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Tattershall Castle

Tattershall, Lincoln LN4 4LR, England
01526 342543
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Ranked #8 of 37 Attractions in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles
Description: 15th-century tower
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
25 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

The castle is well preserved and provides a window into life in a bygone age. Great views from the roof. Lovely staff in the old guardhouse.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

It HAS to be seen, no doubt about it and it is an old building with great importance but.............it's a bit dull. Each level is just one big open room with brick walls and small anterooms coming off of it. From the roof at least you get a view of the old gravel pit and views toward distant hills. It... More

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

On arriving at Tattershall we were greeted by a friendly member of staff who gave us our audio guides and told us what to do next! We found the audio guides to be very informative and we loved exploring the battlements and rooms with great views over the Lincolnshire countryside! Only downside to the visit was that there was nowhere... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Great to be able to climb to the battlements (even with arthritic knees) and view the surrounding countryside and RAF runways. Great for children. Gives a good impression of what life would have been like.

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Nottingham England
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89 reviews 89 reviews
13 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We have driven past many times but finally made a proper visit. Historically interesting building with nice grounds. Not a great deal to see on the inside although the audio guide was very informative and well worth using. Great views of the Lincolnshire countryside. Various outbuildings that are home to a bat population.

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Hornsea, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

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!

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East Grinstead
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72 reviews 72 reviews
33 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

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.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
25 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 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

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

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.

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Bungay, United Kingdom
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32 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

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

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