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Stafford Castle

Newport Road, Stafford ST16 1BP, England
+44 1785 257698
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Nice walk to get to the castle

A lovely walk up to the castle. Unfortunately the visitor centre is closed on a Monday but there... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
BVDE2016
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Lovely Walk and Fantastic View

Visited with my children to see a real example of a Motte and Bailey Castle. The sign is quite... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah C
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Stoke-on-Trent, England, United Kingdom
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Newport Road, Stafford ST16 1BP, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A lovely walk up to the castle. Unfortunately the visitor centre is closed on a Monday but there are lots of signs around so still very instructive. Takes about 40 minutes to walk all the way round.

Thank BVDE2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with my children to see a real example of a Motte and Bailey Castle. The sign is quite small, so nearly drove past! The car parking is limited. The visitor centre is only open at the weekend 11 am until 4 pm from November...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First things first, there isn't much left of the castle to look at really. If you are in the area I think it's still worth visiting, because it's free admission and the walk uphill is somewhat nice. You can walk around and have a picnic,...More

Thank Tom N
Reviewed 7 October 2017

The Castle itself is in Ruins but it's a very nice place to go for a walk on a nice day. There's a little museum and the staff are very friendly and knowledgeable.

Thank Skye C
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I've driven hundreds of times passed this Castle, perched high on an outcrop but, until now, had not found time to visit - but am glad I did. It's well signposted; you park up (for free) and go to the Visitors Centre - entrance to...More

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I often take a walk up to Stafford Castle and the view up there is brilliant on a clear day. You can walk all around it and even go inside the castle. It has a good walk up the hill with walks around. It is...More

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The castle has great views over Staffordshire. The ancient herb gardens are interesting and if there is an event on it is worth a visit. If not you can go into Stafford to see the ancient house and shops to make up a day out.

Thank DTWinfield1
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Stafford Castle itself is not that brilliant as castle ruins go, but it is very interesting, a good energetic stroll from the visitor centre and car park below. There are various routes and paths up to the castle, which are well marked with info boards....More

Thank Keith019
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We hadn't expected much of this but really liked it. We were impressed with the visitors centre with a great little museum and very intererested and friendly staff. The museum was good fun, boys liked trying on the different helmets, etc. Lots of information. You...More

1  Thank Reflectorgo
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Was a beautiful day. Took my girlfriend for a walk around the castle as we are both into history, love reading the information boards about the castle. Helps you understand the place and the history of it all a bit more. Haven't been inside yet...More

Thank bradjames94
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