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Only open Sat & Sunday & we visited on a Thursday. Nil signage in English neither here or anywhere... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2016
Sandra L
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Warwick, Australia
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Glowing in the sunlight

unsure if you can get inside as it appears well locked up. Further remains are situated in a dry... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2016
Felixstowe2016
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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 June 2018

This Castle housed, mostly in confinement, Isabel of Avis (Portugal) married to the King of Castile and somewhat mad. Her children , the future queen Isabella and her brother Alfonso grew up here and for many years Isabella visited her ailing mother even after she...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

The castle had not yet opened for the season, so we walked around the outside. Nice castle in a charming town.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Only open Sat & Sunday & we visited on a Thursday. Nil signage in English neither here or anywhere in the town. Look at the history of this Castle & Isobel the Catholic Queen on Wikipedia-fascinating. Apparently this Castle was used/possibly restored for a series...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Sandra L
Reviewed 19 October 2016

unsure if you can get inside as it appears well locked up. Further remains are situated in a dry moat in front of the castle. free car parking. Built in the 15th century by Alvaro de Zuñiga y Guzmán, who was given the title of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Felixstowe2016
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

The castle itself looks very beautiful. But truth be told around there, there's nothing you can do except for taking photos.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Semi L
Reviewed 8 October 2014

The shape of this castle is particularly interesting, and it has been restored and cleaned in a way that sharpens its austere and imposing presence.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Guide810656
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Many people visit the castle having seen it in the Spanish Television series "Isabel" thinking that it is where Isabel the Catholic lived as a child. In fact it was never a residence of any kind, although there are some staterooms inside (not open to...More

Date of experience: October 2013
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