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Sudeley Castle

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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This is a site that is well worth the visit. Set in a most magnificent Park, staff are kind and do... read more

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Frances A
London, United Kingdom
Excellent historic site

We visited Sudeley on our trip to the Cotswolds. The castle has a lot of historic interest given... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Re-designed and refurbished exhibitions (new for 2018!) telling the story of Sudeley's royal past, Castle rooms, romantic ruins, award-winning gardens and one thousand years of fascinating history are among the many reasons to visit Sudeley Castle...more
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Winchcombe GL54 5JD, England
+44 1242 604244
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Reviewed today

This is a site that is well worth the visit. Set in a most magnificent Park, staff are kind and do everything to make your trip comfortable and as trouble free as possible. For people with mobility issues, a wheelchair is provided, and a member...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Frances A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Sudeley on our trip to the Cotswolds. The castle has a lot of historic interest given the association with Catherine Parr wife of Henry VIII. There were a couple of exhibitions when we visited as well as a short film about CP as...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 9 February 2019

Since watching "School of Saatchi" Sudeley had been on my hit list of places to visit. Lovely walk to the castle with some romantic touches in the gardens, surprisingly well presented modern exhibition rooms and some interesting rooms in the castle. Enjoyed visiting the church...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Sudeley C, Visitor Services Team at Sudeley Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Donna, Thank-you for taking the time to let us know your thoughts about your recent visit. We're so pleased that you had an enjoyable day out with us. A shame that you didn't find us memorable despite, as you say, our well presented exhibition...More

Reviewed 5 February 2019

Something here for all family members. A great adventure playground and cafe for the kids plus lots of historical interest and lovely gardens for the adults.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 February 2019

We visited Sudeley Castle at the end of a half day walk in the Costwolds and before checking in to our overnight accommodation in Winchcombe. We were tired and I was in two minds whether the castle would be worth the cost of admission. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

Went to the spectacle of lights. Amazing display at a great price. The grounds and buildings are all beautiful and lovely to explore.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 19 January 2019

The castle was closed for the winter but there is a pleasant walk up the drive from Winchcombe, or drive up to the car park. You can go wander around the fields (take boots!) and enjoy the views of castle & surrounds. it is all...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 11 January 2019 via mobile

We booked a last minute trip to the castle for the lights illumination trail. Wow much better than I expected, my boyfriend and I had a brilliant time, there was so much to see. Staff were friendly and directed us well. Can't wait to go...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lucy W
Sudeley C, Visitor Services Team at Sudeley Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2019

Thank-you so much for your lovely review of the Spectacle of Light 2018. We're so pleased to hear that it more than exceeded your expectations, and that you spent a wonderful evening with us. I will pass on your praise to the event staff -...More

Reviewed 9 January 2019

I was invited to visit the 2018 iteration of the Spectacle of Light by some friends and spent an evening there on 27th December. It was great and was a perfect activity for that odd middle time between Christmas Day and Hogmanay. Sudeley Castle itself...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 8 January 2019

We went to the Spectacle of Light whilst visiting family over Christmas and we were not disappointed! I've been to a fair share of these events around the UK and this one was by far one of the best I've been to. The grounds of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Carole F
31 December 2018|
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Response from SwindonTiny | Reviewed this property |
Check out the website for all house open hours - Woodchester house is open today
23 December 2018|
Response from Stu151 | Reviewed this property |
When we visited it was very busy., so I would suggest you ring them first. Hope you do get tickets, and enjoy the visit.
21 July 2017|
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Response from jkdevon | Reviewed this property |
Yes maybe a 10 minute walk from Winchcombe...pretty approach over a bridge and duckpool.