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Stokesay Castle

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Address: | Stokesay, Craven Arms, Ludlow SY7 9AH, England
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+44 1588 672544
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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Came here on a March morning. In a lovely country area with a little church next door that you can explore after 10am. The castle is a good attraction for English Heritage. There... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Came here on a March morning. In a lovely country area with a little church next door that you can explore after 10am. The castle is a good attraction for English Heritage. There weren't many people about which was great as the stairs would be a bit tight! The next error thought of fat tourists 700 years ago, did they?!... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I keep returning here. It is small - a manor house rather than a castle - but the locaton and setting are fine and it preserves so much of its mediaeval character.

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Thank Frank B
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

When we arrived, did not seem too big so did not expect to be there long. Got the audio aid from the shop and boy was it interesting and as a result stayed a few hours. Architecture was fascinating and well preserved. Really impressed with the Gatehouse. Make sure you pop into adjacent church, really interesting. Well worth a visit

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Thank Ray A
Croxton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What an amazing place. Well worth the entrance fee. The free audio tour is brilliant idea listening to the history of the castle.

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Thank Angelinaballerina67
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

It was late afternoon and we needed a snack. We'd heard the tea room was good so we popped in for a cup of tea and a piece of cake. We had the soup too! Very tasty! Coffee cake was excellent and it was service with a smile in the tiny server where you go to select your food. A... More 

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Thank Rose A
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing fortified building surrounded by a picturesque little church and rolling hills. Went on a sunny spring day and the flowers on the property were just starting to bloom. Views from the top are magnificent. The audio tour was full of interesting information. Make sure to stop in the gift shop for Mead Sampling.

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Thank stephsteph2003
Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrific looking in its setting. Great location for a film set. Lovely photos. However facilities are limited. It's interest is purely historical. Plenty of empty rooms and stumbly floors and stairs so be sure it will suit you. Very pleasant staff but small cafe. It just looks so great. Church is also historically interesting but drab.

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Thank Malcolm C
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

English Heritage's Stokesay Castle is an amazing building with such a long history and in a beautiful location. Well worth a visit to wonder at the history and craftsmanship.

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Thank Ian H
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the minute we arrived we were made to feel welcome. The staff were excellent, very professional, pleasant and exceedingly​ helpful. The castle itself is outstanding, very different from the usual, castle is rather a grand word for a fortified house. It is reasonably well preserved and so very interesting. Lots of places to peer and climb into. Wonderful for... More 

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Thank Ian P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stokesay castle is one of the finest fortified manor houses in england. Built in the 1280's, it was very interesting to see the medieval staircase, the gatehouse and lovely tiled floors. You will only need a couple of hours here as it pretty small but worth it and makes a lovely afternoon!

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