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Pevensey Castle

Pevensey Castle High Street, Pevensey BN24 5LE, England
+44 1323 762604
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A very Good Couple of Hours

Pevensey is administered by English Heritage and there is an entry fee if you are not a member... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cliff J
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London, United Kingdom
Fantastic!

We didn't know what to expect, as there were some mild reviews on TripAdvisor as well as good ones... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
squinty_lemon
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent30%
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  • Average22%
  • Poor3%
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“audio tour” (27 reviews)
“roman times” (8 reviews)
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Pevensey Castle High Street, Pevensey BN24 5LE, England
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+44 1323 762604
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pevensey is administered by English Heritage and there is an entry fee if you are not a member. There is also a charge for parking (including Disabled - not English Hertitage) but at £2.00 for all day, its not over the top. The entrance fee...More

Thank Cliff J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't know what to expect, as there were some mild reviews on TripAdvisor as well as good ones, but we absolutely loved it. There were free audiophiles included in the entrance fee, which we chose not to get. I didn't buy a guidebook until...More

Thank squinty_lemon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We knew that Pevensey was a ruin, and our expectations were low. But we were surprised - and thoroughly enjoyed our visit having learned a lot more than we expected. The Roman outer walls were well explained by information boards. Inside the Norman inner castle...More

Thank Autraliantraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fairly well preserved castle, with plenty of the walls and Keep remaining to keep you interested. Along with the infor boards they offer an audio programme to follow the trail. Not advisable for the disabled or infirmed as many of the towers require walking...More

Thank Will R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped here en route to Kent and were pleased we had made the detour. Very interesting and enjoyable visit with lots to see. Also a lovely area, so well worth visiting and highly recommended.

Thank Lesley S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice sight (very spacious!) with a Roman outer wall and steep stairs down into a dungeon! , £6 for and adult to enter and £2 all day parking. Two local pubs with excellent gardens and food. Nice day out :)

Thank chrisseagull
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very friendly gentleman here who is willing to answer any questions you have. My Grandaughter (7) loves going into the dungeon & up the steps to look over the top.

Thank Sussexkim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds are free but there's not much to see. It's just a nice stroll with a pub and tea room outside which are both very good. It does have an area you can pay to get into. The main castle itself. It's a bit...More

Thank PunkRoadkill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice walk through the grounds to pubs and a very nice tea room, castle tea rooms. Good food at the royal oak and castle inn. Loads if interesting old buildings.

Thank bryan3110
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Although now a ruins there is an exhibition in one of the towers which was interesting and informative. Not recommended if the weather is wet.

Thank bobby-kinsuk
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