Mont Orgueil Castle

Mont Orgueil Castle

Explore one of the world’s finest examples of a medieval castle which has cast its shadow over the beautiful fishing village of Gorey for over 800 years

Life size exhibits and a fascinating 600 year old history including smuggling and witchcraft, all in Jersey Heritage’s defence castle. Members free. Located in St Martin.

Mont Orgueil Castle has cast its imposing shadow over the beautiful fishing port of Gorey for more than 800 years. One of the finest examples of a medieval fortress in existence, Mont Orgueil has witnessed many of the key events that have shaped Jersey’s history. Take in breathtaking views of the French coast as you delve into the network of staircases, towers and secret rooms to discover hidden treasures.

Explore the network of staircases, towers and secret rooms to discover gruesome tales and hidden treasures.

Learn the story of the Castle through specially commissioned artwork, climb the turrets to find the medieval ‘wheel of urine’, and make your way if you dare into the cellar to study the 'witchcraft' exhibit.

High on the battlements, with their commanding view of the surrounding hillsides and distant French coast, stand shoulder to shoulder with wooden soldiers who ‘guard’ the Castle.

 

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