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Hartlebury Castle

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visited with grandchildren

A great place to visit either with or without children. Plenty of interesting rooms, exhibits and... read more

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BerkeleySandy
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Interesting but disjointed

The main house is really interesting, the videos that lead you through the house are good but in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lizcp83
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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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Hartlebury Village, Hartlebury, Kidderminster DY11 7XZ, England
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All reviews county museum well worth a visit picnic area olden days interesting history lovely cafe interesting place to visit on display return next year cider press all ages guided tour senior citizens state rooms talking pictures lovely afternoon bank holiday
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Reviewed today

A great place to visit either with or without children. Plenty of interesting rooms, exhibits and decor for everyone to enjoy.

Thank BerkeleySandy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The main house is really interesting, the videos that lead you through the house are good but in places a little too long. It's strange to expect visitors to want to stand in front of a screen for ten minutes or even longer in some...More

1  Thank lizcp83
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the home of the Bishops of Worcester for hundreds of years. One of our guides was the wife of the last Bishop who lived in the castle. It isn’t actually a castle just a stately home. We had 2 very knowledgeable guides who...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a magical place to visit and isn’t on everyone’s radar as it is run by the village trust as opposed to the National Trust. It’s well worth a visit. The gardens provide excellent walks and scenery. The museum has something for everyone with...More

1  Thank Doug S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited sometime ago , but this museum is really a hidden gem. You walk from room to room and say wow , I remember that, or my grandad did that. So just stroll around then look at the old horse drawn caravans and see how...More

Thank Bloke1947
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A trip to Hartlebury Castle was not high on my visit list ....... How wrong I was this was truly inspirational from the talking pictures through to the secret rooms and beyond. The term " Castle " is perhaps a bit misleading as it is...More

1  Thank WorcsHornet
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Great place to visit now that the house is open there's so much to see both inside and out Can you find the two secret rooms? We did, great fun Lots of old vehicles to see

Thank PamY_11
Reviewed October 2, 2018

The Museum, formerly the country residence of the Bishops' of Worcester has recently expanded since the Bishop of Worcester vacated. The visitor can be amazed at the early 15th century great hall with its historic portraits of its clergical residents, plus historic furniture with fine...More

Thank rotarymowerman
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

Although we went without the children it would be a fantastic place to visit with children. The story being told through the picture frame videos is a fantastic way to take people back in time and in nearly every Tom there is a hands on...More

Thank Lecy22
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Have passed the sign to the castle many times and thought 'boring museum'. How wrong can you be! The castle itself is well worth a visit with video pictures to tell the story of the house. The museum adjoining it has been done in a...More

1  Thank alvelydon
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Sophie P
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Dogs can be walked in the small nature reserve off the car park but are not allowed inside the Castle or grounds at present.
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