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Lulworth Castle & Park

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Lulworth Castle stands majestically in extensive parkland at the heart of the Lulworth Estate, close to Lulworth Cove. Built in 1608 as a hunting lodge to entertain royalty,it was purchased together with an estate of 20 square miles, by Humphrey...more
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Reviewed 2 January 2019

This would delight all but particularly a 5 year old girl who would surely feel she had entered her very own fairy tale castle with twinkling fairty lights. Seriously though, this place is extraordinary, the interior sadly destroyed by fire but very very artfully renovated...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Lulworth_Estate, Manager at Lulworth Castle & Park, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2019

Thank you for your review, we agree it is a fairy tale castle. We hope you visit again soon.

Reviewed 1 January 2019

While we have visited the area around Lulworth Castle a number of times we had never stopped at the Castle. The Castle was closed but the grounds were open. There are a number paths that you can walk on the grounds. We visited St. Andrews...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Lulworth_Estate, Manager at Lulworth Castle & Park, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2019

Thank you for your review, the Castle is now closed for winter and reopens at the end of March and hope you can visit us again then.

Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

£6 entrance fee £3 to park. One of the smaller castles, it's history will explain why. 360 views from the top (outside) You can hear Tank fire and automatic gun fire from the Purbeck military ranges. (Was the castle under seige) We were the only...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Lulworth_Estate, Manager at Lulworth Castle & Park, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2019

Thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your day out and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Visited for camp bestival in July. Grounds and facilities were great. However, the cost of everything was very expensive and the festival was canceled on the final day. Everyone was told they would be issued refunds and instead they have gone into administration then set...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We have just spent a lovely morning here. We loved the castle and grounds. Everything was so beautifully kept and well maintained by friendly staff. We loved climbing up one of the towers to look out over the estate and the play area in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lulworth_Estate, Manager at Lulworth Castle & Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2018

Thank you for your review we are pleased you had such a lovely morning and enjoyed your tea and cake. We offer cream teas and cake at the Castle all season or for a lovely lunch try the Boat Shed Cafe down at Lulworth Cove.

Reviewed 28 October 2018

The exterior of this castle has been restored, but most of the insides are empty. You can get great views over the countryside from the top of the tower via internal staircase. We we went there they were having a Halloween event for children, so...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Lulworth_Estate, Manager at Lulworth Castle & Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2018

Thank you for your review, the Chapel & Church are open as normal from 10.30am even when we have a special event on, we hope you'll return to explore the basement museum & exhibits at a later date.

Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

I’ve been coming to the castle all my life on family holidays, so nearly 40 years. The castle has had to down scale various attributes due to falling attendance over the last ten years. The setting is beautiful, and the view from the top of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Lulworth_Estate, Manager at Lulworth Castle & Park, responded to this reviewResponded 11 November 2018

Thank you for your review, we are very pleased to hear you enjoyed our Spooky event and we hope to see you for our Easter event next year.

Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Looks an interesting castle from the outside, but we did not know the history of it, and it had a fire in the 1920’s which gutted the place inside, obviously there has been some restoration carried out and the ground floor / basement and entry...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Lulworth_Estate, Manager at Lulworth Castle & Park, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2018

Thank you for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Great for an stroll around and fantastic grounds - great pub nearby called the Weld Arms - ideal for stay over and lunch

Date of experience: December 2017
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Lulworth_Estate, Manager at Lulworth Castle & Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for your review, we are pleased you had a nice visit.

Reviewed 26 September 2018

We visited the castle grounds today on a beautiful sunny day . I think it’s a good idea to separate the parking fee from castle entry as we had our 2 dogs and just wanted to walk around the grounds and also sit outside at...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Lulworth_Estate, Manager at Lulworth Castle & Park, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Thank you for your review we are pleased you enjoyed your walks and we hope to improve our signage for next year.

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Georgina W
24 July 2018|
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Response from Maz A | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend public transport - roads busy at best of times, never mind with festival traffic. One less thing to worry about too.
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Lillian O
14 June 2018|
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They have dropped the price down now to £3 for the day parking. Entrance fee is £6 an adult £4 4-15yr olds
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Debbie H
7 October 2017|
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I don't know but I am sure it states on the web site
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