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Hopton Castle

I'd say it's worth going, even tho it's not very big you can at least go inside and look around and... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2019
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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Nice for half hour

Spent a nice half hour here whilst in the area. Interesting place to visit. Free to get in... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2019
Telford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

I'd say it's worth going, even tho it's not very big you can at least go inside and look around and take some good pictures and you can walk all the way around the outside too.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

Spent a nice half hour here whilst in the area. Interesting place to visit. Free to get in donations if you wish at a honest box. Small car park and lovely surrounding area.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

We were only staying up the road in a holiday cottage, so stopped off here on our way out one day. Not much to see, but nice to have a brief look around as we were passing

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Christine T
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Interesting story of the battle between the Monarchist and the Parliamentist. There are exhibits that tell the story. The castle is being restored, but has a ways to go. It is difficult to get to as it is off the beaten path with very narrow...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

Small ruined castle in a remote area that nervous drivers should probably avoid. Free entry, small car park on site. Excellent descriptive boards and free leaflets describing the history of the castle and conflicts in the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

This is only a small ruin compared with some castles in the UK but it has been beautifully preserved and comes with lots of useful information. The history of the castle is rather sad and reminds us of the cruel and sad nature of a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

Small castle in Shropshire with a big history. Excellent storyboards that bring it all to life. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed February 14, 2018

Not a large site but in good structural condition with a small car park and easy access. Easy-to-read illustrated information boards.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Rossco J
Reviewed December 6, 2017

So much history on this site. Well worth 30 minutes of your time if you're in the area. I've been meaning to go for ages and finally made a visit. The small car park is right next to the castle which is accessed over a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank thesensationaljt
Reviewed November 25, 2017

We went here on our way to Clun Castle, which is an English Heritage property. This has been lovingly cared for by a local trust. Look it up on YouTube as Tony Robinson digs it up for Time Team or take an iPad and watch...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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