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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
Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Castle Hill, Conisbrough, Doncaster DN12 3BU, England
All reviews english heritage information boards small site war memorial worth a visit car park coffee machine school visit guide book disabled parking sunny day enjoyable visit local history couple of hours kids love great place to visit gift shop
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
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
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
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
Conisbrough Castle is a great castle. Not the biggest I've ever visited but stands it's ground as an imposing figure over the local countryside. It's been restored sympathetically and with good exhibits and projected information with brings the castle alive. Well worth a visit.
Went with husband and 2 grandchildren. Must say a bit disappointed. Entry price is very reasonable £5 ish for hubby and me (O.A.P's), and free for under 5's. We paid at the gift shop and went in. There were no checks for the tickets and...More