We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“amazing” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Sandal Castle

Sandal Castle
Manygates Lane (Off the A61) | Sandal, Wakefield WF2 7DS, England
01924 249779
Website
Improve this listing
Ranked #10 of 21 attractions in Wakefield
Type: Castles
Attraction Details
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“amazing”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

amazing views from this old ruined castle great to hang out and have lunch brll for the kids and now they have a building there telling you all about sandle castle wel worth a visit

Visited October 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

85 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    23
    45
    12
    4
    1
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
26 attraction reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
“Great place to waste a couple of hours”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

And it's full of history. We love this place, and our under 5s love playing Knights. Go there, it is a great place that even sells very cheap refreshments and snacks.

Visited November 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Low key, but a lot of history and well managed for the best experience”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

There's not much of Sandal Castle left, but good management has made the most of what there is, providing an easily accessible dip into history for those that want it, or just a quiet place to enjoy great views.
Practicality means the high point view platform isn't wheelchair accessible, but the rest of the grounds are and the views are nearly as good.
The modest visitor centre is tucked away nicely where it doesn't interfere if you are trying to get a sense of the history of the place.

Visited October 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Lydbrook, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
24 attraction reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Worth a look in on a sunny afternoon.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Modest little castle on the outskirts of Wakefield. Not masses to see (though I did give the visitor centre a miss to be fair) however, completely free. Also fantastic views of the local area from the mound.

Visited September 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Wakefield, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“part of life in Wakefield south”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Whether you are a lover or hater this monumentus landmark that still stands proud in wakefield south on the back of pugneys country park and duke of York avenue etc is still a fave with little kids and dogs .
Please be responsible if dog walking and clean up . kids-dogs so on yes .

Visited September 2013
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Sandal Castle also viewed

Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
 
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
 

Been to Sandal Castle? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Sandal Castle, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Bookmark for later
Save Saved
You added Sandal Castle to your Saves list