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“Worth a visit” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Penrith Castle

Penrith Castle
Off Castlegate, Penrith, England
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Ranked #16 of 55 things to do in Penrith
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England, UK
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69 reviews 69 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

The castle is a ruin but is free to enter. It is sited on a park with crazy golf, children's play park, tennis courts and a bowling green. There are also nice gardens with a bandstand to walk around. There are some sections which you can climb giving great views of Penrith and the surrounding area. It is also opposite the railway station.

Visited June 2013
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English first
Leeds, United Kingdom
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124 reviews 124 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
“Interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

This would have been a great castle, not a lot left but interesting just the same. You can see where the fireplaces would have been and different floor levels. There is a plan of what it would have looked like, there is a sort of underground fireplace? and you can see up through the chimney. It is just in the town so easy to find and costs nothing to go round.

Visited August 2013
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“Just ruins”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

.......You can see this castle from the main road in the centre of Penrth without stopping. Unfortunately just ruins.

Visited July 2013
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Lisburn
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“Impressive ruins in middle of town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

Well presented ruins with good information on history of the building. A little difficult to get access to it at first. Directly across form the train station and beside the Station Hotel.

Visited July 2013
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Johnstone, United Kingdom
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“somthing for nothing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

its free and a great park for a walk and kids swings .There. Is bowling/tennis /crazy golf / pitch and put ,a burger stall and mc dounlds across the road.

Visited July 2013
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