Stroll the ruins of a once-embattled stone fort, guided by an interactive smartphone app; participate in a Learn to Camp event and discover the joys of camping within a storied monument. Immerse yourself in a site where European empires once battled for control of a continent and where a stunning vista stretches over a picturesque Atlantic harbour. Welcome to Castle Hill National Historic Site—history up-close!


  • Visitor Centre

    Tour through the history and evolution of Castle Hill

  • Guided Tour App

    History’s secrets are in your hands—discover Castle Hill with a smartphone app

  • Hiking

    Take a hike through the grounds of Castle Hill into the historic community of Placentia

All activities

Tours and programs
Interpretive trail
Picnic Area Picnicking
Dog walking