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Sandal Castle

Manygates Lane | Sandal, Wakefield WF2 7DS, England
+44 1924 249779
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Sandal Castle

I have visited Sandal Castle a few times, but last time I visited, I was a little bit disappointed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Will M
Interesting castle ruins

The last 3 reviews were about the cafe - but on a lovely New Years Day it was shut. There is little... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John B
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Colne, United Kingdom
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Manygates Lane | Sandal, Wakefield WF2 7DS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Sandal Castle a few times, but last time I visited, I was a little bit disappointed. This is because the keep was closed. I like standing at the top and looking out at Wakefield, but I was unable to do this. However,...More

Thank Will M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The last 3 reviews were about the cafe - but on a lovely New Years Day it was shut. There is little left of the castle but what there is I found interesting with good notice boards and free admission and parking. It's on top...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

Dropped on the cafe/visitor centre by accident, will be a regular visitor now. Friendly welcome, excellent food, lovely surroundings. Definitely be back to the cafe and to explore the castle ruins and the history of the place.

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Nothing is too much trouble for this family run business. Food is always excellent from roast dinners to cake. The ice cream is to die for. Coffee is fab. We’ve been a number of times already. The Hallowe’en display is FAB-U-LOUS. See you soon. Russ...More

Thank GufferWakefield
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent service staff are lovely food very good too. Love that they are dog friendly too beautiful setting with the view of the castle .

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This is a wonderful place to visit for free take in the beautiful views and visit a well know piece of our history . Unfortunately due to government cutbacks the visitor centre is closed but look up the history on the net it fascinating .Not...More

Thank Richard I
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Loved this walk to and around Sandal Castle.Great ruins and history to explore.A little tip is to park at Pugneys Country Park and then about half way round you can cut across to the castle just make sure you pay enough for parking as they...More

Thank ainsy30
Reviewed 2 October 2017

has this is only 10 mins from were I live it never disappoints me when I go for a walk after a long week the views from the castle are fantastic and is so relaxing its a shame it wasn't looked after for such a...More

Thank terryhawkins
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The high point of Wakefield overlooking the city and South Pennines now with a great cafe for coffee lunch and tea. We found this destination enhanced with friendly staff and tasty treats, savoury and sweet. We will be back very soon. Outside seats and inside.

1  Thank Newmillerdam
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Nice café, much larger and a much wider menu than I envisaged for an out of the way place. We arrived at 3.45 on a Sunday afternoon, they still had plenty of cakes, etc. We asked if they could do a couple of tuna sandwiches...More

1  Thank Virginiaslim100
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Angelina R
6 November 2016|
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Response from idownes | Property representative |
Admission is free, but the bridge leading to the central area is closed until repairs can be carried out. In the mean time there are still great views over the city.
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