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Middleham Castle

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| Castle Hill, Middleham DL8 4RJ, England
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All reviews richard iii english heritage guide book childhood home information boards well worth a visit lovely village small exhibition extensive ruins the guidebook spiral staircase nooks and crannies surrounding countryside great views from the top public toilets forbidden corner interesting history
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Reviewed 2 days ago

MIDDLEHAM - is famous for its twelfth century castle, the childhood home of Richard III, and its thriving racehorse training industry which has existed for around 200 years. Middleham is set in the countryside where Coverdale and Wensleydale meet. The town has two market squares...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this castle whilst touring round, we’re members of English Heritage so entry was free. Parking is free and close by. There is still quite a lot left of the castle so it was great to explore all the different rooms and climb...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Reviewed 4 days ago

It’s a bit of a trek to find this with limited parking,I advise parking in the village and it’s a short uphill walk to the castle. On entering we were greeted by staff who were friendly and helpful,prices were not too bad with discounts for...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank iain f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Middleham Castle and we weren't disappointed. The lady in the information centre was lovely, very informative and helpful. It cost just over £13 for 2 adults with gift aid and we were able to come & go until 6pm. A fabulous castle to explore...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

To see a castle like this from that time that was built for luxury and not just defences is interesting and educational. The views are incredible from it of the town which in itself is old and beautiful. The view of the old motte and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Natalie H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely visit to this historic place, very friendly greeting, and very informative. Dog friendly, lovely picnic area, views to die for

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Sheila T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got to Middleham Castle just before closing. It was enough time to climb to the top for a view and learn a bit about Richard III childhood home. The staff was helpful and gave us some useful information when we arrived about the castle...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank raddadtravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely staff let us in just before closing time and directed to area for best views. Worth a visit if in area.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jo P
Reviewed February 25, 2019

A really interesting castle that was the childhood home of Richard III, and was later the home of Neville, Earl of Warwick, the Kingmaker. So it’s steeped in history. It’s run by English Heritage so there is an entrance fee (though if you have an...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank FlorianFY
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Lovely place, friendly with good attractions like castle in good weather, watching racehorses on the moor, and the quiet Yorkshire dales innall tgeir beauty

Date of experience: February 2019
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November 15, 2018|
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Response from SueL392 | Reviewed this property |
Not that I saw. Just the guide book, with maps and diagrams.
October 9, 2018|
Response from B3912TYjohnb | Reviewed this property |
1.5 to 2 hours
July 1, 2018|
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Response from Beergoggles1971 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do