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“Great cave tour”

Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery
Ranked #23 of 92 things to do in Nottingham
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Owner description: 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 beneath.
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Came to the castle today whilst children at school. Went on the cave tour led by Mark. Small group which was great. Mark gave us lots of interesting information, was engaging and humorous. Brilliant to see some of Nottinghams vast network of caves and hear some of the Gruesome history behind them. Only downside is that the tours are ending as the castle is closing shortly. We won't be able to bring the children. Thanks for a great tour Mark.

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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Lots to see and learn here. History buff or not it's a great venue, hence why the annual October beer festival is also hostedhere.

Lovely setting with great veins over the city. Not like your regular 'castle', great to be included with anyway out in Nottingham.

Thank SYclist
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Centrally located this castle is worth a visit. But do t expect and actual castle. The walls are there and a rather lovely house in the gorgeous grounds. It’s nice wandering around the outside perimeter looking up with a cold pint in your hands from the Trip to Jerusalem pub and thinking of maid Marian back in the day.

Thank 42mark42
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

Let me state first up that I am not from Nottingham...but I do love this city. For me it has everything one would desire from a place one inhabits or even visits and this great museum is one of its gem. The rightly laud their own and when I visited there was an exhibition on the work of Paul Smith. Also the wonderful military museum dedicated to the Robin Hood Rifles is also worth seeing. If you don't enjoy museums then the views from the Castle grounds are well worth the visit alone. The views on offer are wonderful with instruction boards detailing all the significant sites before your gaze. There is also the poignant statue commemorating another great son of Nottingham, Albert Ball, in these grounds and is worth sitting on the adjacent benches and quietly reflect on this young man's heroic sacrifice. All of this in or within the grounds of this magnificent Ducal Palace(not a castle!) which provides such an elegant skyline backdrop to this wonderful city. Go on, try it...I'm sure you won't be disappointed.

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Reviewed 21 May 2018

We have visited many castles during our UK holiday This one is different in that it is probably more of a history/art museum than a genuine castle. Staff at the ticket box weren't overly friendly. The activites and things to see inside the castle weren't too bad. Having to pay extra to do the caves inside the castle itself having already paid for the entrance fee was disappointing hence we didn't do those caves, chose the separate Nottingham city ones instead.

Thank 192kymt
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