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Address: Newport Road, Stafford ST16 1BP, England
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Dog walking at Stafford Castle

I use this venue often to walk my dog, it is dog friendly, water bowl and tap, and free parking. Lovely to see the seasons changing over the months. Good place to take children... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I use this venue often to walk my dog, it is dog friendly, water bowl and tap, and free parking. Lovely to see the seasons changing over the months. Good place to take children and the are is well supplied with information boards about the local wildlife and fauna and also. the history of the castle. Look out for the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stafford castle is a marvellous liece of the town's history.Excellent views from the castle,Free entry and right on a main bus route.

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Thank Simon D
London
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped off on a long journey and the castle provided a good break. It is a shame that the visitor centre was not open: I am sure that it would have added to our enjoyment (check the dates). There is a series of interpretation stations around the site but it was a bit too muddy to follow the trail... More 

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Thank ShaunH290
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a look you could really have good walk around and take picnic with you views across Stafford also in the summer they do a Shakespeare Play

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Thank Peter D
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being at the castle looking outwards is nice, the views are good. But the castle itself isn't much to look at. I'd recommend doing this briefly, don't plan for a day trip or anything. As with most castles, you'd be advised not to visit at all if you need wheelchair access as the ground is very uneven.

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UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great place to walk dogs - or just walk! The ground can be quite muddy if you go off track so sensible shoes or boots or essential. Walk to the top of the castle and the views are amazing! There is a car park and toilets available.

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Thank Barbados1999
Stafford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This not medieval! It is a Victorian mess. Do not bother to waste your time visiting. Most of it was knocked down in the 1960s because it was unsafe.

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Thank Bill186377
Cheshire West
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Easy to find and well signposted from the town, a worthwhile destination if you are in the west Midlands. A historical monument, fairly much in ruins but enough left to take some great photos. A view in all directions on a clear day is worth the hike up the hill. Good information on boards all around the site trails and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

If you expect long history lesson this place is not excacly what you are looking for. Not much is left after castle and information on the boards around do not have full picture of the place. Still worth to visit. Make sure to take good walking boots as it is slippery over there

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Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Have been here so many times, not for the castle, which is not that old, the mound on which it stands is. The views from the castle are stunning, and worth the walk. Every effort by Stafford County Council have been made, with paths and picnic tables. On a sunny day it is worth a visit.

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