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Brougham Castle

Moor Lane, Brougham CA10 2AA, England
+44 1768 862488
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Interesting but doesn't take long to see it all

We were stopping in Pooley Bridge and googled what to do nearby. We are members of English Heritage... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
via mobile
Well managed castle remains in a lovely location

The castle is at one end of a 100 mile walk to Skipton Castle following Lady Anne Clifford's Way... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Moor Lane, Brougham CA10 2AA, England
+44 1768 862488
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were stopping in Pooley Bridge and googled what to do nearby. We are members of English Heritage so it is in with annual membership, not sure how much it is to get in. The lady at the front desk was friendly and informative. There...More

Thank daytripper012
Reviewed 4 days ago

The castle is at one end of a 100 mile walk to Skipton Castle following Lady Anne Clifford's Way. Brougham was her base in what is now Cumbria. The castle is a short drive, well signposted from the A66 near Penrith. however, when we got...More

Thank LightAleCavalier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Brougham Castle and were pleased with the stop there. While it is a ruin, the castle has been developed into a history tourism site with a shop, staff, and an audio tour. This self-paced tour is included with your admission price and...More

Thank kilr0ywashere
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely castle is beautifully situated in a field of sheep, next to a lovely river. We happened to be the only visitors when we arrived, so we had the place to ourselves, in a light rain, and it felt wonderful. To be able to...More

Thank jrdek
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really pleased we ended up stopping on the way back from Scotland, I was surprised how nice the place was and that you could climb to the top with amazing views (scary if scared of heights!). It's quite expensive but if you're passing I'd say...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fits the visitors of the day and a very friendly reception to this castle with plenty to walk around. Dogs welcome as most heritage sites are

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Opens at 10am, parking in a quiet lay-by across the road, lovely shop/cafe/museum, inexpensive admission, helpful & knowledgable lady guide. Castle is very good, one can climb 70 stairs to the top & the view is incredible. Amazing history explained on a number of boards....More

Thank 752euanh
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband visited this castle whilst we were staying nearby in centre parcs. As soon as we walked in we were greeted by a lovely lady on the till and paid the very reasonable £4.50 per person to enter. The castle itself is...More

Thank Saraji83
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Path to the castle required us to walk past some inquisitive sheep which didn't suit our dog. Through a long gateway into a courtyard with a large keep beside you. There were several display boards explaining the different phases of building both to the keep...More

Thank pad4535
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Located in the border country not far from Penrith Brougham was originally built in the early 13th century to defend against Scottish raids and the splendid Keep tower remains largely intact despite the fact that the castle was so damaged in the late 14th century...More

Thank c_brown637
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