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Interesting building with good displays and artefacts lovely walks with super views good place to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hugh B
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Great heritage and countryside scenery

Unfortunately, the interior section was closed for the visitors when we visited, however, we could... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Interesting building with good displays and artefacts lovely walks with super views good place to spend a day.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hugh B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Unfortunately, the interior section was closed for the visitors when we visited, however, we could roam around in the building and areas around it freely. Its a very well maintained castle which looks quite majestic. Actually, we were told that the owners, Strickland Family, still...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank flyfisher66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle wasnt open and it was a misty cool day but we loved the large shopping area, helpful staff, cafe and super walks. We walked to the bird hide where we were rewarded with sightings of a Marsh Harrier and an Egret, amongst other...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank robsonmccabe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to do The Wild trail which is over the other side of the car park and is great to keep kids entertained. Lots to see and do on the trail, it was really enjoyable, lots of climbing so not suitable to buggies. The...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The house was closed so my opinion my have been different if it had have been open but my family and I were really disappointed with this NT property -there was literally nothing to do there other than walk around -couldn’t find the play area...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank marsbar83
Reviewed 6 February 2019 via mobile

Have been here many times but this was our first winter visit. The cafe was a haven of warmth and comfort on a bitterly cold day. We enjoyed an excellent slice of gf fruit cake along with our hot drinks. The staff were friendly and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Neville S
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

A great place to eat in the cafe and enjoy a weekend walk with you dogs. Lovely views from the walk towards Brigsteer.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 10 January 2019

The gardens and property are not overly large, but nice to wander around without feeling you've had enough. Regularly brought the family here when the kids were younger using our National Trust membership, and we still visit from time to time for a change even...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Paul J
Reviewed 8 January 2019

We all loved this venue! The car park was ample - as are all National Trust car parks. It is close to the M6 and well sign posted. Our friend could access a good deal of it on his mobility scooter. The volunteers were helpful...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Susan H
Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

The gardens were the only bit open but it was still a lovely visit. Easily manageable by my elderly mum, but my husband still managed to take the dog on a decent walk. Nice cafe on site too. Parking was pricey for a garden only...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Linda E
2 March 2019|
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Response from lankylass1973 | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry only just seen the question , you don't need to be a member to enjoy the castle you just pay at the reception , not sure what is open at the moment , the website will tell you ,you don't even need to go into the... More
23 April 2018|
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Response from nickandangels | Reviewed this property |
There isn’t a play park or anything that is aimed at entertaining really young children.