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Sunday am to fill

Love this place. Great exhibits and friendly healthy staff. Lovely cafe too. Used to visit the... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Closedown for refurbishment

Please check before you visit as the castle has closed for a few years for a major refurbishment... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham Castle is Currently closed for a £30m Heritage Lottery Fund transformation, the site comprises a magnificent 17th-century ducal mansion built on the site of the medieval castle; now a museum and art gallery with impressive sandstone caves...more
Lenton Road, Nottingham NG1 6EL, England
+44 115 876 1400
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Love this place. Great exhibits and friendly healthy staff. Lovely cafe too. Used to visit the castle regularly when I was a child too. Only shame it does not look like a proper medeavil castle but more like a stately home. It should have been...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank mumbread
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately the castle and museum was closed for refurbishment until at least the year 2020 so don't bother to visit also the surrounding area was neglected and untidy and needed a good sweep and tidy up should be nice when it reopens but avoid at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Please check before you visit as the castle has closed for a few years for a major refurbishment. This includes landscaping the gardens and a new visitor centre.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Roy581
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed my visit but was taken ill in the Castle grounds. A lovely man asked me if I was ok, then as I passed out he put me gently on the ground unconscious in the recovery position. Even though he was with family, he...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Not been for a few years, but attended today mainly due to its free and closing for a re-furb for 2 years. Plenty going on and very busy, the views across Nottingham because of the good weather were splendid. Lots to see inside and I...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We visited in the final week before the castle closes for its overdue revamp. Thankfully it was free and the weather, the gardens and the view from the top were worth the effort. But inside was cramped, old fashioned, confusing, irrelevant and not a bit...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Floridge
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

If you ever get a chance then do take a tour of the caves under the Castle. Although the castle and museum are due for an extended period of closure during renovation, there may well be tours of Mortimer Hole and the associated caves and...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mike F
Reviewed 29 June 2018

As this castle is in my home city I don't visit very often, but I went yesterday as it was free entrance this week due to the castle closing for transformation work until 2020. When it reopens it will be completely different with for one...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Linbylynn
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

I saw on social media that the Castle is due to close for a revamp and took the opportunity to visit it and it's Cave tour. The Cave tour was educational and informative and we loved dangling around taking photos. A big thank you to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

I’m proud to say I live in Nottingham. This castle is medieval and in the heart of the city centre. Easy to get around. Warm, friendly staff, very disabled friendly, exciting for visitors and families especially when events take place. I have been over a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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13 March 2018|
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Response from DeniseL3209 | Reviewed this property |
The entrance fee is payable at the gate so you can’t enter the grounds without paying
10 October 2017|
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Response from Jaci H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I didn't need it .
3 October 2017|
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Response from mariasophia25 | Reviewed this property |
hi sorry only seeing question now. yes it only takes an hour for the tour so you would have plenty of time.