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Tonbridge Castle

89 High Street, Tonbridge TN9 1DR, England
+44 1732 770929
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Went with a friend yesterday hoping for a full day out as we usually have in most castles. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gillingham Kent
These are the remains of a Norman Castle

The Gatehouse and the Motte remain. The interior of the Gatehouse can be visited and has been... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
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89 High Street, Tonbridge TN9 1DR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a friend yesterday hoping for a full day out as we usually have in most castles. This place was around £9 to visit but unfortunately, half of the castle was gone and only a small amount was left to see which only took...More

Thank Rosiita
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The Gatehouse and the Motte remain. The interior of the Gatehouse can be visited and has been restored to show the history of the castle, including some set pieces. Audio tapes are available to guide you round the Gatehouse and the tapes also include a...More

Thank Frouboop
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Took my daughter for a tour around the castle, was given an ear piece and walked around Look out for the toilet scene 🤣 In December fireworks are set off from the highest point, these are amazing There’s always different evens going on in beautiful...More

Thank mandy a
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

......the walks around the castle, and boat trips on the river which runs by. The castle itself is mainly ruined but is well maintained, and an imposing presence right on the high street. You’ll have to pay to park - they are the normal town...More

1  Thank JPG815
Reviewed 16 October 2017

lot to do hire a boat take some food and drink explore the grounds for free nice open place large grounds

Thank lfccapturer1664
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We discovered that the gatehouse was all there was left of the castle - and they were asking £8.95 each to just view one upstairs room! So it had a few waxworks in it and an exhibition of 'Mediaeval Life'. Well - I learned all...More

2  Thank Graham U
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Tonbridge is a fairly ordinary sort of town. The shopping is dreadful, but the rest is ok. There isn’t a lot left of the castle but if you combine a visit with a trip to the nearby Sportsground on a nice day it’s very pleasant....More

Thank RichW60
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

This was one of our favorite quick stops. You rent headsets and Tour the facility at your own pace. There is some history to the place... my fave part was the statue of the knight on the latrine. Prob fair to say more geared towards...More

Thank Brawh78
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We visited Tonbridge Castle whilst passing though Tonbridge and having some time on our hands, the visit was not totally random as we had this on our to do list for some time. Approaching the impressive gatehouse, we initially parked in a free space reserved...More

1  Thank Stewart C
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had a look around the grounds and then enjoyed a wind band concert on the green. There are information boards to tell you more about the castle and the climb to the top of the keep is via a sloping path so accessible to...More

2  Thank sarahrichc
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20 April 2017|
Response from KentEnglandLife | Reviewed this property |
Hope this helps : Disabled access is limited, only the ground floor is accessible for disabled visitors, which does have a virtual tour facility of the whole gatehouse. All of the Castle Grounds have disabled access. Taken... More