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“stunning” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Conisbrough Castle and Visitors' Centre

Conisbrough Castle and Visitors' Centre
Castle Hill | Conisbrough, Doncaster DN12 3BU, England
44-1709-863-329
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Ranked #15 of 61 things to do in Doncaster
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Owner description: Built around 1180, Conisbough Castle has the only surviving circular Norman Keep remaining. It was also the insperation for Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe.Exhibition and visitor centre opening times, events and prices available via the English Heritage website
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“stunning”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

excellent piece of local history, fabulous views from the top, you can see for miles a must see
you can walk the whole way around the moat,

Visited December 2012
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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“visit well”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

we got semi guided tour from a local lady friend. it rained, heavily. but we explored and viewd the central tower. the grounds are open with outlines of the buildings that were.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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“Fabulous castle”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

You will enjoy looking at a well preserved castle. The visitor centre has information about the history, which goes back much further than you would imagine.

Is is extremely well preserved, a great day our for adults and children alike

Visited September 2012
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“School trip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Good insight into motte and bailey castle. Recent renovations have been done very sympathetically as well as visitor centre. Schoolchildren enjoyed their visit and learned a lot from their experience, proved in follow-up work back at school.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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“yes iinteresti9ing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

went on school trip so was taken around by a member of staff who told loads of things i never knew
interesting castle with a good keep
plus during the year they have reanactments
well worth the trip

Visited August 2012
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