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Castle Hill

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Castle Hill, Cambridge CB3 0AJ, England
+44 1223 322640
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Medium size hill with a nice view

As the title says: But sometimes is full of people or weed smokers. Nothing to be worried about... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
omuletul
via mobile
Nice piece of history

It surprises me that people seem to be annoyed that Castle Hill is just a hill and that's it. Yes... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2017
Laura S
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Edward I built a stone castle on this hill, which later fell into disrepair, and later restored by Oliver Cromwells forces during the English Civil War in 1642.
  • Excellent14%
  • Very good19%
  • Average39%
  • Poor28%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Medium size hill with a nice view”
18 Aug 2016
“Good clean up needed for this site”
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Castle Hill, Cambridge CB3 0AJ, England
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+44 1223 322640
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As the title says: But sometimes is full of people or weed smokers. Nothing to be worried about just be careful when it's lots of people. P.S - You can take nice photos from the hill and awesome panoramas.

Thank omuletul
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

It surprises me that people seem to be annoyed that Castle Hill is just a hill and that's it. Yes, it's a hill, but with a bit of local knowledge and some imagination it's more than that. You can stand on top of it and...More

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Lots of litter in this area,not a good advert for Cambridge when we visited this site, but found the centre of the city a lot cleaner

Thank Bob R
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

It's the highest point in Cambridge and the site of the Norman castle. You get good views of the city. But it is just a mound.

Thank rosalindl421
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

We walked all the way up Castle Hill to get to Castle Mound. Should have done a bit of research on trip advisor first. Good views of Cambridge, it is a historical site but not the site I thought it would be. I wouldn't go...More

Thank Raeflood
Reviewed 14 February 2016

If you are a castle bagger (apologies, phrase stolen from earlier post) then this is easily accessible, an easy tick. There is ample parking as it adjoins the local council building, while the walk from the city isn’t taxing. It is, however, no more than...More

Thank Awayagain2014
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Well this is the site of an old iron age fort and the roman town Durolipont (I think thats the right spelling) although no ruins are on the site it is an important monument in the history of the city. It is always worth climbing...More

Thank Robert Y
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Interesting landmark ,easily acsessed and worth investigating.just on the outskirts of town only takes 10minutes to walk there from the centre or at weekend you can park right next to it in the pay and display.

Thank Tracy S
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

It's a very small hill with nothing on the top. Not even a bench. The vie from the hill is nice but not breathtaking. The history behind the hill is the most exciting bit for me and I'm not a big fan of history.

Thank G-velo
Reviewed 6 July 2015

In all my years of studying at, living in and visiting Cambridge I have never strolled up the mound. It is only a stone's throw from the road that leads out of Cambridge via Bridge Street and Huntingdon Road. On Sunday I was returning from...More

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