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Ashby Castle

Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicester, England
+44 1530 413343
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Beautiful surroundings

We started the day intending to visit the Allthorp estate, unfortunately the place opened at 2pm... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lox G
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
via mobile
nice place

There is plenty to see in terms of ruins in a good state of preservation, fantastic views from the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
gilbertsalvo
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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicester, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We started the day intending to visit the Allthorp estate, unfortunately the place opened at 2pm, too long to Ang around so we searched for attractions & found Ashby castle & grounds. What a find glad we visited, lovely place & well worth a few...More

Thank Lox G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is plenty to see in terms of ruins in a good state of preservation, fantastic views from the top of the tower

Thank gilbertsalvo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a picnic.. You are free to roam around the castle and grounds at your leisure. English Heritage also provide Audio Guides so you can find out a bit about the history of the place.

Thank harrisdk2016
Reviewed 15 May 2017

You would not have to spend too long here, but a lovely little visit on a sunny day. The staff were so nice and professional and extremely helpful, so well done to them.

Thank Norma A
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Yet another historical place of interest. If you like ruins, don't miss this castle. There is a free audio guide available in the style of "horrible histories" which can add fun to the visit, provided you have a good knowledge of English (probably not suitable...More

Thank Titch-the-Witch
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The ruins of the castle at Ashby-de-la-Zouch, whilst seriously in ruins, have enough about them to give an insight into life before the ruin. The boards around the sight are informative without being boring, and the whole place is laid out wonderfully well.. Of course...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I've been here a few times but visited recently with friends who were visiting. They loved it! The kids had a great time and especially enjoyed the 'secret tunnel'. I wouldn't say it was worth a day trip for (unless you are particularly fond of...More

Thank Zouchg
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Despite living in Leicestershire for many years this was my first visit - and I will return in the future. There is plenty to see in terms of ruins in a good state of preservation, fantastic views from the top of the tower (ok there...More

Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Visited today with my 6 year old daughter as she is doing a homework project on castles. She enjoyed walking around, climbing up the tower steps and back twice! Through the underground tunnel and the audio tour. Great value for money and really interesting to...More

Thank ElG4
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Great example of castle ruins .staff friendly and very helpful . The horrible history style audio was excellent . Well worth a visit .

Thank wing47
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