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“Well worth a visit - the kids loved it!”
Review of Pickering Castle

Pickering Castle
Ranked #5 of 21 things to do in Pickering
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Reviewed July 31, 2012

We visited Pickering Castle on the way home from our holiday in North Yorkshire. Although it doesn't appear to be anything special, once inside it's really entertaining and worth the money. The kids really enjoyed looking around all the ruins, exploring the hidden rooms and climbing the steep steps. The shop is well worth a visit as you can buy viking hats etc - great for role playing! We wish we'd taken a picnic with us now as it would have been perfect. Really easy to find and a lovely way to end our holiday!

Thank Martha Y
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Reviewed July 17, 2012

The best thing about the castle is the view from the top of the Keep over the countryside. There are very few rooms that can be entered (best buidling is the chapel) and towers that can be climbed. No walls to walk along. It's worth a visit for an hour or two if you're in the area.

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Reviewed June 18, 2012

Okay you fork out god knows how much to check out a shell out a castle built for William the Conq,
So it's okay I guess, even with what attractions they do....
But follow the path around it and you come to dalby forest!!!!!
now this is a place to adventure, from a smooth easy walk along a path for the easy walker
or
the complete climb over trees, jump a gully or two, climb a tree off the track adventure!!!
Trust me it worth checking out, if you've a mountain bike it's worth it too!!

1  Thank diablokitten
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Reviewed May 10, 2012

What an amazing place the castle is once a major court - it transports you back in time.
you can walk walk round the moat - and have a glorious walk in Pickering wood.s great for children adults and dogs.

Thank ValerieGardner19
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Reviewed May 3, 2012

Beautiful place! Staff very friendly. We had a fabulous time

Thank Una-Beaumont
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