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Fantastic free castle

Just a little way off the A66 with plenty of parking. This is a great castle to stop and explore... read more

Reviewed April 20, 2019
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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Great stop off visit

We’ve stopped off in Brough a few times now and always park by the Public Facilities and walk the... read more

Reviewed April 8, 2019
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| Rosemount, Brough CA17 4EJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

well worth a visit if you are up that way. Lovely ruined castle with splendid views. It was free entry with a nice little ice cream cafe next to it.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Beverley P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit, even if the weather is poor. Local cafe and good parking available locally. Dog friendly

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank seandj1992
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Just a little way off the A66 with plenty of parking. This is a great castle to stop and explore. It’s free to visit and there are notice boards around the site giving information about the castle. If you’re hungry there is an ice cream...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 149stuartc
Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

We’ve stopped off in Brough a few times now and always park by the Public Facilities and walk the dog and stretch our legs as we walk up to the beautiful old part of Brough. Walk under the A66 and past the primary school turning...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank danwX4646EX
Reviewed January 11, 2019

Visited on a cold misty day and had the place to myself. I enjoyed the short walk through farmland to reach it. Good information boards telling the history from the Roman period onwards. Roman earthworks still visible in places. The pastoral views were lovely. Recommend...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank bluelizard
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

It was a beautiful day with open wildly castle. Lovely place for everyone, kids, dogs all welcome. We enjoyed very much, despite the inn at Brough.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank _Q912AE
Reviewed October 30, 2018

Really good castle to visit. Lots to look at and great pieces of history! Free entry was great and the kids loved exploring. Great views from inside and the information boards were very helpful. Would recommend a visit. .

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hilary B
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Brough Castle in Cumbria is ruins that have sheep everywhere around it. You have to cross a field of sheep. Castle ruins are typical with not much to see.

Date of experience: September 2018
10  Thank joycep883
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in Brought for lunch and visited the castle. Free entrance to the ruins, but watch your step the field that you have to walk through is full of sheep poo! That said it was an atmospheric ruin with spectacular views. We also visited the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PaulSellers
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Well worth a stop to explore and take in the views. I found the site quite atmospheric and the information enough to give an idea of what the castle used to be like.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Samuel C
January 1, 2018|
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Response from Flannabells | Reviewed this property |
Yeah you can take dogs, need to be on a lead and there is usually sheep when you go in initially but once you’re in the castle grounds itself there’s no other livestock.