- Castles and Palaces
- Tourist Attractions
Suitable for ages: Young Children (4-8), Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)
Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor
Known locally as King John's Castle Odiham Castle is located within a tranquil site adjacent to the Basingstoke Canal.
The flint ruins are those of the only octagonal Keep in Britain, and currently being restored under the Heritage Lottery Fund and Hampshire County.
This site has witnessed and been part of many historical events, from the signing of the Magna Carta, a French siege to the ownership of the de Montforts, a revolt and even the imprisonment of a Scottish King.
Now it is open to visit and you may explore the ancient walkways and imagine castle life. Not a full day by any means but a picnic in the grounds would help fill an afternoon.
- Parking Available Nearby
Getting There and Contact Information
Odiham, Hampshire, RG29 1HQ, England
Click here to visit Odiham Castle's website
0845 603 5638
Standard Opening Times and Pricing
Open Again! Area: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Be wary of signs posted warning you away from parts still undergoing their recent works.