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It doesn’t take long to go around, but it is an interesting story! You definitely need a guide to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Another option if time allows

Castle really isn't appropriate, though considering its location and history, one would see how it... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2019
Nairobi, Kenya
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Off Nakuru-Kisumu Highway, Nakuru 20100, Kenya
+254 050 211000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It doesn’t take long to go around, but it is an interesting story! You definitely need a guide to fill you in. There’s not much in the house, but it’s cool to imagine the life that went on there so many years ago. Seeing llamas...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Castle really isn't appropriate, though considering its location and history, one would see how it would be termed as such. Very well maintained, with rates for residents and foreign visitors and students as available options. The guides are well versed with the storyline, and offer...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sudikev
Reviewed 24 September 2018

This is a place with rich history but nobody to tell and document. The castle has been neglected by the university and should be handed over to the national museums or any other body which can preserve the jewel in the valley. The castle is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank phil-krop
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

A nice place when you have a friends 'thingy' to celebrate.....the ancient buildings plus the modernly gardens gives a very cukturaly diverse feeling

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mbuguarimui
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The castle has great history and a great sad story too. It is an amazing piece of work for its time period. However, the place is a bit run down. It is empty, the floor tiles are torn off the floor, ceiling stained- things are...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank zimchicktravels
Reviewed 14 July 2018

The castle is fun to explore, but there is not much inside (décor, period furniture, etc). We were able to wander throughout and check out the nooks and crannies, which was fun. Did not take a guided tour, but I think that would have filled...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank bjkahansen
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The Lord Egerton Castle is A landmark building with an interesting but sad history beautifully located on a hilltop. The place is well worth a visit and a guided tour.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank 75mickes
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The castle is fantastically built, the technology used at that time was amazing. And its good to see old items from that era. The grounds are maintained very well and the guides are very knowledgeable. A good place to visit for real history lessons.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank TheEbullienTraveller
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

It's worth a visit even though the house is basically empty. Unfortunately when Lord Egerton died in 1958, most of his furniture, etc was shipped back to England. Then most of what remained behind was looted by residents in the area. Knowledgable guides will show...More

Date of experience: April 2018
2  Thank rejoicing
Reviewed 5 January 2018

A good pace for outdoor activities. They have not yet started nightout rest rooms but in case they do, this will be a very best place, quiet, a home away from home resting place. A home of mind resting and planning lots of your activities...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Mercy M
2 November 2018|
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Response from mbuguarimui | Reviewed this property |
No, there's no restaurant in the establishment
28 June 2018|
Response from phil-krop | Reviewed this property |
We did a wedding video shoot last year and we paid approximately Ksh. 20,000 ($200). Let me reconfirm and revert back. Thanks
13 August 2016|
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Response from 995michelleo | Reviewed this property |
There are different charges based on the type of tourist Adults who are citizens pay 150 while children in secondary pay 100 each those in primary pay 75 while those in nursery pay 50. Resident adults pay 450 while secondary... More