We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Stafford Castle

Newport Road, Stafford ST16 1BP, England
+44 1785 257698
Review Highlights
Beautiful day.

Was a beautiful day. Took my girlfriend for a walk around the castle as we are both into history... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stafford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Interesting site, good views.

Had a bit of time on our hands following a poor driving experience nearby, and before we could... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Keswick, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 243 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
Newport Road, Stafford ST16 1BP, England
+44 1785 257698
Write a Review
Reviews (243)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 241 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was a beautiful day. Took my girlfriend for a walk around the castle as we are both into history, love reading the information boards about the castle. Helps you understand the place and the history of it all a bit more. Haven't been inside yet...More

Thank bradjames94
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a bit of time on our hands following a poor driving experience nearby, and before we could check into our hotel, saw the signs and dropped by. Pleasantly surprised to find no charge either for the car park or for admission to the site....More

Thank JohnGravett
Reviewed 5 days ago

This castle will never be the epitome of medieval culture or even the most intact castle in the area. If you after an attraction like Warwick Castle, then you will probably be disappointed in Stafford Castle. However, if you are interested in castles, then this...More

Thank Rebecca F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Imposing monument on top of a hill, but not much of it left. Great views of the surrounding countryside and of Stafford itself. One can even see the Wrekin in the distance.

Thank david m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff was very helpful and knowledgable. There is a good display in the museum and this is well worth a visit on its own. There is a short or a circuitous walk up to the castle which of course is a ruin. Various attempts...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time I'd been up here with my children, the walk wasn't too far and it was easily, although it's hilly, to get up to the castle. The family fun day was on which wasn't brilliant for little ones and was expensive, great if there...More

Thank Bexalina82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If the title isn't too contradictory then it perhaps best sums up Stafford Castle. A walk up the hill to the ruins is worth the effort, for there are some fabulous remains, along with fantastic views, and a great story is told here.

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed July 16, 2017

The castle has lovely views, particularly if you go in time for the sunset, and a fun visitors' centre, complete with model shields and hats to dress up in, which makes the whole experience more fun and interactive. There's also a beautiful herb garden, with...More

Thank Heather_Emily
Reviewed July 15, 2017

i walk up here regularly when taking my dog for a walk. i do worry about the bricks and falling obsticals but apart from the it is very well looked after and the views from the top of the hill allow you to see for...More

Thank FoundAPlace
Reviewed July 14, 2017

Useful visitor centre bringing what is essentially an old ruin back to life with their information boards. People with mobility issues please note it is a steep walk up the hill to the ruins itself

Thank jacquikaye
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
Simply Bilash
374 reviews
1.16 miles away
Mela Lounge Stafford
243 reviews
1.30 miles away
Riverbank Restaurant
52 reviews
1.28 miles away
Kings Horse
554 reviews
.87 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Victoria Park
228 reviews
1.23 miles away
Ancient High House
157 reviews
1.38 miles away
Stafford Gatehouse Theatre
102 reviews
1.52 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Stafford Castle staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines