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“Worth Exploring”

Christchurch Castle
Ranked #12 of 42 things to do in Christchurch
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Worcester, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Worth Exploring”
Reviewed April 14, 2013

The remains of this castle sit high on a small hillock which has steps so that you can safely navigate to the top. There are good views of the priory from here.
Close by is a riverside walk leading to the ruins of a Norman house. There are information boards which are interesting to read and the site is free to access.
We would recommend combining a visit to the castle with one to the priory and other attractions.

Visited April 2013
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English first
Reading, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Worth a wander...”
Reviewed April 6, 2013

Not much to this ruin but right in the centre of town and interesting to wander round for five minutes away from cars and people.

We paused here whilst walking towards the water.

Visited March 2013
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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“History”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

I walk round the edge of the castle with the dog, its lovely. Its great to have a castlle, priory and a harbour all so close.

Visited March 2013
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Pile of rubble...nothing at all to see here”
Reviewed March 21, 2013

It's just a pile of rubble now, nothing at all to see here except a plaque with the typical "this castle was home to..." dialogue written on it...honestly it's pointless coming to visit unless you like giant stones

Visited March 2013
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