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Restormel Castle

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Address: Restormel Road, Lostwithiel PL22 0EE, England
Phone Number: 0370-333-1181
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Restormel Castle,loved it :)

Found this castle really peaceful and interesting,some good facts posted round the walls,although the castle is in ruins there is enough of it to be able to imagine what it was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
Martinaodette
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southampton
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English first
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The brochure was a bit misleading that this was a big site. It's actually quite small. It took us an hour of walking round very slowly and looking at everything. Kids loved it tho. You can walk up on the walls. Beautiful place for a picnic and has toilets. Wheelchair accessible on all the ground level. But pricey for how... More 

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southampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Found this castle really peaceful and interesting,some good facts posted round the walls,although the castle is in ruins there is enough of it to be able to imagine what it was once like. :)

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Wincanton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely welcome from the girl working in the gift shop. It was just over £10 for our visit as we had 2 under 5. I wouldn't really want to pay any more. The castle is lovely but just not big enough to keep you entertained for very long. We were there for half an hour only, although... More 

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Bridgwater, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The ruins of a castle maintained by English Heritage. For such an old castle, there is a good bit surviving. It doesn’t take long to explore the whole site which may disappoint some people but it is a great place to take a picnic – the views are excellent and there is a large expanse of lawned areas offering plenty... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

And not just for the free parking I think this is the only place you can park in the whole of Cornwall that's free! Views are spectacular, its not too busy so a nice place to visit, it won't take you long but it still worth the small winding road to get there!

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Worth buying the guide book and getting the full history. The castle itself won't take you much more than an hour or two to look round and enjoy the views but it's well worth it on a sunny day.

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Farmington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

It always sounds funny to me to say that a place is so very cool but does not take up much time to visit, but isn't that one of the things we tourists want sometimes? We paired a visit here with our day at Lanhydrock and this being smaller, but no less grand, rounded out our day in a very... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It is what it says it is, ruins of a norman castle. Having said that the views are really good and it is worth a wonder. There are toilets, a small shop with ice cream and a vending machine. Parking is free, but it is up a narrow winding lane. It would be nice for a picnic, there are a... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

It's a windy road to what appears to be in the middle of nowhere but worth it when you arrive. The setting is pastoral and then there is this gem of a small 13th century Norman shell keep with an internal bailey at the top of a motte. Edward the Black Prince once owned it and he visited twice in... More 

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Free parking, a shop with a coffee machine and toilets, so basics covered. Fantastic views from the top and so peaceful there. Picnic area if you have bought food with you, but still nice to sit down after a walk round.

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