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The cave tours are amazing

This is not a castle as they advertise and the fact they charge you to enter is awful. I say this... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
lizcp83
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
Interesting Cave Tour

This castle has a very varied and interesting history. The guide who showed us around the caves... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Michelle A
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Portsmouth, 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
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Nice views of city but inside castle not worth it. Didn’t do cave tours as more money. You can get in without buying a ticket if you just walk in

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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Staff were lovely but the £8 price tag for the 25 minutes we were there, I felt like I was ripped off. The customer before us asked how long it would take to walk round. He said 2 1/2 hours. It would only take this...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is not a castle as they advertise and the fact they charge you to enter is awful. I say this because the only decent part is the cave tour and they charge again for these. Our guide was amazing, his story telling skills were...More

Thank lizcp83
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We were visiting Nottingham and decided to have a walk up to the castle so pleased we did what a lovely place to visit ,you do have to pay an admission fee but it’s well worth it staff were very informative, the views from the...More

Thank soulsister61
Reviewed 19 June 2018

This castle has a very varied and interesting history. The guide who showed us around the caves was excellent. Please note that you need to be mobile for the cave tour. The views of Nottingham from the castle are an excellent photo opportunity. The cave...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I used to visit this place a lot with mum, but now you have to pay to go in and as much it is good for up keep of the place it makes it harder for low income families to visit. One free day some...More

Thank Ben Jake S
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

The usual admission fee is quite pricey, but I managed to make a visit during a BBC-sponsored day. There is a few sections in the art gallery, but the Robin Hood section is quite well done, that the inner child side of me found some...More

Thank KingL331
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

The castle was informative about the history of Nottingham. My favorite part was the amazing view of the city from the castle, it was breathtaking. Staff was super friendly, specially in the gift shop, the lady was very nice and took the time to help...More

Thank Yuraima W
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

One of the better areas of Nottingham the castle sits in a dominant position and makes for a great visit. Obviously the link to Robin Hood is exploited but there’s much more to see including the oldest pub in the Uk. Well worth taking time...More

Thank MalcH
Reviewed 14 June 2018

We have just been on the cave tour and it was very good. Our guide Mark was very informative and entertaining. Go before it's too late as the castle is closing for two years.

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NinjaNick50
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
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spuddler2017
10 October 2017|
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Response from Jaci H | Reviewed this property |
Not sure I didn't need it .
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ChelseaX123
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.
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