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Belvoir Castle

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Enjoyable visit

Another example of living on the door step and not visiting as much as you should. It must be over... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
barrynuttall
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
cosy family home in beautiful settings .

having recently visited superb chatworth private estate we were somehow really disappointed upon... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
patrick s
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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Belvoir Castle is the ancestral home of the Dukes of Rutland. The family have lived at Belvoir in an unbroken line for almost a thousand years. Crowning a hill in Leicestershire, its turrets and towers rise over the Vale of Belvoir like an...more
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Reviewed 5 days ago

having recently visited superb chatworth private estate we were somehow really disappointed upon arrival at belvoir .the carpark is unmanned so people park against the fence instead of forming parallel lines to make it easier for other users.as there s only one lady checking tickets...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank patrick s
Reviewed 5 days ago

Have seen various TV programs about Belvoir Castle and the work The Duchess does to promote the estate. Fabulous day out. Didn't disappoint. Value for money entry to castle and gardens. Free roaming, can spend a good few hours there.The gardens are extensive and so...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful castle. Firstly it’s a steep climb & I’m disabled so was given a pass to be able to park right outside the castle. Everyone was very helpful inside but there is no lift so if you are a wheelchair user this is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Another example of living on the door step and not visiting as much as you should. It must be over 25 years since we last visited the Castle and what an enjoyable day we had. The gardens at this time of the year just starting...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank barrynuttall
BelvoirCastle, Public Relations Manager at Belvoir Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review Barry, we are so pleased you enjoyed your time!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently visited Belvoir Castle and enjoyed a thoroughly delightful afternoon learning about the history and tales of the Castle. Our guide was Mr John Carne - he was very professional and knowlegable with a touch of humour. What a grwat guide. He made the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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BelvoirCastle, Public Relations Manager at Belvoir Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there, Thanks so much for your feedback we love to hear happy thoughts! We hope to see you one day soon. Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago

+ Great castle + Vast gardens (we didn't manage to do the long 3hr trek) + Excellent guided tour - Not allowed to take any pictures inside the castle (it would have been 4/5 if we could have taken pictures) Upon arrival, we were suitably...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Magikcat
BelvoirCastle, Public Relations Manager at Belvoir Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi there, Thank you for this. We say no photographs as you have to remember it's a family home and some parts of the tour are very much to do with the current family. We are sorry someone took photographs and was not alerted not...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting the area only for a couple of days and were lucky enough that it was one of the castle open days. It was a very charming example of history combined with the fact that this is still very much a faimily home...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank amyvFeltwell
BelvoirCastle, Public Relations Manager at Belvoir Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your review Amy, we are pleased you loved your day at Belvoir Castle! We hope when you visit again it'll be warm enough for the gardens and maybe even a little picnic. Thank you.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous castle set in beautiful gardens - well worth a visit! One of the few things of great interest in Leicestershire.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wasn't sure what I was expecting but I wasn't expecting this. On purchasing our tickets we were offered the chance to join a guided tour, which is what we did. Our guide, John, was truly excellent and really brought the castle to life with...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank BobB53
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An exceptionally warm and welcoming residence; castle, country house and family home combined. Our first visit but will definitely be returning as there was far too much to see and absorb. We chose the free flow option and were free to wander at our own...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ExpatComfortLover
BelvoirCastle, Public Relations Manager at Belvoir Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, what a lovely review! We are so pleased you enjoyed Belvoir Castle and it's beautiful surroundings. We can't wait to see more of you - if you don't already know we do offer an annual pass! I will pass your comments onto the...More

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Blueskiesandsmiles
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Response from Footprints676728 | Reviewed this property |
You can only stand at the door I'm affraid
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cooperNottingham
September 28, 2018|
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Response from marie r | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. You may need to google that. Gardens are beautiful
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cooperNottingham
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Response from 1941bigjohn | Reviewed this property |
Unlikely; why not ask the Castle owners.?
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