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Wigmore Castle

Castle Mound | Wigmore, HR6 9UB, England
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Far From The Madding Crowd

Wigmore Castle is one of those unregarded little havens of tranquility away from the crowds that... read more

Reviewed yesterday
ESP2006
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West Midlands
At one with nature

Beautiful castle ruins with several information boards giving plenty of information. Short walk up... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Paul L
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“village hall” (5 reviews)
“ruins” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Castle Mound | Wigmore, HR6 9UB, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Wigmore Castle is one of those unregarded little havens of tranquility away from the crowds that seek out the more glamorous attractions. It is managed by the English Heritage but is. for all intents and purposes, open to the general public at any reasonable time...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Beautiful castle ruins with several information boards giving plenty of information. Short walk up from the village, not suitable for wheelchairs. Walking around the castle in the, deliberately left to nature woodland, gives a fantastic view of the castle through the trees. The views from...More

Thank Paul L
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

I was passing through the area and just had to visit the castle ruins! This is a free to enter English Heritage site and it's most certainly a hidden gem. Parking is very limited and you actually park in the village hall car park and...More

Thank Eccentric87
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

I was hesitant at visiting Wigmore, its free but there was just not much on here about it, i thought it won't be anything special then?. Firstly imagine a derelict castle, left to ruin with trees/plants and general foliage growing, designated and kept walkways in...More

2  Thank Benjamin D
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Reviewed 29 April 2017

Ruined castle , overgrown with trees , but with accessible paths. All around walks take about one hour. There are explanatory boards and interesting views. Good break on the journey.

Thank RGGB
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

We parked up, the Mrs decided to stay in the car so I took our 3 and 7 year olds on a mission to find the castle - I had no recollection of ever having been before (but maybe I had, who knows?). Anyway, it...More

Thank Anthony H
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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

After a long walk in a picturesque countryside, you come across the ruins of this castle. Amazing! When you get right to the top you can see for miles. Whilst at the very top we saw dark clouds rolling in, carrying rain with it. Stunning....More

Thank Lesley W
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Reviewed 16 September 2016

I visited the castle in Sept 2016 as I had wanted to do for quite some time. My friend had a 'gammy knee' I had a 'gammy hip' but were determined to do it! It wasn't so bad. We could not manage the very lest...More

Thank Marion C
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

all ruins and over grown to encourage the wild flowers, very pretty and interesting, great views and nice place to take pictures,

Thank Catherine F
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

I first came across Wigmore Castle on a BBC news report when it was put up for sale earlier in the year. Its managed by English heritage, so you know its looked after, and maintained in a ruined stage - but stabilised. We parked by...More

Thank 923Dan
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