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Stokesay Castle

| Stokesay, Craven Arms, Ludlow SY7 9AH, England
+44 1588 672544
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Goid day

Well preserved castle in Shropshire. Plenty to see. Audio guide available or you can just use your... read more

Reviewed today
holytrinity1
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birmingham
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Relatively small castle, but the tour is a revelation of life at that time

To get the most out of the tour you should use the audio facilities available when you get your... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kp1nw
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  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“english heritage” (113 reviews)
“audio guide” (140 reviews)
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| Stokesay, Craven Arms, Ludlow SY7 9AH, England
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+44 1588 672544
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"fortified manor house"
in 122 reviews
"english heritage"
in 113 reviews
"audio guide"
in 140 reviews
"next door"
in 48 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 94 reviews
"tea room"
in 49 reviews
"craven arms"
in 22 reviews
"small site"
in 10 reviews
"adjacent church"
in 10 reviews
"car park"
in 46 reviews
"main hall"
in 9 reviews
"mobility problems"
in 9 reviews
"little gem"
in 24 reviews
"small cafe"
in 10 reviews
"civil war"
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"couple of hours"
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"cake"
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Reviewed today via mobile

Well preserved castle in Shropshire. Plenty to see. Audio guide available or you can just use your imagination! Beautiful views across the Shropshire countryside. Well worth a look.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

To get the most out of the tour you should use the audio facilities available when you get your ticket. The insight this offers is informative without being overbearing. It allows you to appreciate some of the ways in which life changed over the period...More

Thank kp1nw
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well looked after by English Heritage. Exciting to explore it’s different aspects. Our friends hasn’t been before, and we’re intrigued by its survival. Romantic setting. Well preserved woodwork.

Thank Andrew S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle, in the main, has changed little since it was built in the 13th century but includes some interesting additions as the building developed. The audio guide was very useful and provided a wealth of information as you moved around the rooms. With a...More

1  Thank M1chelleandJon
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here many times over the years, and it never fails to connect me with our past. Set in stunning countryside, and surrounded by our glorious history, it's a fantastic place to while away a few hours, and every so often, they have events...More

Thank JCM772014
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not been here in 40 years and visited today with my grown up family, you need the audio guide to get the most from your visit but it is a very special place

Thank don g
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an English Heritage property and unusually has a roof! Free entry for English Heritage members and around £9 for adult entry. The gatehouse and exterior is picturesque. There is an audio guide but we were pushed for time so did not opt for...More

Thank Robin M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful site run by English Heritage. It was the location of a medieval manor house which has been developed to include a Great Hall, Gatehouse and Tower. The location puts it in a valley with rolling hills and the railway line nearby. The gift...More

Thank ArkiCambridge
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely trip out ..definitely take the audio tour enhances your visit..lovely shop with local ice cream choices

Thank Donna B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stokesay castle is a nice little castle to explore. It's not very big and you can be round it in around 30 minutes or so. But it's very picturesque and you have a choice to go round with an audio tour which would make your...More

Thank Neil T
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Angela G
28 December 2017|
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Response from travelbob31 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Angela according to its website it is open on New Year's Day.
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RedbedlingtonUk
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Response from Halfhighlander | Reviewed this property |
The fireplace in the Solar and the Solar room itself was refashioned in the 17th Century.. as were many of the other rooms in the castle. The Gate House is also 17th Century. [citing information from the English Heritage... More
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Response from Halfhighlander | Reviewed this property |
"Allowed in grounds on lead only. Assistance dogs welcome throughout the site. Dogs not allowed inside castle buildings." (English Heritage website)
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