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Scarborough Castle

Castle Road, Scarborough YO11 1HY, England
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Ranked #6 of 34 Attractions in Scarborough
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles
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Derby, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Nice walk up to the top, and worth it to take in great views over Scarborough. The caste although been partly destroyed was worth looking at

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Shropshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

We visited during a short stay locally. We like castles and were keen to wander across town to have a look, staff didn't pounce on us but recommended the tour which had just started, we caught up with Elliot, who was very informative about the history of the castle and happy to receive questions, he also practised his well run... More

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

My family and I ventured up to the castle to have a quick look around. Sadly, the staff member who was standing outside completely put me off! His first words as he pounced on me and my family were "since as you have so many kids you'd be better off signing up for the membership for just £86 for the... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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68 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Great views and an excellent sense of how long this site has been used by humans. The information on the site could be provided in more detail to improve the experience.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Nice place, lots of history but would definitely recommend the tour to get the most out of your visit. Tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly.

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Manningtree
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16 reviews 16 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Had a great time in the Scarborough Castle. Not expensive to go in to can park outside so long as you have a parking card available at the reception of the castle. Also pick up the free audio cassette which is great fun and very informative. Well worth the money.

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London
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55 reviews 55 reviews
39 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

From the sea front it is quite a climb up Castle Road to the Castle, the Castle is so old some of the walls are crumbling, the Castle itself it only partly intact, the book you can purchase on the history of the Castle gives you all the facts from the Romans to the Vikings to the Normans, it was... More

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Thornton-Cleveleys
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed our morning exploring the ruins and the free audio guide was really informative. The ruins cover a vast headland between Scarborough's two bays and the coastal views are spectacular. Only one tower remains partially intact due to wartime bombing raids but there are still plenty of ruins to explore and large lawns for children to let off... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We travelled to Scarborough to see the castle and were not disappointed! The ruins are located on a promontory that offers stunning views of the Yorkshire coast, and obviously made it a prime spot for defense through the ages. The Romans had a lookout post here and it has been in use since that time. As a bonus we found... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great visit, dogs welcome for a change, good informative audio guide. Views are awsome, all in all a great day out

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