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Knaresborough Castle is a Scheduled Ancient Monument which is owned by the Duchy of Lancaster and maintained by Harrogate Borough Council. The grounds surrounding Knaresborough Castle are opened as a public park and provide a haven in the centre of...more
All reviews railway bridge overlooking the river bowling green sally port worth a visit steep walk breathtaking views town centre worth the climb paddling pool market square walk around small museum lovely place to visit mother shiptons cave sunny day lovely walk
The ruins of this castle are quite impressive and the grounds are a public park but as the castle is situated on top of a high cliff and the stunning and dramatic view of the River Nidd and the viaduct crossing it is breathtaking.
Calling the place a Castle is a bit misleading in my opinion, as new visitors might expect much more. Should the place been considered a public park it would have definitely got a higher stars from me as the views from the place is amazing...More
Whilst the castle is in ruins and the museum was not open, this is a lovely spot. Perched high with great views of the river and town beneath. The castle ravens are really tame and fun and the new flower bed commemorating 50 years of...More
We didn't go into the castle museum, but the grounds and ruins are interesting and very pleasant to sit awhile. The view of the river and the railway viaduct is an absolute classic. Plenty of trains, only diesel units though. Note for some of us...More
Great views from the castle gardens. Ravens there too on a regular basis. The castle was closed today Saturday 22 Sept 2018, not sure why but lost loads of custom. Very busy in this area a with tourists that had specifically come to see the...More
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You can fill the day in Knaresborough easily, even if you do miss out the caves. Although we fit everything in it was a long day, and not a lot of rest time. Personally an overnight stop would have been better, but we... More
You can fill the day in Knaresborough easily, even if you do miss out the caves. Although we fit everything in it was a long day, and not a lot of rest time. Personally an overnight stop would have been better, but we didn't think there would be so much to do.