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Mock-Gothic castle sitting on the Windermere shores, with turrets, towers and informal grounds.Wray Castle came to us without its contents so you will not see a 'typical' National Trust house full of paintings, furniture and antiques with an...more
Low Wray, Ambleside LA22 0JA, England
+44 15394 33250
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Looking for a walk on a dull day, we headed for Wray Castle. We did not go in, but the walk along the lakeside was lovely. Beware, if you want to catch a boat back, it only runs in peak summer months. October is too...More

Thank andys286
Reviewed 2 days ago

Good and interesting castle, not as big as i was expecting though! Quite a short visit as it is on the smaller side for a “castle” but still great. Lovely ice cream from the castle cafe and lovely outdoor seating.

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We recently visited Wray Castle whilst on holiday in the Lake District. What a perfect delight! The staff, from receptionists to the shop manager, were all so very knowledgeable about the property, surpassed only by their enthusiasm and pride with what has been achieved in...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Fantastic looking castle inside and out. Surrounding grounds all well kept neat and tidy. We also had a walk down to the edge of Windermere which was really nice. Just in the woods to the left is a small stone out crop into the lake...More

Thank Dockymomo
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited with my wife daughter and grandchildren had a great time lots to see and do nice walks Castle while worth walking round all of us enjoyed the day.

Thank stephenkernsarahe
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Loved learning about the women of Wray castle - beautifully curated & well researched exhibition! The tapestry of everyone’s thoughts was a great idea to engage visitors and give everyone a voice! Keep up the good work

Thank Louise T
Reviewed 4 days ago

I would have been very upset had I paid an entry fee. Outside is nice but what little is inside is quite sad. They could do so much with this property. The saving grace was the 4mile walk to the ferry.

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wasn't going to bother visiting Wray Castle. Well, it's not a real castle, the weather was so wet, and, reading about it on national trust website I believed it to be of interest mainly for children. How WRONG. The wonderfully warm, informative welcome was superb!...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

A rather bizarre property in that it looks quite imposing on the outside but inside was a odd collection of exhibitions which didn't bear much relation, if any, to each other. My husband was rather bored there but the toddler had the best time. For...More

Thank Liana78
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were two grandparents and a 7-year-old visiting in pouring rain on an October Saturday. We did nothing outdoors! The castle is Victorian so has no "real" history. However, the NT has refurbished it and filled rooms with various things aimed at under-tens. These are...More

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9 July 2018|
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Response from welovefuerteventura | Reviewed this property |
Wray castle is fantastic for kids, lovely castle and nice walk down by the lake and nice play area too 👍
bill b
28 February 2018|
Response from harpersimon | Reviewed this property |
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24 February 2018|
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Response from MarkandJulieDavis | Reviewed this property |
Entrance and car parking both free fort trust members. Enjoy the visit.