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Misleading

There is no actual castle just a football ground where it was. But a good area for children to... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Rev-Issy
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Banbury, United Kingdom
where is the castle?

Visited here on the way back from husband's driving experience. We had a nice walk but sadly there... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2017
Peanut55
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Kent, England
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Oct 2, 2018
“Misleading”
Jan 1, 2018
“Visit during snow DEC 2017”
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

There is no actual castle just a football ground where it was. But a good area for children to play. There are seats for people to sit on.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Rev-Issy
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

I’ve grew up in Deddington and enjoyed my visit when it was snowing. I’d possibly not come here alone when it’s not busy there as it’s quite secluded.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jo D
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Visited here on the way back from husband's driving experience. We had a nice walk but sadly there was no castle at the end of it - not even the usual 'pile of rocks' that my husband calls the rundown buildings we seem to come...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Peanut55
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

We stopped by with the hopeful prospect of seeing some remains of the castle. Unfortunately there were none. We took a short walk around the area which was pleasant enough.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Sandpiper39
Reviewed June 27, 2017

With little more above the ground than earthworks, surrounded by trees, a little imagination is required here to see where a castle once stood. It's easy enough to find, and the earthworks are substantial, but there's nothing else, and a football pitch in the grounds...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed June 22, 2017

Essentially no castle or ruins but information boards indicating 'how the castle was' up to late 1377 are in place by English Heritage. The boards show pictures of the archeological dig in 1977 worth a brief visit but would suggest combining with one of the...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank polartrek
Reviewed May 4, 2017 via mobile

I stopped here on passing hoping to see remains of a castle but there was nothing there just grass mounds. There were signs with information on what use to be there though. This is a good spot for a walk and have a picnic with...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank sara-gr20
Reviewed February 13, 2017

A great area of interest for a walk. this is an historic site with basic information available. No frills.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank bigfrogsgo
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

Nice to walk round for locals and dog walkers but I wouldn't travel out of the way to visit. No masonry remain, just a grassy edge around the site. I've seen pictures online showing masonry but this must be a nearby site or incorrectly labelled...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank lj2106
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Some of the reviews for the Castle have been a little unkind. It is unfortunate that there is nothing more today than a raised mound, but the fact remains that the history exists, the archeology has been completed and much has been learned. It has...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank pjcw01
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