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A nice place when you have a friends 'thingy' to celebrate.....the ancient buildings plus the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nakuru, Kenya
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A landmark building with an interesting history!

The Lord Egerton Castle is A landmark building with an interesting but sad history beautifully... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Micke S
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Off Nakuru-Kisumu Highway, Nakuru 20100, Kenya
+254 050 211000
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a place with rich history but nobody to tell and document. The castle has been neglected by the university and should be handed over to the national museums or any other body which can preserve the jewel in the valley. The castle is...More

Thank Philemon C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place when you have a friends 'thingy' to celebrate.....the ancient buildings plus the modernly gardens gives a very cukturaly diverse feeling

Thank mbuguarimui
Reviewed July 25, 2018

The castle has great history and a great sad story too. It is an amazing piece of work for its time period. However, the place is a bit run down. It is empty, the floor tiles are torn off the floor, ceiling stained- things are...More

2  Thank zimchicktravels
Reviewed July 14, 2018

The castle is fun to explore, but there is not much inside (décor, period furniture, etc). We were able to wander throughout and check out the nooks and crannies, which was fun. Did not take a guided tour, but I think that would have filled...More

2  Thank bjkahansen
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The Lord Egerton Castle is A landmark building with an interesting but sad history beautifully located on a hilltop. The place is well worth a visit and a guided tour.

Thank Micke S
Reviewed June 5, 2018

The castle is fantastically built, the technology used at that time was amazing. And its good to see old items from that era. The grounds are maintained very well and the guides are very knowledgeable. A good place to visit for real history lessons.

Thank TheEbullienTraveller
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

It's worth a visit even though the house is basically empty. Unfortunately when Lord Egerton died in 1958, most of his furniture, etc was shipped back to England. Then most of what remained behind was looted by residents in the area. Knowledgable guides will show...More

2  Thank rejoicing
Reviewed January 4, 2018

A good pace for outdoor activities. They have not yet started nightout rest rooms but in case they do, this will be a very best place, quiet, a home away from home resting place. A home of mind resting and planning lots of your activities...More

Thank cathy862
Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

It took 16 years to build the castle after that Lord Egerton had failed to impress his fiancée with the 2 earlier houseconstructions. She even claimed the first house was a House for a dog. Slight exaggeration - there seems to be at least 2-3...More

2  Thank Hans L
Reviewed November 6, 2017

Get to know more about Lord Egerton and how he dominated the highlands of Nakuru Kenya. How he had giant inbuilt musical system, generated electricity for his castle, old refrigeration cold rooms

2  Thank Jeff M
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Response from Michelle O | Reviewed this property |
There are different charges based on the type of tourist Adults who are citizens pay 150 while children in secondary pay 100 each those in primary pay 75 while those in nursery pay 50. Resident adults pay 450 while secondary... More