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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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Living in South Yorkshire sometimes you are feeling fully blessed with all the castles and stately homes that we have in the area that you might miss out on visiting a real Gem as you are spoilt for choice. Conisborough Castle is one such place...More
A great place to visit. Castle restoration impressive, brought it back to life as good as. A lot of steps, so leave prams behind. A lot of history & knowledge. Really enjoyed. Take a picnic & "play" in the times.
English Heritage castle ruin situated on top of a hill overlooking Conisbrough. Car park is near the bottom of the hill so may be difficult to ascend for the less mobile. Information boards around the castle give the relevant facts. Towers to climb for the...More
Stunning ruin in extensive grounds, the keep is in very good condition with animated information at each level about who would use the rooms, the top is reachable and the views of the surrounding area was stunning. There is a small exhibition on the castle's...More
Currently an English Heritage property, Conisborough Castle was initially built in the 11th century by William de Warenne, the Earl of Surrey, after the Norman conquest of England in 1066.
The castle fell into ruin with part of its outer wall badly affected by subsidence...More
We went here as a stop off on our journey to Essex from York as a stop to break up the journey and it was well worth it.
We nearly missed the car park and then there were no signs so we weren't sure where...More
I first visited Conisbrough Castle with my class on a school visit. Since then, I was determined to return - I'm glad I did. The castle is well presented and there is plenty of information available - inside the museum and inside the castle. The...More