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Free entry castle ruin

There are information boards and paths around the ruins which are surrounded by a moat. Atmosphere... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire
So much on offer at Nunney.

Arrived early Saturday morning and managed to park in Castle Street itself. The moated castle ruin... read more

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Castle Street, Nunney, Frome BA11 4NJ, England
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All reviews well worth a visit free entry lovely village little gem short walk couple of hours small children the pub quick visit walk around english heritage car park half hour civil war tiny village nice surprise sunny day
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are information boards and paths around the ruins which are surrounded by a moat. Atmosphere at dusk added to the tragic feel of the place. Easy access from the lane through the centre of Nunney. There is a bridge over the stream. Visited for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived early Saturday morning and managed to park in Castle Street itself. The moated castle ruin is under the umbrella of English Heritage but here it is free to walk around and explore. There are information boards, the ground is soft but walkable at present...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle - we visited around 1pm on Sunday. Parked on the corner, next to Moat & Turret cafe, just opposite the castle. It was fun to walk across a small wooden bridge across the moat and into the castle. The castle has the external...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing ruins. Nicely presented grounds & moat. Standing inside the castle makes the imagination run wild on what life might have been like 500 years ago.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 13 January 2019 via mobile

We happened upon this place whilst driving from wells to Mells. Wow what an amazing place. I’m amazed this place isn’t owned by English heritage. This place is free. It has a moat. This castle is in ruins. Has an making feel. And the local...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 18 December 2018

We returned to Nunney a few days ago to attend carols in the castle. This is an annual event arranged by the Nunney Community Association and it is open to everybody. The castle was floodlit. A small donation was requested for a booklet of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Not a huge amount to comment, I visited here at 6.30 am, and was able to park right outside the gate. It’s a small, yet delightful castle, with a moat, a bridge and you can go right inside, I came to watch the sunrise. You...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tobyl325
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to visit , in lovely surroundings. Was able to sit on the grass and watch the world go by.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sam C
Reviewed 30 October 2018

In my experience it is rare to find a moat with water still in it which was incredible. The amount of the castle still standing made it worth the visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Elaine V
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We walked right up and were able to see inside the castle. Neat experience! Nunney is such a cute place and this is an interesting sight to see.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Ralph B
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The George at Nunney is very popular for food and booking is highly recommended.