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Great couple of hours

Great place to visit really well preserved. Staff at the visitor centre were very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alistair R
Blackburn, United Kingdom
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Beautiful Ruin

Stunning ruin in extensive grounds, the keep is in very good condition with animated information at... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2018
Scunthorpe, 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit really well preserved. Staff at the visitor centre were very friendly and helpful. Not great for wheelchairs as no lifts and steps up to the keep.

1  Thank Alistair R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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.

1  Thank Rhodie1970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brilliant for the family to visit. There’s benches for a picnic and lots of information and fact boards around the castle. Great view from the top of the tower. Would visit again!

1  Thank emilybbb123
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

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

2  Thank EthAme46
Reviewed 27 May 2018

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

1  Thank B J
Reviewed 13 May 2018

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

2  Thank Julie D
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We have bright and memorable impressions about Conisborough Castle. An antic ruins and remarkable views...

1  Thank Leonov I
Reviewed 2 May 2018

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

2  Thank Rosey A
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8 July 2018|
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Response from Gavik123 | Property representative |
Yes - Its £3.99. Thanks.
18 May 2018|
Response from Gavik123 | Property representative |
Yes- plenty of parking at bottom of hill or for the less able we have some spaces outside the visitor centre.
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.