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“Wonderful as always”
Review of Maiden Castle

Maiden Castle
Ranked #3 of 40 things to do in Dorchester
Certificate of Excellence
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Adstock, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Wonderful as always”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Make sure that you read up on the history before and then take a brisk walk around the Iron Aged ramparts. You need to understand that this is really a shaped hill rather than an actual structure and what you get to enjoy are the views and the exposure to the weather rather than a structured experience.

Visited March 2014
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great walk! ”
Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

Me and partner walked our dog around this beautiful place; amazing views of Dorchester and countryside! The sheep are also very entertaining I must say this place, although beautiful, did not possess a great deal of historical viewing but it is extremely pretty and a pleasant walk on a Sunday afternoon.

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London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
70 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Im a philistine i know”
Reviewed 28 May 2014 via mobile

Im sorry but essentially its a hill with banks and sheep. Its a good healthy walk around the outer perimeter with lovely views of the countryside, but thats about it.

Visited May 2014
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Ringwood, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Fabulous walk!”
Reviewed 27 May 2014

Wonderful Bank Holiday morning walk; the drizzle and the sheep and the views. Really replenishes the soul!

Visited May 2014
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Ottawa
Level 6 Contributor
96 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Stunning stone age monument”
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Maiden castle in operated by English Heritage. There are no fees for entry. This is a hill fort from pre-Roman times. The fortifications are just amazing and from the ramparts one gets excellent views of the surrounding area. The information boards are very informative. This is very worthwhile visit to give an idea of the history of the area.

Visited April 2014
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