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Peveril Castle

Castleton | Derbyshire (Not Sheffield), Sheffield S33 8WQ, England
44 1433 620 613
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Ranked #42 of 124 Attractions in Sheffield
Type: Castles, Ancient Ruins
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English first
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

It was an interesting visit, lovely views over Castleton, with local history boards. But quite expensive really for a 20 min visit.

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Retford
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8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I visited here when I was younger and had good memories so my husband and I decided to take our 3 year old son. It is quite a strenuous climb to the top if you have dodgy knees like myself but the views are beautiful. We had a lot of fun rolling down the hill at the top and our... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Peveril Castle was beautiful, mostly for the wonderful views from the top. You walk up a moderately steep incline (which is plainly visible from the bottom of the hill in Castleton). Once you get to the top, you enter the walls, which are not in good condition, and can continue into the Keep. It is a single building, with two... More

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Sheffield
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The place is a very small Keep. We went when they were having a Medieval Knights day and it was a beautiful sunny day. There were some activities for children with the staff in costumes making it fun for them. It is a steep walk up and a lovely view when you get there. I am happy I saw it... More

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Mansfield
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This is an English Heritage site, Well equipped and developed. It is a small castle with a single keep and the remnants of a curtain wall, it was primarily a hunting lodge, When we visited there were over a dozen actors playing knights etc. Ideal for young kids. (they are not always there). For a family of 4 this is... More

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Yorkshire
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82 reviews 82 reviews
46 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My family from the US wanted to visit the Peak District so we brought them here it was a lovely day so was really hot and we had a lot of stairs to climb to get up to the castle but one up there the view was amazing was nice just to sit and look over Castleton

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Senior Reviewer
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3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Great attraction and at a fair price and a great view if you get to the top However it is VERY far up and there is alot of walking up very steep inclines which isnt advised to you at the start

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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65 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Once you have entered the National Trust hut it is a steep climb to the ruin but the views are fantastic. Not much left of the castle but you can see for miles on a clear day. The steps and slope a very steep and it is quite a puff getting up there. There are seats on the way up... More

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Abbots Langley, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

Peveril Castle is located in Castleton in The Peak District and not Sheffield as indicated. A visit is a must if visting Castleton or the surrounding area. The view over Castleton from the castle and grounds is amazing, if you like views of the English countryside. The castle is up a steep hill up a considerable number of steps but... More

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wales
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Once we got our breath back from the very steep climb, the views were stunning and worth the climb. Not much left of the castle so thought the price to get in was as steep as the climb (£4.60 each) Some free tasters of wine and mead helped make it better! Thankfully, the multitude of school kids moved on by... More

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