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Fabulous views

Even though the castle is now in a very ruined state, it is still a very interesting place to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
187047PeterR
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Beautiful walks and views

Great place to begin a walk in either direction around the coast. Not a lot of castle left or much... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sueondartmoor
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Norfolk, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though the castle is now in a very ruined state, it is still a very interesting place to wander around. The views from here are delightful and the walks are highly recommended. Plenty of free parking

Thank 187047PeterR
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to begin a walk in either direction around the coast. Not a lot of castle left or much information on site so don't expect a 'castle' as such.

Thank Sueondartmoor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice little ruin in a very scenic part of the island, there lots of wild life around the site, and several different walks can be started from here. Definitely worth a look if your intrested in the history of the island, parking is free.

Thank Nick G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle comprises of an arch and some ruins; the arch is beautiful in the Jersey granite. There are spectacular views looking down the cliffs into the water and impressive views across to Guernsey and Sark. Nice for a quick exploration.

Thank missyirwing
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To call it a "Castle" may build hopes up too far. It was never designed to be lived in, (no water), only as a temporary stronghold against (Viking?), invaders. As a place to go however, whether for a picnic, as part of a cliff-walk, or...More

Thank chasdart
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Visited as part of a walk along the coast path. Really just a wall with a surviving arch and some foundations but a very atmospheric site and interesting to look around if passing.

Thank Stewart M
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Great archway into the site which speaks of former grandeur. Not much beyond that however. Base of a couple of towers. A pretty stunning coastal view. But not worth going out of your way for. We did stumble on the nearby WW2 towers which were...More

Thank Andrew-Leakey
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A very dilapidated castle which is now difficult to imagine what it was without the description board at the door. It main attraction is the stunning views overlooking Sark and Guernsey.

1  Thank PHE22
Reviewed 10 July 2017

saw the ruins, interest waned quite quickly but...four stars given for the views from up here, breath taking. worth a visit.

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 22 June 2017

An ancient castle on the NW corner of Jersey, with the glowering concrete bunkers of German engineering alongside. With views stretching out over the Channel what a place. The castle only had 3 walls, the cliffs were the 4th side, I loved it.

Thank Ken H
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