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Newman’s Castle

1041 Old Highway 36 Rd, Bellville, TX 77418-3609
+1 979-865-9804
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Wonderful Day Trip From Houston

The owner of the castle built it with his own two hands, even the fixtures and furnishings then... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Heiddi1029
A great castle in the middle of nowhere

This was definitely a surprise. Mr Newman opens his private home for public to tour. I thought it... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2018
maggiet0813
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Katy, Texas
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1041 Old Highway 36 Rd, Bellville, TX 77418-3609
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+1 979-865-9804
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

The owner of the castle built it with his own two hands, even the fixtures and furnishings then opens up his entire home to the public....including his bedroom and bathroom. Great place for kids. They even have swords the kiddos can use. The land is...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

This was definitely a surprise. Mr Newman opens his private home for public to tour. I thought it would be like a couple of people touring and we actually were about 100. The decor inside is nothing spectacular but he build it by himself. He...More

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Mike the builder, owner, and resident can make you feel as if you have traveled back in time. to a day when lords and ladies were all the rage. Ask about Mike for a trebuchet demonstration help him raise or lower the draw bridge. Truly...More

1  Thank Dennis H
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

This is such a quirky little spot. We lived in Scotland and have seen our share of castles so when we read about this being less than an hour away from our home in Houston we couldn't wait to see it. The owner actually conducts...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This castle was built by the man who lives in it today. After arriving at his bakery in town (you must call ahead for reservations and be there by 10:30am) you get directions to his castle a few miles away. A wooden sword fight for...More

1  Thank Michelle A
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