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Castle Gardens

Castle gardens is a hidden gem! Lots of history hidden away in the city centre. The motte and... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Ross H
via mobile
Still confused - and I've been there!

This one kept me guessing before I got there, and when I was there, and even now, having been... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
travelisbliss22
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28 Aug 2017
“Still confused - and I've been there!”
14 Aug 2017
“Castle Park”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Castle View, Leicester LE1 5WH, England
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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Castle gardens is a hidden gem! Lots of history hidden away in the city centre. The motte and bailey is pretty disappointing because it’s just a mound with some average views! However, you still get a feel for what Leicester was like during medieval and...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

This one kept me guessing before I got there, and when I was there, and even now, having been there. I had read somewhere that Leicester Castle was open last Sunday of every month, so had timed my visit accordingly. So! When I got there,...More

2  Thank travelisbliss22
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Visited the Castle Park for the first time, it is a decent size park with lots of nice flowers and lot of information about the Roman age and stuff like that.

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Reviewed 26 December 2016

didnt even know there is a castle in leicester, would be nice if prmoted better, good luck finding it

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Yes, turned out that it's closed off for renovation and adaption by De Montfort university so looking forward to that. However the stroll while looking for the castle was fantastic. The castle gardens are an attraction definitely. Beautiful gardens over the river Soar. Then I...More

3  Thank Amin A
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

About: Leicester Castle was built over the Roman town walls. The castle was probably built around 1070. The historic city of Leicester was founded by the Romans and has many things to see and do. Great place to be for history lovers. Leicester is one...More

3  Thank sultan c
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

Leicester Castle - Great Hall De Montfort University, according to the information sign, is adapting the access and parts of the interior for use by the University's business school. The historical rooms will remain both unaltered and accessible by the public. However, the Business School...More

2  Thank Derettens
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Reviewed 27 December 2015

..... Yes only the mound is left but still climb to the top and imagine 5 or 6 hundred years ago and the stone and the walls and the control of one of the few bridges in the city and the control of the river...More

3  Thank jmhowitt
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Reviewed 17 October 2015

Castle is a disappointment although it's possible to climb to the top of the motte where the original castle was situated. The castle gardens are very picturesque with lots of wildlife and green spaces.

Thank durham05
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

Some what disappointed when I realised it’s not a castle like Warwick Castle or Castle ruins like Weoley Castle. Though it was a Castle many centuries ago. This place is divided into 2 sides, Crown Court left hand side & Civil court right hand side....More

1  Thank sportybirmingham
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