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Brougham Castle

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Quiet, quaint place to visit.

Lovely scenery by a river. Well kept grounds. Interesting castle. Free on road car parking and good... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Angie H
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read the history on your way around the castle 2 kings have stayed here not telling who. climb the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephen C
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Moor Lane, Brougham CA10 2AA, England
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All reviews spiral staircase english heritage worth a visit interesting ruins gift shop information boards picturesque location the guidebook museum area ticket office small shop fun visit information points received a warm welcome guide book worth the climb dogs are allowed
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely scenery by a river. Well kept grounds. Interesting castle. Free on road car parking and good coffee prices.

Thank Angie H
Reviewed 1 week ago

read the history on your way around the castle 2 kings have stayed here not telling who. climb the tricky steps to the near top and hey presto brill pics if the weather is good. The shop is small but well stocked we bought 3...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The guide on reception was very welcoming and friendly and was very knowledgeable about the history of the castle. Well worth a visit if you are an EH member. Quite expensive for a one off visit if you are not.

Thank taffUk
Reviewed 8 September 2018

Passed the castle a few times whilst visiting Centre Parcs and always wanted to stop off and visit. Its not a huge site but its great for a short visit. The lady at the reception is so friendly and full of interesting knowledgeable information and...More

Thank 6PARADISE
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

I'm a big fan of English Heritage; fabulous historic sites that are usually dog friendly. Brougham Castle is a great example, a wonderful castle (although sadly in ruins), well tended with knowledgeable and friendly staff, doggy water stations with free treats, and a good shop....More

Thank Samsara D
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Friendliest Steward working in the shop who was vibrant and passionate about her role and English Heritage in general. Best welcome so far, not we have had any poor experiences, but the great ones always stand out. Lovely walk around the grounds of the castle...More

Thank Bobby S
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

It's in a very picturesque location right next to a river and the castle was very interesting. There's also loads of 150/200 year old graffiti. The Roman tombstones are also very intriguing. We spent a fun hour here learning about the history of the castle....More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

We visited here with our two children and enjoyed a potter round this fascinating ruin. Some parts are really very well preserved and there are some really interesting things to see, such as the Roman tombstone in the ceiling of one of the upper walkways....More

Thank leavethecatathome
Reviewed 16 August 2018

I visited with my Mum on a lovely sunny but breezy day. Brougham Castle (pronounced broom) has a very small museum, small shop and toilet facilities. I think you can get a coffee from a machine too. The lady behind the counter was very friendly...More

Thank LadyFlavia
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Plenty to explore at this castle. Well worth a visit. Not far to walk from the road. Lots of information about the history. Great views from the top.

Thank 44GLo
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As I'm a member of English Heritage I don't pay however I believe that the entry fees are quite reasonable and, if your a UK resident or likely to visit a number of Monuments/properties then a membership is very good value... More
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