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Goodrich Castle

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Address: Goodrich, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6HY, England
Phone Number: 01600 890538
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A fantastic Castle!

We loved going to Goodrich Castle and it is certainly worth the money. We brought a guide book and used the free audio tour. It is stunning and really has something for everyone... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We loved going to Goodrich Castle and it is certainly worth the money. We brought a guide book and used the free audio tour. It is stunning and really has something for everyone. While we wondered around following the guide from the audio tour there were also information boards. On the courtyard green 2 members of staff were doing activities... More 

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Castle is a 200 metre walk along a country footpath from ticket office / cafe. Mostly ruined, but chapel well worth a look with newish stained glass windows. Only takes max 1 hour to look round for £17 per couple.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Happened to drive past Goodrich on the way home from Symond's Yat. We decided to stop with my daughter to go and explore. Quite expensive at the gate in honesty, however there were activities going on inside the castle which were really good fun and staffed by friendly people. All in all, worth the money. Good fun. And I managed... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Goodrich is a castle still in reasonable condition compared to many others. There again I believe it was built more for status than battle. It is of a moderate size and one is able to explore the outside fully. We visited a little too early (6.30/7.00am) to obtain entry to view the interior so am unable to comment on what... More 

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Rhyl, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Years ago I had a book called The Observers Book of Castles, one in the Observers series. On the front was a picture of Goodrich Castle, so I remember reading about it a bit and had a memory of thinking it was a really good one. Now I have a family of my own, I made sure that we kind... More 

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a fantastic place. Went with the family (3 and 6 year old kids) and had a great time. Very nice shop with incredibly friendly and helpful staff who offered us lots of information. The castle itself is spectacular and although you need to walk back to the toilets it means the site of the castle is not spoiled by... More 

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Goodrich castle is managed by English Heritage and they have made a good job of it. Parking is easy and makes a ago of base for walking plus the castle visit. Shop and cafe next to the car park together with loos. Opens at 10am summer time. The castle is a couple of hundred yards walk along a lane and... More 

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Wiltshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

When I pulled up in the car park my first impression was it would take me all of 20 minutes to walk around here.......how wrong I was! There is such a lot to look at and the views from the tower are breathtaking. We walked all around the perimeter and explored every nook and cranny and I was stunned to... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My partner and I visited The Castle a few months ago, having lived in the area for 3 years. Although the castle is not complete, one can still get a good idea of how it once looked. There is an optional audio tour available to guide you thorough. There is a bit of climbing, up to the top of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place if you're a history buff. It is a ruined castle but there is plenty of things to do and see while you're there. Highly recommended to use the audio facility. It is free and very very informative. Great place to visit if like me you love old English castles.

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