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“Nice ruins” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Wolvesey Castle

Wolvesey Castle
College Street, Winchester SO23 9NB, England
44 1962 854766
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Ranked #14 of 62 things to do in Winchester
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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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“Nice ruins”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Wolvesey Castle is not truly a castle, but rather the ruins of a bishop's house. If you're wondering around Winchester and you find time I recommend a quick visit to the ruins. It's free to enter. Nothing terribly special, however.

Visited September 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Lovely interesting quiet corner”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Definitely worth the walk along the river to visit this historical ruin, and there is often a great ice cream about half way along!

Visited May 2013
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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“Ruins of the castle, worth visiting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Nice place to visit while you are on your way to the cathedral. Takes about 20 min. Remains of the castle and the history contribute to the overall character of the town. Free entry throughout the year.

Visited August 2013
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“Well Worth A Visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Not many attractions are free, so we were pleasantly surprised by what was left of the castle. The ruins are well documented so that you get a better understanding of what the castle was like when it was intact. Well worth a visit of 30 - 60 minutes.

Visited August 2013
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Winchester, United Kingdom
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“It's an interesting ruin!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Steeped in history, this is the former home of the Bishops of Winchester from Norman times onwards. Pleasant setting by the river which you could visit as part of a walking circuit of Winchester.

Visited August 2012
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