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

Knaresborough Castle
Castle Yard, Knaresborough, Harrogate HG5 8AS, England
+44 1423 500600
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Type: Castles, Cultural
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Owner description: Knaresborough Castle is a Scheduled Ancient Monument which is owned by the Duchy of Lancaster and maintained by Harrogate Borough Council. The grounds surrounding Knaresborough Castle are opened as a public park and provide a haven in the centre of the town. The Castle is located on top of a high cliff and has dramatic views across to the viaduct and of the River Nidd. The grassed areas are enhanced with mature trees and colourful flowerbeds.
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

The area is steeped in history and the gorge with the River Nidd flowing through it is very scenic, very picturesque

Visited January 2013
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Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Very interesting”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

Free to walk around the ruins. You can feel the history just being there! Knaresborough town is lovely too.

Visited January 2013
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Ruins not a castle”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Please note that those are only ruins wall really but the position of it is very attractive and the views from there are spectacular. It is free to enter which is always good.

Visited June 2012
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Maffra, Australia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“great view”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

While the castle was interesting, it's small. The thing I loved was the incredible view behind it. A must see!

Visited December 2012
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harrogate
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Nice place to visit”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

A lovely place to visit on a sunny day. There are plenty of places to get a cup of tea either in the town or along the waterside

Visited June 2012
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