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Longtown Castle

Route B4347, Longtown HR2 0LE, England
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An interesting (and free) place

An unusual Castle ruin - the outer walls are there in part, with the central Keep on a higher hill... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Hereford, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice experience

What a lovely little castle We went to a wasail the night before and every one walked up to the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
david s
Liverpool, United Kingdom
via mobile
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3 weeks ago
“An interesting (and free) place”
5 weeks ago
“Nice experience ”
Route B4347, Longtown HR2 0LE, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An unusual Castle ruin - the outer walls are there in part, with the central Keep on a higher hill still in decent condition. Parking is not that easy - the little road to the Castle has parking spaces, but these are for the cottages,...More

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely little castle We went to a wasail the night before and every one walked up to the tower for the pagan celebrations So we went back the following day what a lovely little site plenty of information boards telling you the history...More

Thank david s
Reviewed 8 June 2016

An English Heritage site and it's free which can't be bad. Just to get a plug in, why not join English heritage get free entry into all of their properties and help the preservation and up keep of these sites? This is worth a short...More

Thank rayj709
Reviewed 26 May 2016

What a cool little experience! We stayed just up the road in Michaelchurch and happened to drive through Longtown on several occasions, on our way out to other visits. Eventually we decided to dip in and see the castle having past the sign a few...More

Thank 290georger
Reviewed 17 May 2016

A small castle with a close-up view of the Black Mountains looming through the trees. Glimpse of the Inner Bailey with an apple tree in blossom through the archway in the outer wall. It only takes ten minutes to enjoy this castle. I can also...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Interesting to read the information boards dotted around the grounds to understand more about the castle and village.

Thank eihposnworb
Reviewed 5 September 2015

well worth the climb up the steps,dog friendly,fab views,worth a stop,tranquil place off beaten track.

Thank bikerblob
Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

We found this castle whilst on our way to the black mountains. The area is dog friendly which was great as we wouldn't have gone in otherwise. The castle is nothing like others we have visited previously, although it was viewed very quickly the grounds...More

Thank Raverbaby2k7
Reviewed 26 July 2015

We travelled just over 2 hours to see Longtown Castle and Llanthony Priory. It was a beautiful trip and the natural beauty of the area is stunning. The castle remains are small but picturesque and the views from round the keep are beautiful. Also, it...More

Thank 958sdavies
Reviewed 7 July 2015

What an interesting place to visit. Mainly ruined but well worth seeing. Fantastic views of the England/Wales border.

Thank BrianMPowell
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