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Worth a visit if you like old ruins

We were on holiday in Yorkshire and my son asked if we could visit a castle. He googled ones in the... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
chocolatechip100
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London, United Kingdom
An unusual legendary castle

I walked to the castle from Aisgill Moor Cottages following the old Roman Road last year. It was an... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
938fjg
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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17 Aug 2018
“Worth a visit if you like old ruins”
5 May 2018
“An unusual legendary castle”
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Pendragon House Mallerstang Dale, Outhgill, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The ruins are not as impressive as some of the Northumberland castles but the walks around the area, by the river and up in the hills is beautiful

Thank joyardley
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We were on holiday in Yorkshire and my son asked if we could visit a castle. He googled ones in the nearby area and this one came up. Its alleged connections with King Arthur were enough to get the rest of the family on board,...More

Thank chocolatechip100
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Pendragon castle is just 4 miles out of kirkby Stephen on the way to hawes its only a ruin but worth a visit I came to take a few photographs you can get pleasant views down the dale access via metal gate

Thank 32tonyn
Reviewed 17 July 2018

With many castles there's enough remaining to give the visitor an idea of what the place would have looked like in its hey day. Sadly Pendragon Castle doesn't do that, there's little left but the shell of the likely keep, but equally there's no information...More

1  Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Fascinating much altered medieval castle which appears to have artillery embrasures built later into the lower floor. Very mysterious and very puzzling structure, reconstructed c. 1661 and then demolished c. 1685. Privately owned and surrounded by sheep grazing. A spectacular ruin.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

The ruins are beautiful and the surrounding area is beautiful, but it's not something that I would suggest specifically going out of your way for! The location doesn't have much information on the ruins, so read up beforehand if you're interested.

Thank Calum G
Reviewed 5 May 2018

I walked to the castle from Aisgill Moor Cottages following the old Roman Road last year. It was an interesting sight, sat among the trees on its own motte and very peaceful. It is farmland so watch out for the usual deposits. While walking I...More

2  Thank 938fjg
Reviewed 4 July 2017

A lovely place to stop off or walk to - interesting ruins of an old Castle, beautifully adorned with heather. Really atmospheric and easily accessible from the road.

Thank lennybaker
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We parked in the little layby opposite and went up to this interesting ruin - WEAR WELLIES - sheep poop was literally everywhere and the castle reeked of it! But - it was a really interesting little find and the views were great. Where else...More

Thank DaisySorbet
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Worth a short stop if you are passing by. Lovely views of the surrounding area and castle remains are impressive.

Thank clarkeym68
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