Located only a one-hour drive from St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador, or a five-minute drive from the Marine Atlantic Ferry Terminal at Argentia, Castle Hill National Historic Site is easily accessed by vehicle. Plan to spend two to three hours on site.

Getting here


Route 100 PO Box 10
Placentia Bay NL A0B 2G0

Once in St. John's, travel west on Route 1 approximately 90 kilometres (56 miles) to Whitbourne. Turn left onto Route 100 and travel 50 kilometres (31 miles) south to the Freshwater - Argentia Junction and turn left to Placentia and Castle Hill.

Hours of operation

June 1 to September 4, 2022

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Free admission for youth 17 and under

Other fees still apply.
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Facilities and services

Accessible Facilities Accessible services
Information Information
Picnic area Picnic area
Bus parking Bus parking
Lookout Lookout
Restrooms Restrooms
Dogs on leash Dogs on leash
Parking Parking