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Conisbrough Castle

Opens in 3 min: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Very interesting visit

Lovely little gem , staff on hand to offer information and answer questions. Kids trails available... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Enjoyed our visit

I love castles. We were in the area so decided to visit here. It's not a huge castle but the main... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2019
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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This romantic castle with stunning views over Conisbrough, inspired Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe and still fires the imagination today. With floors and roof restored in the lofty circular keep you can fully appreciate the magnificence of the original...more
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| Castle Hill, Conisbrough, Doncaster DN12 3BU, England
+44 1709 863329
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All reviews english heritage information boards war memorial small museum worth a visit car park school visit coffee machine guide book disabled parking sunny day enjoyable visit couple of hours wander around great place to visit entrance fee brodsworth hall
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Easter holidays being so beautiful only added to the wonderful experience we had here. The castle has beautiful unique keep that made it stand out from others we have visited. The grounds were well kept and the information boards were a great touch. We...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little gem , staff on hand to offer information and answer questions. Kids trails available, games room a nice addition. This place has been well preserved and supported by English heritage. Car parking on site for disabled customers only although be cautious re safety...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank CCS1985
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here in early February and as expected it was rather chilly. There's plenty to look at, it is well kept and has loads of information scattered around. The kids loved it. The only drawback is the gift shop. Most of it is on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank BessieCaxton
Reviewed March 3, 2019

I love castles. We were in the area so decided to visit here. It's not a huge castle but the main tower is well kept and getting to the top is a good workout for your legs! If you like castles this is worth a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Millymollymandy28
Reviewed February 27, 2019

I grew up near this castle and remember it as being quite simple, with all the internal floors missing from the keep. I was really impressed to see the work that has been done to restore the different levels and to install the visitors centre...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank cking662014
Reviewed February 25, 2019

A fairly typical English Heritage property, which is fairly well preserved and well signed. Main tower in good condition and worth a visit

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Andykeithharris
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

The castle is so well maintained now and very well laid out.very good disabled parking area.The staff are very helpful and friendly.well worth a visit

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank geoffreye328
Reviewed February 1, 2019

I had such a great time here! I only had 24 hours in Doncaster and came here with a friend. I am from New Zealand and we don't have REALLY old historic sites here, so I was super excited to have a look around. There...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank maxischnoodles
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

We visited yesterday with children aged from 6-11 and we all really enjoyed it! There was enough castle left to please my husband (who complains that I take him to piles of rocks!) and lots of places for the kids to investigate. The views from...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank P9305WKrebeccag
Reviewed December 4, 2018

I have lived in and around Doncaster all my life - visiting great castles around the UK but have never visited Conisbrough Castle. What a mistake to make, that is please do not miss out on this gem of a castle. Having parked in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank DanumStGeorge
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July 8, 2018|
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Response from Gavik123 | Property representative |
Yes - Its £3.99. Thanks.
May 18, 2018|
Response from Gavik123 | Property representative |
Yes- plenty of parking at bottom of hill or for the less able we have some spaces outside the visitor centre.
December 26, 2017|
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Response from PaddyJCawkwell | Reviewed this property |
The wider grounds are free and open...but the complex has an entrance fee. Check the website.