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Walmer Castle and Gardens

Kingsdown Road, Walmer CT14 7LJ, England
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Open the door to this charming Tudor castle by the sea. Explore eight acres of magnificent gardens, woodland, and sea views. Explore the castle with the new multimedia guide, and come and see the original Wellington Boots. Take time to relax in the tearoom too and enjoy the food using produce from the gardens.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Kingsdown Road, Walmer CT14 7LJ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My husband and I took the kids (age 16 and 17) to Walmer Castle on Sunday - lovely weather for a stroll around the grounds and gardens, and nice to get indoors into the shade when it got too warm. We are English Heritage members...More

Thank TraceyEdwards0405
Reviewed 2 days ago

What can i say but "excellent " Lovely Castle ,huge beautiful gardens great walks ,lovely scenery from top of the Castle lots of seating areas & lovely views of the sea & beach. So much to see & do. The weather was also good which...More

Thank Maureen J
Reviewed 3 days ago

English Heritage Site ...Nice place for a visit and a day out , note no internal photography is allowed which is a shame as the rooms are quite photogenic, free audio/interactive guide is available and recommended .... although Deal Castle, which is a mile or...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed this Castle and grounds. We did use the audio guides which helped so much with the history. Would recommend.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my two year old daughter here and it is absolutely stunning. The view from the top with the cannons out onto the sea is beautiful, winding around and through the wonderfully kept castle itself and finally out into the pristine and mesmerising gardens....More

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely day out here. The house is interesting and has a varied history. The gardens are beautiful and peaceful to walk around. My father has recently had surgery meaning he needs a wheelchair. We were very kindly offered the use of a...More

Thank StudentAli
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really good castle, get an audio guide and follow around. Some items missing when we visited as they had some function on the day before but didn't bother us. Lovely gardens to explore, Worth a visit!

Thank Jo G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here with my two children, my uncle and auntie. There is plenty to see.including the beautiful gardens.

Thank Kat H
Reviewed 1 week ago

if you´re visiting the area and have not much time, and you´ve got to choose, Deal castle? Walmer castle?. Walmer is the one no doubt. one of the best i´ve ever visited.

Thank luis d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walmer Castle is the best better than Deal Castle the interctive audio guide is great and everything is just amazing.

Thank Joseph T
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9 March 2017|
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Response from Souldover | Reviewed this property |
There is a direct train line from Dover to Walmer but it is about a 30 minute slow walk. The buses from the centre of town do not go to the castle itself but the Salisbury Road bus stop is about a 10 minute walk.
Amanda P
29 August 2016|
Response from D4BBC | Reviewed this property |
£10.10, but suggest you join English Heritage
23 June 2016|
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Response from Netgezien | Reviewed this property |
Nice venue, reasonable cafe good tourist shop.Although one assistant was too pushy. The visit to the actual castle good easily be done in 90 minutes - subject to your interest level of course.