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Castle Acre Priory

Castle Acre, Castle Acre, King's Lynn PE32 2XD, England
+44 1760 755394
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Really interesting

Great recorded tour set up with really in-depth information and at no extra cost. It’s an amazing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
March, United Kingdom
Beautiful Grounds

Stunning establishment. It is obvious that the caretakers take pride in keeping the grounds looking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Brandon, United Kingdom
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Castle Acre, Castle Acre, King's Lynn PE32 2XD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great recorded tour set up with really in-depth information and at no extra cost. It’s an amazing place because of the huge size of the buildings and church.

Thank ElfManor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning establishment. It is obvious that the caretakers take pride in keeping the grounds looking nice. Our kids enjoyed seeing the ruins and walking around the grounds.

Thank RML1672
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We visited this priory during our stay locally. The ruins are impressive and give a sense of the majesty of the place when it was an active priory. We used the audio guide which was very interesting . An attraction to suit all ages ....More

Thank Ioloiwrch
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Plenty free parking , display cabinets are good and you get a free palm unit to listen to commentaries, especially of first hand accounts. It shows England at its best, destroying works of such splendour in the name of money. looking at the size of...More

Thank Alan R
Reviewed 25 October 2017

A friend and myself took the morning to see the castle and the priory, we had the entire grounds to ourselves.. The ruins of both are great but the priory is amazing and beautiful. With the price you get a very informative audio guide. Without...More

1  Thank Liz R
Reviewed 17 October 2017

We were staying in Swaffham so drove out to see Castle Acre and the Priory. Ran out of time to visit the castle as well. As usual, a well run historical site by English Heritage. The audio is a boon, explaining the history as you...More

Thank unimumNorfolk
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

There is parking at the site, approached through an impressive ruined gatehouse. There are WC facilities in the car park and a small gift shop and museum. The site is run by English Heritage so non members need to pay an entrance fee. This includes...More

Thank CG101010
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

A great 6.5 mile walk around Castle Acre taking in both the Castle as well as the Priory. Having parked at the Castle we walked round this site, which had appropriate signage to give you the basic details of the Castle and the grounds which...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We are members of English heritage and enjoyed our visit had it to ourselves and was great to see and walk around and take our dogs

1  Thank happydaft
Reviewed 4 October 2017

On a recent visit to Castle Acre I visited the Priory. What a gem! It is so lovely and quiet. The priory is a ruin and because there is so much of it to see it does take an hour or two to go all...More

1  Thank Marion C
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Jolita K
4 July 2017|
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Response from Julie E | Property representative |
Hi Please contact the site for more information Thank you
19 March 2017|
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Response from hfulton32 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry I can't remember if the visitors' centre/entrance has steps. You could ring 0370 333 1181 to check. The (outside) loos are not wheelchair friendly but on the above no you can check if there's an adapted one inside... More
Jo M
24 October 2016|
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Response from Heather S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, fine with dogs, as long as they are on a lead. And obviously you have the poo bag handy!