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“Haunting remains of a once fine castle”
Review of Pickering Castle

Pickering Castle
Ranked #5 of 18 things to do in Pickering
Certificate of Excellence
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Bristol
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215 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
“Haunting remains of a once fine castle”
Reviewed 27 July 2014

A castle is about struggle and defence. On a summer Sunday afternoon in 2014 it's about history, and calm and interesting surroundings. It is also a fine example of a mediaeval motte and bailey fortress. It is an interesting place to visit in a very pleasant town which I last visited 40 years ago.

Visited July 2014
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English first
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great little Castle.”
Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

Had a lovely visit to Pickering Castle yesterday, dodging rain showers. Well preserved and a great example of what William the Conquer built to control the north. Great for the kids to run around in. Highly recommend if your in the area and need some history in your life.

Visited June 2014
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48 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“lovely little castle”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

This is a lovely place just remember to buy a guide book so you can get the most out of your visit as well as seeing the views .

Visited July 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Pickering Castle”
Reviewed 8 July 2014

Lovely walks with stunning views. Enjoyed our time there and ended up with tea and scones with clotted cream - delicious!

Visited July 2014
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Buxton, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“kestrels”
Reviewed 29 June 2014

lovely afternoon there...had the pleasure of viewing the kestrels rearing their young with binoculars set up by the staff in the castle walls.

Visited June 2014
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