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Fantastic views

The ruins of this castle are quite impressive and the grounds are a public park but as the castle... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Worcester, United Kingdom
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What a view!

Lovely ruins in well kept grounds. The view down to the river and bridge is breathtaking. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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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
Castle Yard, Knaresborough HG5 8AS, England
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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
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

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.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely ruins in well kept grounds. The view down to the river and bridge is breathtaking. Plenty of benches to sit and enjoy the view.

Thank drnbh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank mjkhoonjee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to have clear blue skies and the views from the castle are stunning. Plaques around giving information, museum and tunnel were closed though as september

Thank RLandAdam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle ruins were good to see and get the imagination going as to the site in its former glory. The views from up by the castle also make it totally worthwhile for a visit.

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Liketorome
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Wheresmebus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is perfect if you’re a tourist, as it’s very catering. The price to get into the castle is £5 and you can have a look at the history.

Thank Sphinx M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed our walk around the castle and found the information plaques answered all our questions. We sat and looked at the view which is stunning from the castle.

Thank chrismorgan82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Claire G
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October 25, 2017|
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Response from The-Darkling-LND | Reviewed this property |
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
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