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Conisbrough Castle

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Imposing castle with great views

This is a very imposing castle with fantastic views from the top of the keep. The keep itself is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
andrewpeterbaker7
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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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 14 September 2018
DinagGO
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Ilkeston, United Kingdom
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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 1 week ago via mobile

We were fortunate to find a school visit taking place, and so instead of been closed for the winter programme, we were able to wander around this lovely castle at ease. The staff were so friendly and helpful. They even recommended the local cafe Chimes,?which...More

Thank HCornell
Reviewed 1 week ago

Never had much schooling growing up on the streets of Amsterdam. Hustling a living looking after my narcoleptic parents and my albino kid brother. As a grown man I love to visit old buildings and drink in the history and savour the emotive atmosphere. Catching...More

Thank kevbutnobacon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very imposing castle with fantastic views from the top of the keep. The keep itself is unique in Britain due to its cylindrical design ringed with six great turret buttresses. There is a really informative introductory exhibition in the entrance shop which...More

Thank andrewpeterbaker7
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Coming from a country with no castles, I may be a bit biased as to how good this one is. The man at the shop was very knowledgable and friendly! Gave us loads of history on the castle and the church nearby! Not to mention...More

Thank riedefine
Reviewed 26 September 2018

This is quite an impressive castle to visit and its keep is still relatively intact. This gives the advantage of being able to climb up it and see some excellent panoramic views which must extend for miles as you can see Emley Moor transmitter. There...More

Thank Yorkterrier01
Reviewed 25 September 2018

If you are ever passing by Conisbrough,spare an hour to visit this piece of history,you certainly won't be disappointed. Very well kept and immaculate grounds all add up to a great morning out.

Thank freddiedoncaster
Reviewed 20 September 2018

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 14 September 2018 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 9 September 2018 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 8 September 2018

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

Thank Ian M
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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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