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Scarborough Castle

Castle Road, Scarborough YO11 1HY, England
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Ranked #7 of 30 attractions in Scarborough
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles
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derby
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Nice views and a nice area to walk round. Probably would have got more out of it if we could have spent time going over its history but with two young children that's not likely! To park anywhere near the castle you need a parking disc. These are free from any local shop and allow you to park for free... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Steep climb to the castle and only accessible by car to the bottom of a big hill so the disabled may struggle Also try and get a local parking disc permit from one of the local shops as the area that you need to park in is parking permits only ,so the blue badge won't do .the castle itself is... More

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

This place is fantastic. The views over the north and south bays are stunnng and the ruins, and they are ruins as they are nearing a thousand years old, are fascinating. The free audio tour is very effective, but this is also where the attraction loses a star. There are signs dotted around that show you which piece of audio... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Well worth a visit, on a sunny day take a picnic and make a day off it. Great views and well maintained and safe

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Musselburgh, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We recently had a family weekend in Scarborough. The castle is visible from everywhere but we got a pleasant surprise when we took the trouble to walk up the hill to it. The people working in the castle shop and cafe were very nice and welcoming. The castle was actually set in a large area and our boys had fun... More

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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35 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

set off too a wet showery start, it passed, visit the many places of interest the castle , the sea life centre, take an open top bus and a trip round the piers, sit on the beach or visit the golden ball after a lengthy walk reasonable prices in a quaint old pub, and Richard 111 lovely historic pub and... More

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norwich
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Well worth a trip up the hill away from crowds, great castle, fantastic views, audio tour if reqired, Roman beacon site as well. Great place for a picnic, relax and enjoy the marvelous views over the Scarorough bays. Cafe if required and excellent toilet facilities.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

My mum and i went to see the castle on the second day of our trip we walked up which knackered us as we are asthmatic but we were glad we went the views were gorgeous however it did leave us achy for the rest of our holiday

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lincoln
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6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

i love castles and ruins so decided to visit. it is up a small hill but well worth it for the views alone. it was very blustery when i visited but it didnt put me off. u can have an audio tour if u wish and refreshments are available. very interesting

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Blackburn, England, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Enjoyable day out on this part of Yorkshires beautiful coast. Scenic views, lovely weather, we were blessed.

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