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Pevensey Castle

Pevensey Castle High Street, Pevensey BN24 5LE, England
+44 1323 762604
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History on my doorstep

Pevensey Castle is steeped in history, and early morning, when there are mists on the Pevensey... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pevensey, United Kingdom

I 1st came here years back, as a whipper snapper, so it was nice to return as a full grown adult... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul B
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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  • Average23%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“audio tour” (28 reviews)
“roman times” (9 reviews)
Pevensey Castle High Street, Pevensey BN24 5LE, England
+44 1323 762604
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pevensey Castle is steeped in history, and early morning, when there are mists on the Pevensey Levels, you can imagine when the sea nearly surrounded the castle, making it a peninsula. Shame about the moat. It needs attention

Thank dvdgurr04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I 1st came here years back, as a whipper snapper, so it was nice to return as a full grown adult and we visited on a sunny Sunday and the the place was quiet and perfect. You can walk around the grounds, inside the Roman...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took very young kids and an hour was enough to see everything. The man in reception was very helpful and informative, there was a good audio guide and some great views from the towers. Nice bit of history from the 11th century all the way...More

Thank Ian Terence P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an enormous site once you go through the archway of the castle wall into the first field. It doesn't take too long to walk along to the castle itself. There is first a flat path but to get to the castle entrance you...More

Thank whomewhy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You don't get the impression of how large an area this castle covers from the outside. The retaining wall around the castle covers a very large area.We opted for the audio guide and it was very informative, bearing in mind that the castle had been...More

Thank TeW51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a little disappointed in this Castle and found it quite under-whelming. I guess because in the previous two days we had seen some pretty spectacular ones this one left a little to be desired.

Thank SandyFord16
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Pevensey is administered by English Heritage and there is an entry fee if you are not a member. There is also a charge for parking (including Disabled - not English Hertitage) but at £2.00 for all day, its not over the top. The entrance fee...More

Thank Cliff J
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We didn't know what to expect, as there were some mild reviews on TripAdvisor as well as good ones, but we absolutely loved it. There were free audiophiles included in the entrance fee, which we chose not to get. I didn't buy a guidebook until...More

1  Thank squinty_lemon
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We knew that Pevensey was a ruin, and our expectations were low. But we were surprised - and thoroughly enjoyed our visit having learned a lot more than we expected. The Roman outer walls were well explained by information boards. Inside the Norman inner castle...More

Thank Autraliantraveller
Reviewed 4 June 2017

A fairly well preserved castle, with plenty of the walls and Keep remaining to keep you interested. Along with the infor boards they offer an audio programme to follow the trail. Not advisable for the disabled or infirmed as many of the towers require walking...More

Thank Will R
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