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Under Renovation

This castle is being renovated, but the outside is still very interesting. There is a statue of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary V
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Byron Center, Michigan
History Lesson

Visited with my family and young children. Full of fascinating history of Castles past. Could be... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Arthur G
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London, England, United Kingdom
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Nottingham Castle is Currently closed for a £30m Heritage Lottery Fund transformation, the site comprises a magnificent 17th-century ducal mansion built on the site of the medieval castle; now a museum and art gallery with impressive sandstone caves...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful park, the castle, stunning view of the city and friendly staff at the museum, very helpful, enjoable day out

Thank KarlB1690
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful park around the castle, stunning view of the city and friendly staff at the museum, especially the man at the military part of the museum who took the time to explain about the mascot, uniforms, etc Next time we’ll come back with more time...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This castle is being renovated, but the outside is still very interesting. There is a statue of Robin Hood ( good for taking pictures,) There is also an informative mural and information board. When we were there Friar Tuck was making his rounds. Fun!

Thank Mary V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nottingham castle is closed until 2020 for refurbishing and so is the town. That's 2 hours of my life I wont get back

Thank Davina M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If your interested in history then I suggest this is the place to go.there is caves underground and dungeons not to be dismissed its great for children both young and old and its great to know how we used to live back in those times

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with my family and young children. Full of fascinating history of Castles past. Could be made more interesting by being more interactive to keep children more interested. Seen everything within 2 hours.

Thank Arthur G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to visit castle during short trip to Nottingham but sadly it was closed for renovations. Not due to open until 2020. I have been asked to put a rating of this building and the least I could I put was terrible as my comments...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This castle is really cool, it has load of history too. The garden outside the castle is breathtaking.

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Very enjoyable and interesting. It has many interesting artefacts that reflect the history of Nottingham. A healthy learning experience.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

This used to be free entry but now you have to pay. Has a gallery it was quite magnificent pictures and a military museum in the castle surrounded by Lush Gardens and you can get a great view of Nottingham from there as well

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NinjaNick50
13 March 2018|
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Response from DeniseL3209 | Reviewed this property |
The entrance fee is payable at the gate so you can’t enter the grounds without paying
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spuddler2017
10 October 2017|
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Response from Jaci H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I didn't need it .
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ChelseaX123
3 October 2017|
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Response from mariasophia25 | Reviewed this property |
hi sorry only seeing question now. yes it only takes an hour for the tour so you would have plenty of time.
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