St Nicholas in Castro is now part of the newly formed parish of Newport and Carisbrooke with Gatcombe.
St Nicholas is a chapel situated within the grounds of Carisbrooke Castle and is cared for by English Heritage who oversee Carisbrooke Castle. It is open to the public whenever the Castle is open. The chapel no longer has a defined catchment area but services are held several times a year bythe congregation of St Mary’s Carisbrooke. Each year it is visited by many people seeking connections with their ancestors.
Safe from harm
The parish of Newport Minster, Saint John and Carisbrooke is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer(s), PSOs. The Diocese of Portsmouth’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advise our PSOs. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services.