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Well preserved

This is a well preserved castle. Visited on a wet Sunday so few people about. 7 year old grandson... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nastame
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Castle visit.

Nice castle with an easy to follow informative route plan. Nice cafe with nice food. Nice shop with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
peterpeewee48
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Market Deeping, United Kingdom
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All reviews guide sheet yew tree self guided tour well worth a visit civil war gift shop re enactment free guide tea room interesting visit per adult couple of hours entrance fee information boards interesting history really enjoyed our visit town centre
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

You only see the a very small part of the castle as most is occupied by its owners Once you have seen it that's it nothing to back for.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lokiw204
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a well preserved castle. Visited on a wet Sunday so few people about. 7 year old grandson loved exploring the corridors. Gave a good impression of what it would have been like but it would have been nice to have had more interpretation...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Nastame
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice castle with an easy to follow informative route plan. Nice cafe with nice food. Nice shop with good price souvenirs.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank peterpeewee48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Strangley homely castle.You can really imagine people living there in a different age.The huge fireplaces are wierdly fascinating.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank sarah joanne C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the oldest intact castles in the country, this castle has beautiful views of the town and surroundings from all sides. Information about the family who lived here is in every room. A picture guide is given to visitors on arrival to help navigate...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank janew541
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gem is one of the most well-preserved castles in England. It has a long & illuminating history. It's a fascinating blend of intimate family home, combined with resilient military outpost. There's a large car park, the staff are impressively knowledgable and friendly, & you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MartinNeylon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great little castle. Fabulously preserved and lovingly looked after privately by the same family since the 1950's. Entrance fee is very good value for money considering that this is a superb, roofed Norman castle (with various later additions). The free information sheet aids...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HM654
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did not go in the castle, far to expensive, rip off . Not affordable considering what s on offer, only small castle, if they reduced the price to say £3.50'people would walk in it , We saw 5 different groups Walk Away !!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank david67892016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great intact castle to visit. Gives you an idea of what it was like many 100 of years ago. Interesting that the castle has lasted and is still standing after so long

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jenp649
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent a good couple of hours looking round. The maze of rooms was interesting and would be great for younger children. Worth a visit for a couple of hours.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John C
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Hiljane
15 July 2018|
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Response from AndreaDibley | Reviewed this property |
As far as I'm aware yes, but probably best to contact before going
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Pammyjo8
14 June 2018|
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Response from Lorri855 | Reviewed this property |
Not when I was there. Never heard of that happening
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27 April 2018|
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Response from CRTsTravels | Reviewed this property |
Here you go, Skipton Castle is open daily from 10am (Sunday from 11am) Last admission is at 5pm (October - March 4pm) Closed 23rd, 24th & 25th December Adults: £8.30 Children (5-17): £5.20 Children under 5: free Over 60s... More
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