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Peveril Castle

Ancient Ruins, Castles, Sights & Landmarks
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Address: Castleton, Peak District National Park S33 8WQ, England
Phone Number: 44 1433 620 613
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Worth the walk

It is a steep walk up to peveril castle, but the ruins at the top are well worth the visit, as is the fantastic view

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

It is a steep walk up to peveril castle, but the ruins at the top are well worth the visit, as is the fantastic view

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Located at Castleton -A625 Derbyshire Quite a steep walk up to the Castle, which is interesting but only a ruin, no wall walks or towers to climb. As Castles go this was fairly small. If your in the area its worth a visit if your interested in Castles.

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Buxton
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is well worth a look as there is something for everyone, whether you're working up an appetite or walking off lunch. It's not expensive, the views are fantastic, it's child safe (if it does take some climbing up to) and there's enough history to interest but not so much your interest is lost in reading.

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ruthin
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28 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Castle looked lovely on the top of the hill Pros: Part of English Heritage so we would have got in free Cons sadly closed midweek so avoid it mid winter and only go at Weekends We would love to go again as it looked impressive on the hilltop.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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60 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Stopped in here on a Christmas shopping visit to Castleton. Steepish climb up to the top but the views are so good, you can stop to enjoy them (and catch your breath). The long and varied history of the castle is well presented and the buildings are explained well. A large part of the keep remains and you can visit... More 

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Selby, England, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Only open a weekends in Winter. A steep climb. First time I visited a couple of years ago I was resting and panting and overtaken by a gentleman on crutches and a very pregnant lady, embarrassing. However I did make it to the top, this time as well. Look over the wall to see Cave Dale and the other way... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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31 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

English Heritage have ensured a slip resistant surface covers the path up to the castle - which is just as well, in view of the steep gradient. This visit is only for the able-bodied but, if you want to see the Lord's magnificent view of his town and the whole circle of mountains, this is the place to go. It... More 

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Santo Tomas
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Who cannot remember Wesley and Buttercup rolling down the hill calling each others name? Well the hill is right here and without knowing beforehand we knew it was the place. Begin the hike up Cave Dale and look to your left and there it is. The hike winds up through the vally and tops out near the Peveril Castle. You... More 

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Warrnambool
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110 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

I stopped at the last park bench on the VERY steep climb to the Castle wall .and sent Russ on to see what lay ahead. He reported back that there was another equally steep walk of about the same distance inside the walls to the keep, so he turned around too and came back. Hard to know how to score... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

A stiff walk up to the castle but beautiful views. Not a great deal to see within the grounds and building but an atmospheric place on a windy and dark day.

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