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Address: Off Nakuru-Kisumu Highway, Nakuru, Kenya
Phone Number: +254 050 211000
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A Decades-old Historical Heritage

This is a castle that was built by Lord Maurice Egerton of England for his mistress during the years prior to Kenya's independence from the British. It has all the features of a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Favoured J
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a castle that was built by Lord Maurice Egerton of England for his mistress during the years prior to Kenya's independence from the British. It has all the features of a complete castle and is a favourite for historians and also for day camping or outdoor activities.

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1 Thank Favoured J
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Long live the Castle. Played all sorts of games, listened to music, toured inside the castle, had lunch and took photos. The day was just super doper. I will surely go back anytime. The green lawns have a therapy - family can as well go for outday.

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Thank Aarronnes
Nakuru, Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

they should fix it up a bit make it to make it more interesting for the people to want to go and see it.....put more antics in the building

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Nakuru, Kenya
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Not recommended unless you would like to see a Llama, which they have a few caged ones in the garden. The building is terribly run down and they only have one room with about 10 old artefacts. very sad.

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1 Thank ChaniaTSC
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

special place to be and attractive.very fantastic and comfortable,i like it for photo shooting and picnic sites

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Thank Carol M
Nairobi, Kenya
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36 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

The well trimmed lawns and the lush plains are a sight to behold...the architecture of the castle is just magnificent. Very picturesque. Llamas can be seen trotting away. The tale of an undying love for a woman that made lord Egerton build a castle to impress the lady who ends up breaking his heart forever never to be mended. All... More 

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Thank Michelle O
Nakuru, Kenya
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

I have visited this place three times and loved it each time.I first went there as a student,then later with friends then another time for a picnic with my boyfriend.The place has history that dates way back when Lord Egerton was around.The people there are well versed with the story and they will indulge you as they take you through... More 

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Thank Elizabeth m
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

A magnificently built building a copy of Egerton House, England. Neglected & dilapidated, however this is a true gem which could be mistaken for a country manor in Somerset, England. Cheerful friendly tour guides, the casltle was looted & is a naked shell, longing for investment & renewed love, it is a must visit by anyone with a love of... More 

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Thank Guy K
Western Province, Kenya
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Its a nice castle in a sunny day for photographers. However, we were just passing by and didnt have time to go inside. Also, beforehand we didnt find any information about prices. Now they charge 12$ for non-residents and 4,5$ for residents. Same price if you want just to have a look in the garden or have a tour inside... More 

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Thank MartaNikolaevna
Nairobi, Kenya
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

it was very interesting to learn the history of Lord Egerton...and we saw a llama!!! We wished we had gone with the children but they were too busy swimming at the hotel :(

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