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Conisbrough Castle

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A lovely visit on a fine day

Staff are so helpful. We had a disabled friend with us who certainly couldn’t manage to climb the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DinagGO
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Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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A great domineering castle

Conisbrough Castle is a great castle. Not the biggest I've ever visited but stands it's ground as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul W
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This romantic castle with stunning views over Conisbrough, inspired Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe and still fires the imagination today. With floors and roof restored in the lofty circular keep you can fully appreciate the magnificence of the original...more
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| Castle Hill, Conisbrough, Doncaster DN12 3BU, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Yes this is a n acncient monument, sadly some have seen much better days and this is one of them now ticked off

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff are so helpful. We had a disabled friend with us who certainly couldn’t manage to climb the Keep. The staff helped her with an iPad that showed all the sights she missed 140 odd steps to climb and worth it. You will learn all...More

Thank DinagGO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Conisbrough Castle is a great castle. Not the biggest I've ever visited but stands it's ground as an imposing figure over the local countryside. It's been restored sympathetically and with good exhibits and projected information with brings the castle alive. Well worth a visit.

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Awesome Castle, with some fantastic views and lots of history. Lovely grounds English Heritage Satff very helpful & chatty

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great attraction, lovely old castle with some fantastic views and lots of history. Lovely grounds and if its a nice day take a picnic.

Thank Susanvc24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went with husband and 2 grandchildren. Must say a bit disappointed. Entry price is very reasonable £5 ish for hubby and me (O.A.P's), and free for under 5's. We paid at the gift shop and went in. There were no checks for the tickets and...More

Thank kathryn w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Conisbrough Castle is a bit out of the way unless you are visiting the Peak District (absolutely worth visiting the area). The trip is certainly worth making. The Castle is a mix of intact areas and ruins (explained very well in the guidebook- also worth...More

1  Thank jiedne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great day at the castle - so much history on show there and a nice setting by the keep for a little picnic before entering the tower itself and learning all about the rich history of the place! Makes you realise how lucky...More

1  Thank Warren A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a really knowledgeable guide, and the views of the surrounding country side are really very nice. It was a very enjoyable visit

1  Thank Joyce I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent and rare example of a Norman castle giving an insight how the aristocracy of the time lived. Well preserved and well worth a visit if in the area

2  Thank steve3pam
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milnealison6cows2018
8 July 2018|
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Response from Gavik123 | Property representative |
Yes - Its £3.99. Thanks.
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PHedar
18 May 2018|
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Yes- plenty of parking at bottom of hill or for the less able we have some spaces outside the visitor centre.
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riedefine
27 December 2017|
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Response from PaddyJCawkwell | Reviewed this property |
The wider grounds are free and open...but the complex has an entrance fee. Check the website.
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