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Belvoir Castle

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Worth a visit

There is a car park near the entrance to the grounds but there is quite a steep hill to walk up to... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Maria C
,
Loughton, United Kingdom
via mobile
This is a must visit day out

We booked our tickets on line which was simple and straight forward. On arrival there was loads of... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
doubledekker1
,
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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Belvoir Castle is the ancestral home of the Dukes of Rutland. The family have lived at Belvoir in an unbroken line for almost a thousand years. Crowning a hill in Leicestershire, its turrets and towers rise over the Vale of Belvoir like an...more
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

My family paid £26 to go to the firework night. The location is fine but the organisation of the event was terrible. There were only two food stands to serve around 2,000 people. We queued for over an hour for an average burger and ended...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

We booked our tickets on line which was simple and straight forward. On arrival there was loads of parking space. We firstly visited the newly opened Engine Yard shopping centre which has an amazing array of interesting shopping units. As our tickets were for a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place and an amazing guide called John Could have been very different with rude female guide who was almost irritated we were there and even more irritated if we asked questions. She may well have been the boss. There were four of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 October 2018

This event was at the castle and was a terrible venue and even terrible event organised by a tin pot outfit called Cuffe & Taylor (Unit 13, Bartle Court Business Centre, Rosemary Lane, Bartle, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 0HF).The event itself was poorly managed, poorly presented...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank John F
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We loved our time at the castle. Made all so much more special with help for John. A very friendly down to earth tour guide. Smiled and made our trip fun and very worth while. Thank you John!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Our first visit with another couple who live nearby, we found the tour guide very helpful and informative .

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank CrackingJohn
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My partner and I visited on a lovely day in September. Although the gardens were past their best it was still pleasant to wonder around taking in the beautiful views. The guided tour of the house was interesting and informative without being at all stuffy....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank janecrampton1951
Reviewed 1 October 2018

I’m not sure where those on Goggle review went but it could not be here? I have been twice now, first time staff were slow and rude and service poor and items not prepared for sale. I joined others in asking for money back which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank philfisher2018
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

There is a car park near the entrance to the grounds but there is quite a steep hill to walk up to get to the castle. There is another car park that can be accessed with a code from the ticket office for those who...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maria C
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

We visited on Sunday in mid-sept. We only visited the gardens which are great for young children to explore but there was very little information about the places we found and the info that was there was poor. We struggled to find the cafe in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Blueskiesandsmiles
14 October 2018|
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Response from Footprints676728 | Reviewed this property |
You can only stand at the door I'm affraid
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cooperNottingham
28 September 2018|
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Response from marie r | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. You may need to google that. Gardens are beautiful
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cooperNottingham
28 September 2018|
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Response from 1941bigjohn | Reviewed this property |
Unlikely; why not ask the Castle owners.?
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