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Sheriff Hutton
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The Remains of Past Grandeur.

This castle that was so significant in the history of the north is in private hands and so can only... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2019
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
HBH enjoy good castle views

A well posted perimeter walk around the castle. Privately owned castle clearly random walkers are... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2018
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed August 24, 2019 via mobile

Stumbled upon this when we were attempting to find the pub, children enjoyed exploring, and also their first experience of “kissing gates”.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 21, 2019

This castle that was so significant in the history of the north is in private hands and so can only be viewed from the footpath surrounding it. Although we have visited Sheriff Hutton many times, this was the first time that we had taken the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 16, 2019 via mobile

What remains of the castle is stunning, really beautiful and the area is so welcoming and peaceful. You can see the remains from various vantage points.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

The ruins are still large and amazing. Yes you can't get near them as they are private and fenced off but just size of what is remaining is astounding. The whole castle will have been majestic. The perimeter walk was lovely and tranquil. Just a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed November 15, 2018

I past this castle on the way to Pickering castle, not previously having eve known about it. Unfortunately access is very restricted as the castle is on privately owned ground. From what I understand the castle and associated farm were put up for sale a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

Possible to walk around the perimeter but unfortunately there are no orientation boards to tell you what you are looking at or the history of the Castle.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed May 30, 2018

A well posted perimeter walk around the castle. Privately owned castle clearly random walkers are not encouraged to enter the castle grounds, best keepout as some of the walls look dangerous. Groups by arrangement. But one is welcome to complete the circuit on a local...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

We were staying at a local caravan site and wanting to both go for a walk and see the Castle, I set off. It was a lovely sunny day but not knowing how to get in I popped into the village Post Office and asked....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank johncY6483SY
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Nice walk, allows dogs, along old path from church, through glebe around impressive ruin of castle. Foot print not changed in 600 years or more

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank stillmum
Reviewed July 24, 2017

We were staying in Sheriff Hutton and happened to spot the castle. There is a circular walk which is enjoyable and will allow you to appreciate the castle from all angles. One isolated piece of wall looks very precarious! If you are passing, worth a...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Karen_and_Rich
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March 4, 2019|
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Response from imt58 | Reviewed this property |
Casual stroll, 15 to 20 minutes The village church is worth a look too.
February 18, 2017|
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Response from Lynn L |
Dr Richard Howarth & his wife Jenny have owned this place for some years. It has very recently been sold so new guardians will be taking over shortly. To the best of my knowledge, the new owners are still private individuals.
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