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Tonbridge Castle

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Address: 89 High Street, Tonbridge TN9 1DR, England
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+44 1732 358198

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Interesting historic castle.

Took our luncheon stop here on a mystery coach tour and spent a pleasant hour or so picnicking and wandering the grounds of this fascinating castle. The mound (motte) was covered... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Horsham, United Kingdom
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Took our luncheon stop here on a mystery coach tour and spent a pleasant hour or so picnicking and wandering the grounds of this fascinating castle. The mound (motte) was covered with thousands of daffodils in bloom. We didn't have time to take a gatehouse tour but that is something which is definitely 'on the list' for the future when... More 

Thank WMIM
Hastings, United Kingdom
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654 reviews
382 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely walk round here with the other half. Lots of stones, lots of history, well maintained. Worth an hour of your time.

Thank MrsBsTravels
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

perfect for walking and having a lovely a romantic picnic. perfect location and it's free to roam about!

Thank Foodlover7711993
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a short tour of the castle to remind me of my childhood when I used to go regularly. Nothing seems to have changed from 40 years ago. Well kept lawns and buildings. Dont think you need too long there but a walk around the park and river even in February was refreshing and memory provoking

Thank Phil S
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

what's not too like ? 1000 years old and steeped in amazing history. a walk round if you get time is recommended

Thank Cgvp
Berkshire, UK
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely time touring the castle at our own place, spent about an hour and a half easily wandering around with a tour phone so we could stop at each point and spend more time if we liked. The staff were extremely friendly and nothing was too much trouble. Will visit again! Its very reasonable at £8.50 per adult.

Thank stressymum13
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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742 reviews
296 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful castle next to the river in Tonbridge's main thoroughfare . Slowly but surely we walked the incline to the portal the sun shining brightly through it. The bailey is now a lawn and to the right as you enter the citadel is the motte. I marvelled at the man hours put in to achieve it. We claimed the snaking... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

This castle is right in the centre of town so easy to access and get around. Nice views from the top.

Thank praks12
Kent, England, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

When I came to Tonbridge castle the heavens opened up and it was a very wet day but I think I enjoyed my trip more as I got to walk around the castle and in the gatehouse without anybody else around.It was a great few hours to just look and enjoy the history and displays. Entry to the tower is... More 

Thank KentEnglandLife
Bromley, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Tonbridge castle is very attractive. Very well looked after from looking outside. The grounds are lovely and clean and tidy. Haven't actually been inside, but walking around is beautiful and quiet considering how close to the high street it is

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