 1st November am - 4pm 2nd November - 31st March Winter weekend opening, weather permitting, call for details Ferry departs daily from Keyhaven from am and then every approximately every 20 minutes from 1st April /5(K).

Hurst Castle and a brief history. Hurst Castle is near Milford-on-sea in Hampshire on the south coast of England. Completed inthe castle is one of a chain of device forts built to protect the Solent, including others at No Man’s Land, Spitbank, and Horse Sand.

Hordle is a village and civil parish in the county of Hampshire, England. It is situated between the Solent coast and the New Forest, and is bordered by the towns of Lymington and New many New Forest parishes Hordle has no village centre. The civil parish includes the hamlets of Tiptoe and Everton as well as part of Downton.

The parish was originally much larger; stretching from Country: England. Instructor-led paddle from Keyhaven Quay to Hurst Castle. Entry to the Hurst Castle. Lunch from the castle café.

Ferry journey home to Keyhaven Quay. Our tours run on Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday from April 1st - October 31stweather and tide permitting. However, if you need an alternative date do get in touch and we’ll see what we can do.

There are a number of notable castles in Hampshire. Name Type Date Condition Image Ownership / Access Notes (Key; Calshot Castle Artillery fort 16th century Substantially intact Altered 18–20th centuries, in use until Hurst Castle Artillery fort 16th century Substantially intact Repaired and refortified 19th century.

Netley Castle. Hearst Castle Picture Book at Official Online Store of the Hearst Castle. A 46 page hardback picture book with descriptive captions. Includes all the major buildings and rooms and features excellent aerial photographs. 8 1/2 X /5(1).

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You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in Author: Ian Stannard from Southsea, England. As I am sure you already know, Hearst Castle is an entertaining stop on Highway 1 and a unique piece of California history you really should explore.

If you are in the area, be sure to check out the poor mans Hearst Castle in Cambria and to see the elephant seals as well. Let me know your favorite spot at Hearst Castle in the comments.Hampshire’s varied landscape of hills and heaths, downlands and forests, valleys and coast is without rival in southern England.

Combine these varied landscapes and terrains with secluded and idyllic villages, complete with thatched and timber-framed cottages and Norman churches, elegant Georgian market towns, historic ports and cities, restored canals and ancient abbeys, forts and castles.Hurst Castle, Milford on Sea: See 1, reviews, articles, and photos of Hurst Castle, ranked No.2 on Tripadvisor among 9 attractions in Milford on Sea/5(K).