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Tattershall Castle

Address: Tattershall, Lincoln LN4 4LR, England
Phone Number: 01526 342543
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Ranked #7 of 25 Attractions in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: 15th-century tower
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Type: Castles, Sights & Landmarks
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: 15th-century tower

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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181 reviews 181 reviews
170 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Located in Lincolnshire. This red brick tower has a moat surrounding it and is very picturesque. Interesting for many reasons, but a little lacking in what I am interested in. But very good for a medieval tower stronghold. Sadly like all National trust properties it is not cheap to get in. visited 2010

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East Midlands
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This is an amazing tower in the middle of the fens, a fine example of an early brick-built castle originally owned by Ralph Cromwell and almost lost but for the intervention of the National Trust. Spiral staircases lead to several different levels and finally the roof, from which you can see for miles across the surrounding countryside.This National Trust property... More 

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7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

We had a lovely family visit. I don't know cost because we are members of "National Heritage". They hold events here through the year, I love the Christmas and Halloween events best. Check website. You can hire a headphone set that gives you the history as you walk around. You have a choice at which level of information you want... More 

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Grantham, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

we took our young grand daughter out for the day she's only one but she loved walking around the big rooms with large fireplaces which she could go in and the wooden floors made lovely noises. it was a frosty day and she liked the crunch of the grass. we had a lovely hot drink after in the gift shop... More 

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Louth, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Anyone interest in history the casle has connections with Oliver Cromwell, the rooms are well furnished

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121 reviews 121 reviews
23 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

You need an afternoon to visit this magnificent landmark, and learn the remarkable story of how it only survived demolition 100 years ago by the skin of its teeth. The excellent audio commentary device is essential. Climb the 150 steps and see Boston Slump and Lincoln Cathedral.

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Spilsby, England, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Visited Tattershall with the family last weekend for their Christmas Market. We loved shopping around for gifts and got to see the castle too. The staff and volunteers were very helpful and friendly and we ended up not just shopping with the many stallholders but buying lots of NT goodies in their lovely shop in the guardhouse too. Always a... More 

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Kesgrave, United Kingdom
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327 reviews 327 reviews
92 attraction reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Originally Built between 1440 and 1450 this brick built castle was in a total state of ruin by the 1900's in 1910 it was sold and the huge medieval fireplaces that were still intact were torn out by the new American owner and packaged up for shipping to the States. Lord Curzon of Kedleston stepped in at the eleventh hour... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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50 attraction reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Small by comparison with many NT places but it has an interesting history and is a well maintained property with gardens. Audio guides are available and a big assistance to learning about the castle. There is a small shop which sells sandwiches and drinks.

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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

National Trust come up trumps again, we called in on our way back from Lincoln and enjoyed a whistle-stop visit for an hour. We met the nutty professor in the cellar and he showed us some experiments and his Halloween collection of beasts and creepy crawlies. Great views from the room over Conningsby etc, shame we couldn't have stopped longer.

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