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Goodrich Castle

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Address: Goodrich, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6HY, England
Phone Number: 01600 890538
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A great place for history lovers

There's plenty to see at the castle, especially with the audio guide to tell us about its history. Well worth a visit, especially if you've got English Heritage membership.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

There's plenty to see at the castle, especially with the audio guide to tell us about its history. Well worth a visit, especially if you've got English Heritage membership.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

The ruins are located in an idyllic setting. Parts are left untouched so the feeling is one of awe and authenticity.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Admittedly I visited this castle at the best possible time, in sunshine and as spring was emerging. There are so many views and ways of viewing the fabulous panorama. You get the feeling the architect for this castle was a true master with a keen eye for aesthetics. For children it's a real adventure with lots of staircases worthy of... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

we didn't dislike anything thought is was very pleasant, just need to take a packed lunch next time. Very interesting day out .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Lovely ruin with a cute cafe and shop. Dogs are welcome in the castle and there are plenty of places to explore. Highly recommended for couples, families and dog walkers.

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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

Saturday 11th April 2015. I took a family of keen historians here; 2 adults and boys of 11 and 13. All thoroughly enjoyed the hour we spent here. It's worth taking the free (as in part of admission charge) handset which leads you around the castle. The castle itself is quite compact and, although "ruined" is in decent enough repair... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Lovely location. Very interesting with lots to see. Ideal for people of all ages. Excellent for picnic in fine weather which it was when we visited! Also good cafe & shop. Fantastic views from castle. One of our favourite 'English Heritage' properties! Really worth a visit!

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Visited Goodrich Castle while staying in the area. We met friends there who travelled from Wales. Spent time wondering around the castle, grounds and having lunch in the cafe. I love history and we have visited many different castles and we all thought this one was brilliant. It was a lovely couple of hours spent leisurely walking around on a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Visited with family on a glorious sunny morning. Narrow roads to get to the castle so be careful if driving in. Parking is £1 all day and lots of space. Great to see that the castle is dog friendly however there are no bins near the castle so best bring a cork with you! Very friendly staff and reasonable price... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

What a brilliant castle, lots to explore and such an interesting castle. Some of the steps to towers are a bit steep and winding. So take care.It's English heritage so if your a member well worth a visit.

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