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Address: Wilton, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6AD, England
Phone Number: 01989 565759
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Castle, Coffee and Cake

Wonderful example of what can be done by a husband and wife on a mission. The gardens, the walls of this 12th Century castle, and the Elizabethan manor house built within the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Exeter, New Hampshire
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Exeter, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Wonderful example of what can be done by a husband and wife on a mission. The gardens, the walls of this 12th Century castle, and the Elizabethan manor house built within the castle walls all have been restored with knowing care. The workmanship is remarkable. Well worth a stop in Ross on Wye.

1 Thank Olson40
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The garden and setting here are beautiful. However the castle walls form part of the owners house and you are very aware that they are sitting in their garden whilst you try and look around. We were given a quick history and a leaflet by the owner and then left to explore. Stunning views but that's about it. We were... More 

Thank Amanda C
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We visited with friends from the USA, to show them the diverse attractions available locally. We were all absolutely amazed by the castle and grounds, and can only congratulate the owners on the work carried out over recent years. Well worth a visit, and we shall return with other friends in the future

Thank CymromewnLloygr
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This Castle and private home is well worth a visit if you are able as it is only open on certain days. The gardens are beautifully kept and the smell of the flowers hits you as you walk through the little gate. We were lucky, not only was the sun out so that some lovely photos could be taken, but... More 

Thank Tina1141
Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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202 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

A private garden only open for NGS and for two weeks by English Heritage, went with a gardening group was greeted by the owners who gave us a tour of the castle and gardens told of the castles history and even served us tea and cake. The castle needed a lot of work and the owners have done most of... More 

Thank roscwmbran
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148 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We visited on a sunny day in June and were given a warm welcome by the owner. Part castle and a home it has been lovingly restored over the past 15 years, with the help and advice of English Heritage. Stand in the courtyard and feel the history all around you! The garden is stunning and complements the stonework in... More 

Thank Ralph R
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The owners are doing their best to keep the place up - it was right on our doorstep at the Wilton Court hotel and had to see it on one of the few open days. lovely gardens, plenty of roses clinging to the bare walls - lovely setting close to the river Wye

1 Thank tedesco64
Torquay, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Don't miss this out on your itinerary when visiting Ross on Wye. It is the most magical garden of roses set amidst the red-walled twelfth century castle. There are any number of places to sit and enjoy the beautiful vistas and watch the numerous birds. Make sure you look for the young kestrels( an unprecedented number of five young!) and... More 

1 Thank Margaret C
Falmouth, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I went here during a trip to Devon. While I was hiking, I noticed a castle poking through the trees in the distance and when I found it I was amazed. Its like a little slice of heaven with fantastic gardens and the house built into the ruins of the castle. Awesome.

Thank Blackgate1
Lydbrook, England, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is the ruins of a former Marcher castle and Tudor manor house, as well as a private home. The day we went we were the only visitors, so it felt like we were privileged guests. We really enjoyed our potter round the castle and the lovely gardens, full of spring flowers, followed by an invitation to look over the... More 

1 Thank Carolyn S

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