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Middleham Castle

| Castle Hill, Middleham DL8 4RJ, England
+44 1969 623899
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| Castle Hill, Middleham DL8 4RJ, England
+44 1969 623899
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We parked in the main square with no difficulty and walked up to the castle. This was on a Friday afternoon. This castle is associated with Richard III who lived here as a boy and returned later with his wife Anne Neville when he was...More

Thank Alyson K
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited Middleham on a Sunday. We had heritage passes so we just went in. The site was quite lovely and the scenery and opportunity for pictures was very good. There were very few placards with information about the castle, there were some but not many....More

Thank flawny
Reviewed 1 week ago

A surprisingly large ruin standing above the picturesque village of Middleham. The castle has a lot of history linked with it and the association with Richard III and Anne Neville gives it celebrity status. The entrance fee is reasonable and the shop unusually well stocked...More

Thank Rossergruffydd
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ended up walking round these ruins guessing what things were, a lot more information is needed, we did enjoy it but it could have been so much better, it's not cheap, member of staff in ticket office very unhelpful, it was a Sunday morning,...More

Thank gailee272
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Getting to Middleham via stunning Swaledale and small country roads is a memorable experience in itself. This part of the country is breathtakingly beautiful, and the town itself is a gem. At its heart is this historic castle, once home to the powerful Neville family...More

1  Thank openminds_1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite being roofless this castle is extremely well preserved and much bigger than we expected. If you are a Richard 3rd fan then this is a must to visit, the sense of history is tangible. We were lucky enough to visit on the anniversary of...More

1  Thank peter s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle is in ruins but enough remains to give a good idea of how it once operated. Lovely views, atmospheric ruins etc However, entry was not cheap and so I would have like more in the way of interpretation and explanation. Yes you can...More

Thank Genghissian
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the castle with our grandkids, it is a magical place. It was quite a climb for two oldies but well worth it! the view was fantastic.

Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

This is a relatively well preserved castle ruins. Work has been done to get up the keep and also make some of it accessible. This place is tied in with the history of Richard III and is the second castle in the vicinity (the 1st...More

Thank Yorkterrier01
Reviewed August 14, 2017

We are far from being locals and live in an area where castles are plentiful but this is one of our favourite destinations and has been for more years than we like to admit! The history of the castle is very intriguing - especially the...More

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Diane S
March 17, 2017|
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Response from Abi C | Reviewed this property |
Weekends only until April like most English Heritage properties.
December 29, 2016|
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Response from ava712 | Reviewed this property |
Middleham Castle is open each weekend (10 am to 4 pm) until the end of march 2017. After which it is open seven days a week (10am to 6pm) until early October. Early October to early November it is open from 10 am to 5... More
August 17, 2016|
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Response from STUART W | Reviewed this property |
I take mine to every English Heritage site no one says a word