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“Wonderful English Heritage Property”
Review of Belsay Castle

Belsay Castle
Ranked #3 of 5 things to do in Belsay
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

This property set in wonderful grounds is great place to visit for singles, couples and families. The main house was rescued by the English Heritage and remains, as stated in the contract, as an empty but beautiful property.

Then you take a beautiful walk through the gardens passing a garden bowls ground and into the 'magic garden' and then onto Belsay Castle.

This small castle (an empty shell) is good to explore and if the weather is good a climb to the topis worth the view.

The walk from the House to the castle is accessible by wheelchair.

There is a cafe on site within the Hall property, but there is also a very good cafe just before the entrance.

I visit this property at least once a month in my own or with family.

Thank bobbyjeanNewcastle
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Reviewed March 26, 2013

Nice architecture but disappointing that the house has been left in a state of decay and consists of just bare rooms. Didn't look at the gardens as the weather was just too cold.

Thank Rockman01787
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

We've just got EH annual passes and this was our first trip -what a stunner. A 19 century hall, fantastic grounds, "gorge", medieval castele and Jacobean Manor, walks, lakes. we'll be back

Thank GillyPNorthEastCoast
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Reviewed January 14, 2013

A visit here is like visiting several attractions; there is the castle, there is the hall and there are several types of garden including a very atmospheric quarry garden.

Thank George L
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Reviewed January 5, 2013

My husband and I visit here regularly. This is an absolutely lovely place and it never feels too crowded even on busy days. The plants are lovely and there are lots of different types to see, something interesting every time you go.

Thank Janetruthe
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