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Helmsley Castle

Helmsley Castle Castlegate, Helmsley YO62 5AB, England
+44 1439 770442
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The castle is a short walk from Helmsley square and you can park in the long stay car park behind... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jackie M
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
mr and mrs atkinson

a nice castle to visit really interesting history as regarding the civil war nice museum aswell I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bolton, United Kingdom
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Helmsley Castle Castlegate, Helmsley YO62 5AB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is a short walk from Helmsley square and you can park in the long stay car park behind the square. There's a short cut through and a visitor shop with a lot of interesting things to buy. We we surprised to find a...More

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a nice castle to visit really interesting history as regarding the civil war nice museum aswell I would recommend it to anyone

Thank andyacky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I guess this places appeal changes with seasons. Cold winter days are not the best times as the site is quite exposed. This is an English Heritage site with usual admission charges. Make sure you take advantage of the inclusive audio tour that joins up...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 8 December 2017

Well worth a visit as the castle is one of the better preserved castle's I've ever seen. So much history and things on display to learn about the history. The price was a little steep but I find English Heritage attractions to be quite expensive....More

Thank Godders_Only_Knows
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

I went for a walk round the castle and grounds . The castle is interesting , also Their is a building which is very intact . This holds a little information to the sites past life . Nice informative staff , the normal shop full...More

Thank gothicwax
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The Castle sits behind the market town and square so it's easy to grab a coffee in any one of the numerous refreshment establishments before walking over to the castle, English Heritage site so if you are a member like us it's FREE to get...More

Thank Ripoffreporter
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

This is a great site to visit Loads of history and a castle to explore Learn history then go to the shop and pick up a great souvenir before enjoying the town itself

Thank keithgendle
Reviewed 18 November 2017

The castle and the Elizabethan buildings look worth a 'climb over'. We were mid week and in winter although a nice day and it would have been nice to walk the grounds. The visitors center was open. Very knowledgeable staff member a credit to English...More

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

With so much to see, do, eat and explore in Helmsley a walk around this castle is a must. A lovely afternoon spent exploring the grounds. A great souvenir shop too!

Thank SuinLeeds
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We stopped here in Helmsley since it was an English Heritage site. It was an easy walk from the square in Helmsley where we had parked. Nice little shop in the entry and then you head out to the Castle by foot around the moat....More

Thank pasowine
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