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Hartlebury Castle

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Great time at Christmas Fayre

We visited the Castle at its annual Christmas Fayre with our five year old. As a museum.... It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chaddesley Corbett, United Kingdom
Christmas at the castle

Visited the Christmas fayre last weekend. Increase in admission fees since our last visit. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Worcester, United Kingdom
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Hartlebury Village, Hartlebury, Kidderminster DY11 7XZ, England
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All reviews county museum well worth a visit transport museum interesting place to visit on display picnic area home made cakes well laid out lovely grounds state rooms all ages entrance fee local history first world war craft activities summer holidays lovely afternoon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Castle at its annual Christmas Fayre with our five year old. As a museum.... It is reasonably interesting though I have been to some better local authority run museums. Nonetheless it is worth a visit. There are interesting exhibits to view which...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Christmas fayre last weekend. Increase in admission fees since our last visit. The Carol's were good although there were not enough seats and standing became a little uncomfortable as the programme went on. Some nice craft stalls with reasonable prices. Spent a couple...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mrspigg
Reviewed 18 November 2018

A great place to visit either with or without children. Plenty of interesting rooms, exhibits and decor for everyone to enjoy.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BerkeleySandy
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

The main house is really interesting, the videos that lead you through the house are good but in places a little too long. It's strange to expect visitors to want to stand in front of a screen for ten minutes or even longer in some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank lizcp83
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This was the home of the Bishops of Worcester for hundreds of years. One of our guides was the wife of the last Bishop who lived in the castle. It isn’t actually a castle just a stately home. We had 2 very knowledgeable guides who...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sue B
Reviewed 31 October 2018

This is a magical place to visit and isn’t on everyone’s radar as it is run by the village trust as opposed to the National Trust. It’s well worth a visit. The gardens provide excellent walks and scenery. The museum has something for everyone with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Doug S
Reviewed 21 October 2018

Visited sometime ago , but this museum is really a hidden gem. You walk from room to room and say wow , I remember that, or my grandad did that. So just stroll around then look at the old horse drawn caravans and see how...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bloke1947
Reviewed 15 October 2018

A trip to Hartlebury Castle was not high on my visit list ....... How wrong I was this was truly inspirational from the talking pictures through to the secret rooms and beyond. The term " Castle " is perhaps a bit misleading as it is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank WorcsHornet
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Great place to visit now that the house is open there's so much to see both inside and out Can you find the two secret rooms? We did, great fun Lots of old vehicles to see

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PamY_11
Reviewed 2 October 2018

The Museum, formerly the country residence of the Bishops' of Worcester has recently expanded since the Bishop of Worcester vacated. The visitor can be amazed at the early 15th century great hall with its historic portraits of its clergical residents, plus historic furniture with fine...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Sophie P
24 July 2018|
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Hi. I am pleased to let you know that the Castle now welcomes dogs. Dogs (on leads) are allowed around the Castle gardens and grounds including our moatside walk (but not allowed inside the Castle). Owners needs to purchase... More