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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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lovely place to go

knaresborough very nice place to visit we have been more than once as you can have a nice walk... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2018
mulveysharon
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shipley, United Kingdom
Stunning view from the castle grounds!

We had attended a family wedding in nearby Harrogate and had a few hours to kill before our flight... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
LindaF1003
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Alicante, Spain
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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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Castle Yard, Knaresborough HG5 8AS, England
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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
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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
Thank LindaF1003
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
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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
1  Thank Harrogatetaster
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Despite the rain (when we were there), it is worth walking around the castle and reading the information boards on its history and seeing the amazing views. Beautifully kept too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank millefleurs2010
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful place . with great views of the River . cafes and ice-cream parlour.A fun place for every one

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andrea L
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Sitting in the grounds of this ancient castle , we follow the train as it crosses that well known Knaresborough viaduct. It’s almost stepping back in time. The pretty buildings perched all along on one side, at various levels, look like toy houses from a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KnaresboroughLass
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The main area is on one level offering a gentle stroll for those less mobile. For the more active you can use the steps (steep) or the slopes to access Bebra Gardens, where you will find the paddling pool or head further down to the...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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