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Mont Orgueil Castle

Gorey, St. Martin
44 0 1534 633 375
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Ranked #2 of 3 Attractions in St. Martin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, Cultural
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Type: Castles, Cultural

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Perth, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This castle and its surrounds are amazing! Defiantly worth going. We spend the whole day walking around the area and exploring. Stunning nature and surrounds. Can only imagine how beautiful it is in summer.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Myself my son and daughter had a great time just wandering around absorbed by the history and the wonderful displays. We watched the time team programme after our visit and it made the whole visit even more enjoyable. Good for all ages wet or dry weather fun

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69 reviews 69 reviews
14 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Came here on the most windy, blustery, rainy day ever but with best feet forward we made our way through all the lovely (and not so lovely) nooks and crannies of this amazing building. i found it really interesting and some of steps were quite scary and we did leave Mum at the bottom. She is 85!! The views considering... More 

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58 reviews 58 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Throughly enjoyed exploring all the rooms and areas in this castle . Amazing views . Very interesting place and friendly staff .

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I have been a castle " buff" since childhood and love the classic mediaeval castles of North Wales through to the 16/17th century walls of Berwick, etc. Mont Orgueil has something from all of the great castle periods and even includes German WW2 additions. It is great to explore, with lots of wonderfully confusing levels, stairs and styles, because of... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Visited here in November 2014 having caught the bus along the coast from St. Helier. If you visit Jersey, make sure you visit this place. Some architecture here and some amount of history. I'm not sure if we could build something like this today. Really interesting couple of hours and it's some view when you are at the top. Definitely... More 

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246 reviews 246 reviews
32 attraction reviews
166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Gorey Castle has moved into place as one of my top three castles ever! Wonderful views (not just of the sea and boats but also some very nice houses!!), really interesting info boards, lots of stairs to climb and rooms to explore, great staff. We spent several happy hours exploring - and the weather was wonderful!

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Preston, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Had a great time exploring this wonderful castle. On entry the guide said just go and explore and we did, finding rooms and interesting history and exhibits all over the castle. Great little coffee shop on site and great room of dressing up clothes for the kids. Overall a great place to visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Perfect spot for a castle - really enjoyed the attraction both in the castle buildings and walking around the extensive grounds and enjoying the views in all directions. A bonus was a long conversation with a young 'martial arts' enthusiast who spent time educating the visitors about the artistry and weaponry associated with these fascinating times in our history. Do... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

What a lovely castle. My son and his wife got married in the Great Hall last week and what an experience. The staff were really lovely and after the ceremony rang the bell for quite a long time. Everyone made us feel very special. The castle is really interesting with lots of notices to explain what each room was used... More 

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