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Knaresborough Castle

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Historical monument

This is perfect if you’re a tourist, as it’s very catering. The price to get into the castle is £5... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
sphinxm2018
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Very interesting

Enjoyed our walk around the castle and found the information plaques answered all our questions. We... read more

Reviewed September 24, 2018
chrismorgan82
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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. While the castle is open seasonally, the grounds are open as a public park all year round and provide a haven...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Castle Yard, Knaresborough HG5 8AS, England
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 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.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 24, 2018

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.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank chrismorgan82
Reviewed September 22, 2018 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

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

There’s not a lot left of the castle but it’s a peaceful space with great views across to the viaduct and the river.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank WandaSnow
Reviewed September 13, 2018

knaresborough very nice place to visit we have been more than once as you can have a nice walk around they is some nice shops and cafes you can visit not a big place but nice to visit

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mulveysharon
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

We had attended a family wedding in nearby Harrogate and had a few hours to kill before our flight home. I had Googled places in the area and Knaresborough looked interesting, particularly the amazing view of the river and viaduct from the castle grounds. Being...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Although the castle is small and mostly in ruin, it’s really interesting to see the interior and learn the history of the site. The castle grounds are free to walk around and are a lovely spot to sit down and relax. Your cheap(!) ticket includes...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 19laura93
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

First visit and what an absolutely amazing wonderful historic place to visit. Parking was so cheap to. £1.60 for 24 hours. Walked around the cobbled streets and around the castle down to the river and then along to the Nid Gorge. Everywhere there was so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DenJayne
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Visited here. What a good place to visit for family or couples.Plenty to see and visit. Need good weather days. Rain would spoil as it is an outside place to visit

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gillybobs1959
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views . Nice place to relaxes and chill out . Even play bowls that is great fun if anyone wants try go speak to Neil on a Tuesday great guy get u playing . I enjoy getting ice-cream having a walk around .if your...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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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
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