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Conisbrough Castle

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Stunning Castle

I have lived in and around Doncaster all my life - visiting great castles around the UK but have... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Doncaster, United Kingdom
Lovely views

A quick stop off on the way to our holiday for my Husband to have a rest. Plenty of information... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Southport, United Kingdom
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This romantic castle with stunning views over Conisbrough, inspired Sir Walter Scott's Ivanhoe and still fires the imagination today. With floors and roof restored in the lofty circular keep you can fully appreciate the magnificence of the original...more
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| Castle Hill, Conisbrough, Doncaster DN12 3BU, England
+44 1709 863329
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All reviews english heritage small site information boards war memorial car park worth a visit school visit coffee machine guide book disabled parking sunny day enjoyable visit couple of hours wander around great place to visit kids love entrance fee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in and around Doncaster all my life - visiting great castles around the UK but have never visited Conisbrough Castle. What a mistake to make, that is please do not miss out on this gem of a castle. Having parked in the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DanumStGeorge
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quick stop off on the way to our holiday for my Husband to have a rest. Plenty of information and lovely views from the top (if you can get up there)

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jadring
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

We were fortunate to find a school visit taking place, and so instead of been closed for the winter programme, we were able to wander around this lovely castle at ease. The staff were so friendly and helpful. They even recommended the local cafe Chimes,?which...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank HCornell
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Never had much schooling growing up on the streets of Amsterdam. Hustling a living looking after my narcoleptic parents and my albino kid brother. As a grown man I love to visit old buildings and drink in the history and savour the emotive atmosphere. Catching...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kevbutnobacon
Reviewed October 10, 2018

This is a very imposing castle with fantastic views from the top of the keep. The keep itself is unique in Britain due to its cylindrical design ringed with six great turret buttresses. There is a really informative introductory exhibition in the entrance shop which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank andrewpeterbaker7
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Coming from a country with no castles, I may be a bit biased as to how good this one is. The man at the shop was very knowledgable and friendly! Gave us loads of history on the castle and the church nearby! Not to mention...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank riedefine
Reviewed September 26, 2018

This is quite an impressive castle to visit and its keep is still relatively intact. This gives the advantage of being able to climb up it and see some excellent panoramic views which must extend for miles as you can see Emley Moor transmitter. There...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Yorkterrier01
Reviewed September 25, 2018

If you are ever passing by Conisbrough,spare an hour to visit this piece of history,you certainly won't be disappointed. Very well kept and immaculate grounds all add up to a great morning out.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank freddiedoncaster
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Yes this is a n acncient monument, sadly some have seen much better days and this is one of them now ticked off

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Angela H
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Staff are so helpful. We had a disabled friend with us who certainly couldn’t manage to climb the Keep. The staff helped her with an iPad that showed all the sights she missed 140 odd steps to climb and worth it. You will learn all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DinahGO
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July 8, 2018|
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Response from Gavik123 | Property representative |
Yes - Its £3.99. Thanks.
May 18, 2018|
Response from Gavik123 | Property representative |
Yes- plenty of parking at bottom of hill or for the less able we have some spaces outside the visitor centre.
December 26, 2017|
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Response from PaddyJCawkwell | Reviewed this property |
The wider grounds are free and open...but the complex has an entrance fee. Check the website.