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Address: off B6318, Greenhead, England
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Nice to pop in, it is free entry, on a walk along Hadrians wall area. There is very little left of the castle but some nice opportunities for photographers and interesting history.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jayne W
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice to pop in, it is free entry, on a walk along Hadrians wall area. There is very little left of the castle but some nice opportunities for photographers and interesting history.

Thank Jayne W
Louth, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Theres not much to see, just a few ruins situated next to a farm. If you're walking past then its ok for a browse around but its not worth a detour.

Thank ajpatt
Lymington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Basically a ruined and very small castle. Interesting as an adjunct to a Hadrians wall trip because you pass right by and it's made of stone self evidently taken from the wall. But as a separate attraction in its own right, it underwhelms. Do have a look if your passing as it's worth the 50m climb but don't bother if... More 

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Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Nice stop when walking the wall Ruin of a roman castle in fair condition no entrance fee Would have to walk a small way to get to it

Thank Cheryl M
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The impressive Thirlwall Castle ruins well worth a visit - and it was just on our doorstep as we stayed in the Holmhead camping barn below it!

Thank Pauline R
Cobham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

this a good castle ruin near Hadrians wall made from stone from it, come with information board to tell you bit about it.

Thank CharlesGraham79

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