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“Worth a nose around” 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.
Preston, United Kingdom
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“Worth a nose around”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

I like looking at ruins of castles, and while there's not a lot left of it, I think it looks fascinating and there are some beautiful views. Best of all it's free, and the surrounding town is nice to explore as well.

Visited February 2013
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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“Take a tour”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

This is set in gardens near the town centre. It is small but the museum is interesting, take a tour otherwise you will miss out.

Visited June 2012
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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“Great Views of River etc.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Knaresborough is well worth your time spent visiting. Another unique Yorkshire attraction. Not so much of this castle remains but great views of river down below and railway bridge at some height across.

Visited September 2012
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Bridlington, England, United Kingdom
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“Wonderful views”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

A well preserved ruin in well kept grounds with beautiful views over the River Nidd and railway viaduct. No entrance fee! There is also a museum on site

Visited February 2013
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nottigham uk
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“worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

visit on a nice day-very exposed and windy !!!! scenic area but not a lot left unless perhaps you go down the hill

Visited February 2013
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