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Interesting ruins

The ruins of Ludgershall Castle are under the guardianship of English Heritage - there is no... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Alan Y
Limassol, Cyprus
Interesting ruins

Surprisingly interesting ruins after living in this area for 15 years eventually got around to... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Tidworth, United Kingdom
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Castle Street, Ludgershall SP11 9QT, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A disappointingly small, almost nondescript ruin with little going for it. Calling it a castle is perhaps pushing it a bit as it was actually originally a small tower surrounded by a ditch with a chapel and a meeting hall. We drove for 45 minutes...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2018

Not much left to see but still a lovely spot for a picnic or and afternoon playing with the family. There are information boards which tell you about the history and it is easy to park close to it

Thank Tricia V
Reviewed 14 August 2018

The ruins of Ludgershall Castle are under the guardianship of English Heritage - there is no entrance charge. The site is fascinating and well worth a short visit. The English Heritage web site gives interesting information including a brief history. Some parking nearby. Also of...More

Thank Alan Y
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Surprisingly interesting ruins after living in this area for 15 years eventually got around to visiting. then took dog for several strolls around. very pleasant area quite and be perfect for children picnics in summer, plenty of slopes for them to run up and down!...More

1  Thank _diana_cuthbert
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

New to the local area, interesting ruins, could do with a little more detail plaques. Although shouldn't complain for free. Very quiet location and off the beaten track. Would work well if you are planning a nice walk route or a wander after s refreshment...More

1  Thank Kande11
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This little town contains a historical gem - Ludgershall castle. The town itself was of major importance until the 18th century, and the castle played its part. The castle today is just ruins, but they have been excavated kindly, and there are storyboards around the...More

1  Thank TheOldMacs
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Ludgershall Castle is set within two adjacent enclosures, surrounded by earthworks bands and ditches. A modern farm occupies the middle of the castle, but the original outline of the enclosures can still be seen. Throughout the castles history, many of its buildings were made from...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

I have visited this monument over many years. In fact I can remember when this site was an archeological dig! There is not anything there apart from the monument, a few houses, a manor house and a farm! However if you are interested in medical...More

Thank BlPAndover
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

It's a shame in many ways that there isn't more left of the castle as even with a good imagination it's difficult to picture it as it once was. On a nice day it is lovely to go and walk around. Fairly limited parking so...More

5  Thank KMR139
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed this walk with my little daughter and our puppy dog! It's an amazing place full of history and very tranquil place to be.

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