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Stokesay Castle

| Stokesay, Craven Arms, Ludlow SY7 9AH, England
+44 1588 672544
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Picturesque and different

Quaint fortified manor (rather than a castle) off the beaten track this was well worth a couple of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Abi G
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Luton, United Kingdom
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Extremely photogenic

The castle is an impressive 13th century fortified manor house accessed through a beautiful 17th... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
PeteWLaw
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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
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“english heritage” (113 reviews)
“audio guide” (140 reviews)
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| Stokesay, Craven Arms, Ludlow SY7 9AH, England
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+44 1588 672544
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"fortified manor house"
in 122 reviews
"english heritage"
in 113 reviews
"audio guide"
in 140 reviews
"next door"
in 48 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 94 reviews
"tea room"
in 49 reviews
"craven arms"
in 22 reviews
"small site"
in 10 reviews
"adjacent church"
in 10 reviews
"car park"
in 46 reviews
"main hall"
in 9 reviews
"mobility problems"
in 9 reviews
"little gem"
in 24 reviews
"small cafe"
in 10 reviews
"civil war"
in 14 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 26 reviews
"cake"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quaint fortified manor (rather than a castle) off the beaten track this was well worth a couple of hours to visit. Sadly some was clad in scaffolding but it didn't matter too much. Very interesting and good audio guide. Beautiful views over the countryside and...More

Thank Abi G
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The castle is an impressive 13th century fortified manor house accessed through a beautiful 17th century gatehouse. Make sure you climb to the top of the South Tower for views of the courtyard and gatehouse. Rather expensive if you aren't a member of English Heritage...More

Thank PeteWLaw
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We really were impressed by the condition of this very old fortified Manor House and we also enjoyed a lovely sunny walk around the dry moat. The system used for the guided commentary was clear, easy to use and very informative. The new tearoom serves...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was quite surprised that parking was £1 and entrance fee was £8.30 (non-gift aid) or £9.20 (extra fee to give as a gift) for an adult. Visiting multiple castles,the entrance fees could add up to a lot so we opted to walk around the grounds....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a quick visit and did not feel the price was justified for what was there. The church was a lot more interesting.

Thank Wendy E
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is well worth a visit because it looks like a building that forms the background to a fairy tale. There is a castle tower with later additions spanning hundreds of years. The castle is well presented with a few flower beds and nice countryside....More

Thank Catherine H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

4 of us walked to Stokesay Castle from the Hidden Centre. Well worth using the audio guide which gave lots of fascinating information. The café is also well worth a visit.

Thank Cymraes55
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is well worth a visit. We parked right next to it in a large car park where there is also a very nice cafe to start the day with a coffee. Across the road you walk alongside the old church and in to...More

Thank Carol T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely castle lots to see enjoyed every minute as sun was shining and we could tour the grounds as well . Not to be missed

Thank K9
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a beautiful old fortified manor house in a fantastic rural setting. nice cafe next door. run by English Heritage.

Thank Biagio14
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Angela G
29 December 2017|
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Response from travelbob31 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Angela according to its website it is open on New Year's Day.
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RedbedlingtonUk
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Response from Halfhighlander | Reviewed this property |
The fireplace in the Solar and the Solar room itself was refashioned in the 17th Century.. as were many of the other rooms in the castle. The Gate House is also 17th Century. [citing information from the English Heritage... More
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Response from Halfhighlander | Reviewed this property |
"Allowed in grounds on lead only. Assistance dogs welcome throughout the site. Dogs not allowed inside castle buildings." (English Heritage website)
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