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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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Imposing castle with great views

This is a very imposing castle with fantastic views from the top of the keep. The keep itself is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
A lovely visit on a fine day

Staff are so helpful. We had a disabled friend with us who certainly couldn’t manage to climb the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ilkeston, 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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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
| Castle Hill, Conisbrough, Doncaster DN12 3BU, England
+44 1709 863329
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank andrewpeterbaker7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank riedefine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Yorkterrier01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank freddiedoncaster
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank DinagGO
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

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.

Thank Paul W
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Awesome Castle, with some fantastic views and lots of history. Lovely grounds English Heritage Satff very helpful & chatty

Thank Ian M
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Great attraction, lovely old castle with some fantastic views and lots of history. Lovely grounds and if its a nice day take a picnic.

Thank Susanvc24
Reviewed September 3, 2018

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

Thank kathryn w
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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.