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Ashby Castle

Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicester, England
+44 1530 413343
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Beautiful

Blessed with lovely weather made a day out to Ashby Castle all the more wonderful to enjoy a family... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Clairelouhurst
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Imposing Ruins

Get free English Heritage through my bank so often stop off at their sites when driving past. The... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
MalcH
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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Blessed with lovely weather made a day out to Ashby Castle all the more wonderful to enjoy a family picnic.

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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Get free English Heritage through my bank so often stop off at their sites when driving past. The castle ruins are quite imposing but the downside of this site is thats about it. Yes the history is interesting but to be honest there is not...More

Thank MalcH
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We are English heritage members so got in free, otherwise it is not worth the entrance fee. Nothing to see apart from half a shell of a building and what used to be a garden. No cafe on site, only parking outside for disabled visitors,...More

Thank DerbyshireFlyboy
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We are members of English Heritage so got in free to this castle. There was an event on at the time so it was very busy, but was interesting to see the re-enactments. Parking is very limited so we were in the nearest public car...More

Thank Fleur50
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Large area to explore and lots of towers to ascend giving great views. Highlight, especially for the kids, is the underground tunnel.

Thank Maxim123153
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We started the day intending to visit the Allthorp estate, unfortunately the place opened at 2pm, too long to Ang around so we searched for attractions & found Ashby castle & grounds. What a find glad we visited, lovely place & well worth a few...More

Thank Lox G
Reviewed 30 May 2017

There is plenty to see in terms of ruins in a good state of preservation, fantastic views from the top of the tower

Thank gilbertsalvo
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Take a picnic.. You are free to roam around the castle and grounds at your leisure. English Heritage also provide Audio Guides so you can find out a bit about the history of the place.

Thank harrisdk2016
Reviewed 15 May 2017

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

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