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Castle Rising

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Lovely site

Fabulous views and cheap entry as was half price. The lady in the ticket office was friendly and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chatteris, United Kingdom
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Castle Rising is worth a visit anytime

My parents used to take my children to Castle Rising, plenty of space to run around safely it now... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jennifer J
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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The Castle 149 Short Tree A, King's Lynn PE31 6DB, England
+44 1553 631330
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fabulous views and cheap entry as was half price. The lady in the ticket office was friendly and informative. We enjoy a wander around historical places, and this did not disappoint! Worth a visit!

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My parents used to take my children to Castle Rising, plenty of space to run around safely it now has the added bonus oft a shop telling you all about it, they still remember it fondly forty years on, Now I am taking my grandchildren...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Castle riding was an interesting place my girlfriend and I stumbled across on a Sunday afternoon on a frosty January day! It was half price entry due to repair and certain parts were shut but it was still very enjoyable and had many unexpected twists!...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location of the castle is well sign posted and only a short drive from kings Lynn. There is a good size car park and toilet facilities available. There is a ticket office located near to the entry of the castle with a offering of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the castle on a bright sunny freezing cold windy January morning - the sunshine showed the castle off splendidly - such a treat to be able to go inside and look around and re imagine how it was all those years ago. We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Karen R
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Visited twice. Drinks expensive( £10.05) for a pint and a glass of vino. How to keep the locals away!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michael G
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

It was a beautiful day when we visited this castle. It's an unusual little castle but nevertheless the views from the earthern walls that surround the keep are outstanding...you can see the forests that hide Sandringham House.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Huw T
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

If you enjoy English history, you will love seeing this fabulous castle that dates from the 1100’s. What surprised me the most was the depth of the moat surrounding it. I’m not sure how an invader could get up a Hill that steep. Great views...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Misqueen
Reviewed 30 October 2018

It’s just ten minutes away from us and an exceptional building. Used to stop here bringing two small daughters for holiday from Sheffield, even if it was not open, the loos were handy. Now I’m bringing granddaughters and it’s still magical. If you’re coming from...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tyketyke
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

I'd definitely give yourself about 3 hours here. We went with my partner and two step children who are 8 & 5. They both loved it. We had a look around the gift shop which is reasonably priced for a site like this. It was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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3 May 2017|
Response from Michael G | Reviewed this property |
Why not?
3 May 2017|
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Response from Stardawntravel | Reviewed this property |
Yes dogs are allowed on site, just not inside the castle main structure.