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Address: 4632 Off B, Winchcombe GL54 5JD, England
Phone Number: +44 1242 604244
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Romantic ruins, award-winning gardens and one thousand years of fascinating...

Romantic ruins, award-winning gardens and one thousand years of fascinating history are among the many reasons to visit Sudeley Castle, which nestles in the Cotswold Hills in the historic town of Winchcombe, Gloucestershire, 8 miles from Broadway. Sudeley is the only privately owned home in England to have a Queen (Katherine Parr, Henry VIII's sixth wife) buried within the grounds. With a new visitor route which includes Castle rooms - some never before opened to the public - a '20 Treasures of Sudeley Tour', plus a Cafe, play and picnic area, pheasantry and events throughout the season, there is something for everyone at this must-see Cotswolds attraction. Sudeley Castle is open seasonally from mid-March until the beginning of November.

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A hidden treasure!!

We went on the Richard 3rd weekend, it was great to see how they lived and worked in those days, we had a walk around the castle which was very interesting then we decided to walk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Broadway, United Kingdom
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Broadway, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on the Richard 3rd weekend, it was great to see how they lived and worked in those days, we had a walk around the castle which was very interesting then we decided to walk round the gardens, very romantic! Little did we know but they have a garden of wild pheasants from all over the world, and a... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Sudeley Castle has to be one of the most interesting places to visit in the UK. The grounds are stunning as is the architechture, even the ruins. The castle is steeped in history way through several Kings and Queens including Richard III, Henry VIII, Elizabeth I and is the final resting place of Katherine Parr. The Dent-Brocklehurst family who now... More 

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Shropshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited here as a family of 7 all over the age of 21 and had a lovely day. Lots of beautiful things to see and explore and a great story about the history and life of the castle. We enjoyed a picnic in the grounds and would highly recommend it.

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Shipton under Wychwood, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited on a sunny Tuesday in August, after a recommendation from my son's tutor. I took my two boys (aged 7 & 13) and we arrived at midday. The lady at the reception kiosk was very friendly and informative and it cost £25 admission for the three of us. There were several talks and tours on (free) but we elected... More 

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Daventry
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a lovely place to visit - very interesting. lots of information provided. Staff in most rooms that would answer any queries. Felt that it was definitely used by a family which is lovely.

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Thank Sarah M
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sudeley castle's history is fascinating, not just in terms of the impact it, and the family who have lived there, has had on the local area but also its wider connection to British history and the Tudors. If your children are studying the Tudors or even Richard III in school then this place is the place to take them to... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited here with my husband and 8yr old daughter on their kids Wednesdays,which is when they put on lots of activities for children. There was craft, bouncy castle,punch and judy and a juggler. The castle itself is beautiful and the staff are friendly and knowledgable. The gardens are pretty and great for a game of hide and seek. There is... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Even though part of Sudeley Castle is ruins it doesn't distract from being a most interesting historical place, not only because of Catherine Parr, the last wife of Henry VIII, lived, died and was buried there but also of other historical events and personalities. Important that one take the guided tour (at no extra cost) which is very informative and... More 

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Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a lovely place to visit for all.The castle and gardens are beautiful. It has a nice tearoom, plenty of choice, lovely food. It has a maze and castle play area for the kids. It also has a wonderful collection of pheasants from all over the world which isn't something you see very often.

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Thank Lisa C
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The full castle would take a days visit to do it justice, but we were only there for a short time. That was a shame, as there's lots to see and very interesting English history exhibits. The staff are knowledgeable and good with small children. Cafe serves good food and the gardens are extensive, with specialist areas like a Tudor... More 

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