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“Great place to go to” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Castle Rising

Castle Rising
Ranked #3 of 46 things to do in King's Lynn
Certificate of Excellence
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Great Massingham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great place to go to”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2012

Super ruins of old priory, some of which is intact - the ruins are huge and interesting, the setting beautiful, nestling by the river Nar, one of the cleanest rivers in England and a fabulous place for kids with the ford for splashing around in when it's hot. Don't miss out on the village at the top of the hill, nor the castle which is open all year and free of charge

Visited March 2012
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Wirral
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113 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Impressive castle with lots intact”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2012

Lovely tea shop in the village, castle with lots of still intact rooms and corridors - spiral staircase! Only a gift shop at teh castle so you need to get drinks elsewhere.

Visited May 2012
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King's Lynn, Norfolk
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“Lovely scones”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2012

My husband and I visit frequently and take family and friends for tea and scones [the cheese ones are delicious - a bit pricey but they are huge. We also have had lunch there and the home made food is lovely.

Visited April 2012
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Bristol, UK
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51 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“A good castle”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2012

Excellent ruined castle. Well worth a visit. Try the cafe in the village nearby as well.

Visited April 2012
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Colorado
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468 reviews
206 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
“Very historic castle”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2012

We were a little disappointed in this castle. Lots of history here, but not very well displayed. It is privately owned, but managed by English Heritage. They did let us use our overseas heritage card, even though it wasn’t part of the program (but was not well marked as such). It had a great entry staircase that was original. Great medieval keep.

Visited March 2012
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