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“Northern battlements” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Richmond Castle

Richmond Castle
Ranked #2 of 22 things to do in Richmond
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Durham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Northern battlements”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2012

Great castle remains with agood explanation of their function when it was fully occupied.

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36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Richmond Castle”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2012

It's a ruin and there is not much left to look at. You have to have a good imagination but the walk round the river is nice.

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Edinburgh
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39 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Beautiful Castle with a beautiful surrounding”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2012

We went there with our 6-year-old and 2-year-old children.
We decided not to take a buggy and carried our 2-year-old in a baby carrier, which was a good idea. There were some boards to tell children about the history of the castle. Well-maintained. The staffs are nice and friendly. The garden could be a bit better (only bushes)...
We had a good play with our 6-year-old, serving us like a medieval servant in the castle etc. It was a fun trip.
We are members of Historic Scotland, so we had free entry to English Heritage.

Visited February 2012
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Durham, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Great day out”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2012

Open spaces and great history. Perfect picnic spot

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Middlesbrough
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35 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Mighty castle overlooking the river”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2012

What a brilliant setting for these mighty walls. The views are wonderful and the ruins impressive and large. The keep holds sad reminders of the time when conscientious objectors to the Great War were confined in the castle. We visit often, the last time in December when we were offered mulled wine to keep out the cold! From the river below you can follow the famous drummer boy's walk arounr the river and also visit the nearby army museum

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