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Came here as part of a walk from Rievaulx Abbey. The visitor centre/shop is by fdar the biggest I've seen in an English Heritage site and offered pretty much the full range of stuff (but still no pin badges). There is very little left standing...More
Travelling through Helmsley which in itself is a picturesque town with great appeal, I caught sight of an old tower. Set off on foot to find the ruins of Helmsley castle. English heritage site with nice gift shop and toilets. Once into the castle there...More
A visit to Helmsley isn’t a true visit if you don’t visit Helmsley Castle - a truly wonderful place, full of history and a great place for the kids to roam, climb, play games, dress up and have fun
We thoroughly enjoyed our time here...More
We didn't even know there was a castle in Helmsley when we stopped here en route to Whitby but I found it to be the most interesting piece of architecture in this quaint little town. We don't get too many ruins in the south east...More
A nice place to explore and take in the views as you walk the remains of the castle wall. Games are put out on the grass areas for the children to enjoy. Areas to sit and enjoy a picnic. The ruins are well maintained with...More
Whilst other attractions in the area may get more of the headlines, Helmsley Castle is a real beauty, tucked away in a delightful little town, the ruins are well worth visiting.
They have a great history, and the audio guide is both informative and easy...More