Plan your visit
Castle Hill National Historic Site
Castle Hill National Historic Site is easily accessed be vehicle, located a one-hour drive from St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador, or a five-minute drive from the Marine Atlantic Ferry Terminal at Argentia. Plan to spend two to three hours on site.
Visitor centre, grounds and operating season.
Directions including GPS coordinates, route by car, and how to get to the island of Newfoundland.
Daily visitor fees, annual admission passes. Free admission for youth.
Download a site brochure for Castle Hill National Historic Site and other places to discover in the Eastern Newfoundland region.
Route 100 PO Box 10
Placentia Bay NL A0B 2G0
St. John’s International Airport (YYT) serves the east coast of Newfoundland. Air Canada, WestJet, Porter, Provincial Airlines, and Air Labrador are the major airlines offering a variety of flights to St. John’s.
Marine Atlantic operates car/passenger ferries year-round between North Sydney, Nova Scotia, and Port aux Basques on Newfoundland’s southwest coast. Ferry service between North Sydney and Argentia, on Newfoundland’s east coast, is offered from mid-June to late-September. The crossing time from North Sydney to Port aux Basques is approximately 6 hours, and 11 hours from North Sydney to Argentia.
For ferry reservations, which are strongly recommended, and the most up-to-date ferry schedules and fares, please visit the Marine Atlantic website.
Once in St. John's, travel west on Route 1 approximately 90 km to Whitbourne. Turn left onto Route 100 and travel 50 km south to the Freshwater - Argentia Junction and turn left to Placentia and Castle Hill.
Facilities and services
A list of current notices.
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