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All reviews english heritage lovely town sensory garden market town richard iii independent shops information boards round tower worth a visit overlooking the river high street guide book surrounding countryside interesting history plenty of places to eat entrance fee couple of hours
Located just behind the main shopping street, the castle site is large. However, there isn't much to see as most of the castle has gone and there are only small sections of remains left. I don't know why they charge to visit as its possible...More
From the town centre will followed the path to the riverside as directed by one of the many map info boards. It's a lovely vista, looking back and up at the castle monument. We liked the info boards that told us all about the river...More
As the owners of nearby Raby castle took a lot of the stone from here after the place became unused a long time ago, it’s not got a lot left to see. Using the guidebook to read about the history of the area and the...More
Lots of it left and it was great to see how it was altered over time - some of the information boards really help you envisage what it looked like in different periods. You can walk around the ditch and the children I saw there...More
Stopped en route south for lunch. Lovely market/ county town with v impressive castle. Quite bustling with people, lots of interesting shops, eateries etc. Best part is lots of free parking on the street and it was for 2 hours. 👍👍👍 Would stop here again.
Initially not easy to find thanks to a roadworks sign hiding the sign to the castle. Nice playpark opposite to the entrance. The castle is quite widespread and there's a number of informative boards. The English heritage shop isn't big but the young gentleman there...More
I would say a large part of the castle is accessible provided you are happy to go across grass, i.e. There isn't paths everywhere. The only bit you would completely miss are the views from inside the tower. There was quite a... More
I would say a large part of the castle is accessible provided you are happy to go across grass, i.e. There isn't paths everywhere. The only bit you would completely miss are the views from inside the tower. There was quite a steep ramp to get to the moat walk and you would have to go back the way you came as the other end is steps.