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Goodrich Castle

Closes in 27 min: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Lovely old ruins

Spent a good hour here . It’s a lovely old ruin . It’s has a couple off beautiful intact stained... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Toni W
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Very nice castle

Me and my friend went there once. Wow what a lovely castle and surrounding the areas. There is one... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Monsur A
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Castle Lane, Goodrich, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6HY, England
+44 1600 890538
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All reviews english heritage information boards gift shop car park surrounding countryside worth the climb ticket office tea room well worth the visit entrance fee couple of hours nice walk wye valley scones sunny day helpful staff forest of dean
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Reviewed yesterday

Went here with my ageing mother to brighten up her day only to discover that the place is really not wheelchair friendly. To be fair, they did tell us this before they took our money, but it was still a wasted journey. Lovely location though...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BarryMGF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a good hour here . It’s a lovely old ruin . It’s has a couple off beautiful intact stained glass windows , which are beautiful. It has a nice little coffee shop . Not brilliant for walking as very short and no walks around...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Toni W
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend went there once. Wow what a lovely castle and surrounding the areas. There is one coffee shop lovely place. I'll be back again when I back around.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Monsur A
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Staying nearby we decided to visit Goodrich, and took advantage of the free audio tour which was excellent and complemented by informative panels and illustrations all around the property. Some excellent views and a very interesting location with a colourful history. Well done English Heritage...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Paul H
Reviewed November 3, 2018

We went for a cream tea in the cafe (delicious and not too expensive) and then went to see the castle. We had the benefit of going on an absolutely stunning day - proper Autumn sunshine and the trees surrounding the castle were a full...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Emily R
Reviewed October 31, 2018

It was a very cold windy day when we visited so we hasened it up a bit but found it very weii preserved and kept. and of course interesting

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sylvia H
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Well preserved castle with lots of nooks and crannies, dark dungeons and winding spiral staircases to explore. The hands on history for kids was great fun for our little one, learning the ways of a medieval soldier and later on battle field first aid. There's...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Alanwickerjnr
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Been here before but about 5 years ago - did audio tour this time and well worth it Kids had a great time

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mullso
Reviewed October 16, 2018

Being in the area and English Heritage members, we made a point of visiting this castle on a particularly pleasant Autumn day. It is still very impressive with a fascinating included audio tour. Unfortunately, half the schools in the area seem to be here at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 956swanp
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We called as an afterthought to fill an hour. It was great, make sure you take the audio guide, it made the visit come to life. Interesting history and plenty of nooks and crannies to investigate.

Date of experience: October 2018
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February 25, 2017|
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Response from Sharon S | Reviewed this property |
We spent 2hrs there but I'm sure it would have been more weather permitting.
January 24, 2017|
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Response from neilgJ5010XW | Reviewed this property |
We visited with a 5 year old field lab, he loved it and so did we, we were allowed to take him into the tea room as he is very well trained and it was raining heavily and we wanted food as well as hot drinks, it was quiet... More
February 16, 2015|
Response from Rosie H |
April through to October 10am - 6pm with last entry around 5pm and tearoom open until 5:15pm Winter hours (October through to March) are weekends only 10am - 3pm (ish). Open during the weekdays of half terms in the... More