We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Tattershall Castle

Tattershall, Lincoln LN4 4LR, England
01526 342543
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #7 of 37 Attractions in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles
Description: 15th-century tower
Write a Review

190 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    90
    78
    19
    1
    2
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Hornsea, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Passed this castle many times in the past thinkink: ' I must stop one day and look round.' Did so on Bank Holiday Monday, well worth it as was the climb to the top, even with my game knees!

Was this review helpful? Yes
East Grinstead
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
30 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

More a large tower than a castle. Lot of steps to the top. Once on top great views of the surrounding countryside. If you are lucky even aircraft from nearby BBMF at Coningsby.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rugby, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
25 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 NEW via mobile

There isn't much in the way of furniture here, but the very helpful audio guides bring things to life, and the climb to the top is rewarded with the most wonderful panoramic views. A fascinating building, which had the added bonus of birds of prey being displayed and flown on the day we were there. The one downside is that... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

If you climb to the very top, up a spiral stone staircase you can see for miles in all directions. A tall tower of fine red brick. The audio guide really brings it to life, with tales of the past residents.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bungay, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
32 attraction reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 NEW

We last visited Tattershall Castle in 1996 so we remembered little about it. We were much fitter in those days but decided we'd climb to the top while we still can. It's a remarkable survival, all the more so for being brick-built. Look out for the superb vaulting of some of the passage ceilings. The free audio guide is entertaining... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ripon, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

What a wonderful castle and grounds to wander around. Made of medieval brick, the castle is a superb historic building to explore at your leisure. Make sure you go all the way to the top roof and take in the views of the surrounding area. On the way up, take note of some of the passageway ceilings as well as... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
17 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I have passed the castle many times on the way to the coast but never stopped. Decided to visit today as we had been to see the Canadian Lancaster at RAF Conningsby. As a NT member you get free admission and audio guide. It's worth getting the guide as it brings the castle to life. The rooms are sparse but... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Just myself and 5 year old daughter. We stayed hours. My daughter found it all fascinating. Bit expensive but OK for a one off.

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I took my two children here as something while we were staying near by. Car park was free to start off with. Saw the church next door first, and my boys were pretty fascinated with the fact that it was taken over by bats! Then went to the castle which was priced pretty reasonably for a family. The grounds are... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Lincoln, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
50 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Free car park very close, a fascinating church to call in on the way, and a redbrick castle built in 1434: an excellent place to visit. It's (usually) not crowded, there's plenty of green space, masses of history, and the castle itself is accessible and easy to find your way around (ie up!). There are 149 steps in a spiral... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed Tattershall Castle also viewed

 
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
 

Been to Tattershall Castle? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Tattershall Castle, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing