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Great views

Not sign posted but google maps did a good job of finding it. There is a small lay-by for 2 cars... read more

Reviewed May 10, 2019
149stuartc
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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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The remnants of a castle

Google Maps told us that we were just 400 meters or 11 minutes walking distance from the Turnham... read more

Reviewed May 6, 2019
ookuneva
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Moscow, Russia
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May 10, 2019
“Great views”
May 6, 2019
“The remnants of a castle”
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Castle Hill Rd, Thurnham, Maidstone ME14 3LE, England
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Reviewed May 10, 2019 via mobile

Not sign posted but google maps did a good job of finding it. There is a small lay-by for 2 cars. There is not much left in terms of Stone work but the information boards give a good idea what the castle was like in...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

Google Maps told us that we were just 400 meters or 11 minutes walking distance from the Turnham Castle (we were staying at the Black Horse Inn), so we set out for a walk. 30 minutes later we still didn’t see the castle. We accidentally...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed September 23, 2018

Lovely country park with ruins of Thurnham Castle a short walk from the car park. Good for dog walkers and great scenery all around.There are picnic tables and benches.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Lynda C
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

We included this as part of a hike. Our route took us up a steep climb on a hot day, which certainly helped us understand the excellent position the castle would have been in. The castle itself is ruins, so if you're expecting an intact...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to stop and watch the world go by nice veiws some information boards to read But be prepared for a walk Bring some change to ad you have to pay for parking 👍🏼

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Uffrich
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Lovely place to take a walk or just to enjoy the view over Thurnham and below is the lovely Black Horse Inn where you can enjoy a meal or a drink after a nice refreshing walk in the surroundings. And there a some small pieces...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank andersc62
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing, nothing to see. Pile of old stones as a small part of a wall. Surrounding countryside makes for pleasant walks.

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank bacontinamaxine
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

A ruin from the 16th century; built in 11th century. Access from the road and good view over the valley

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

Always early out of bed while the rest is sleeping. So took the dog for a walk from the black horse inn to these ruins. Not much left but still a nice walk with nice views.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank AlainVancoillie
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Not a great deal to see unless you have a vivid imagination or good knowledge of historical structures. There are a few notice boards that explain some things. Best place to park is at the country park at the top of Detling Hill (Maidstone Bound)...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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