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Ashby Castle

Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicester, England
+44 1530 413343
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You would not have to spend too long here, but a lovely little visit on a sunny day. The staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Norma A
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London, United Kingdom
great ruins

Yet another historical place of interest. If you like ruins, don't miss this castle. There is a... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2016
Titch-the-Witch
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Romanel, Switzerland
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Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicester, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You would not have to spend too long here, but a lovely little visit on a sunny day. The staff were so nice and professional and extremely helpful, so well done to them.

Thank Norma A
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Yet another historical place of interest. If you like ruins, don't miss this castle. There is a free audio guide available in the style of "horrible histories" which can add fun to the visit, provided you have a good knowledge of English (probably not suitable...More

Thank Titch-the-Witch
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The ruins of the castle at Ashby-de-la-Zouch, whilst seriously in ruins, have enough about them to give an insight into life before the ruin. The boards around the sight are informative without being boring, and the whole place is laid out wonderfully well.. Of course...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I've been here a few times but visited recently with friends who were visiting. They loved it! The kids had a great time and especially enjoyed the 'secret tunnel'. I wouldn't say it was worth a day trip for (unless you are particularly fond of...More

Thank Zouchg
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Despite living in Leicestershire for many years this was my first visit - and I will return in the future. There is plenty to see in terms of ruins in a good state of preservation, fantastic views from the top of the tower (ok there...More

Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Visited today with my 6 year old daughter as she is doing a homework project on castles. She enjoyed walking around, climbing up the tower steps and back twice! Through the underground tunnel and the audio tour. Great value for money and really interesting to...More

Thank ElG4
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Great example of castle ruins .staff friendly and very helpful . The horrible history style audio was excellent . Well worth a visit .

Thank wing47
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is the place to go on a sunny day, the ruins have dimly lit passageways to walk through and steps to climb up to the top - great for the kids. The open area begs you to have a picnic. The audio commentary might...More

Thank dump2016
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This fabulous ruin has played hosted various visits from my childhood to my adult years. This gorgeous architectural jewel can be found in the friendly town of Ashby De La Zouche in Leicestershire and hours can be spent in the grounds exploring. It took me...More

Thank Tryingtobeawriter
Reviewed 18 May 2016

My children go to school locally, so after dropping them off, I've taken the liberty to visit the castle many times, just to stroll through. If you're local or passing by, you should visit.

Thank Mukesh C
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robert j
do you still have re enactments there if so could I have dates
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