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Goodrich Castle

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Brilliant day out

Been here before but about 5 years ago - did audio tour this time and well worth it Kids had a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mullso
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Melbourne, Australia
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Fascinating castle with extensive views from the top of the Keep

Being in the area and English Heritage members, we made a point of visiting this castle on a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Swan P
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Weston-super-mare
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Castle Lane, Goodrich, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6HY, England
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All reviews english heritage information boards car park surrounding countryside gift shop worth the climb ticket office entry fee tea room wye valley couple of hours nice walk well worth the visit scones soup sunny day helpful staff
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Been here before but about 5 years ago - did audio tour this time and well worth it Kids had a great time

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Being in the area and English Heritage members, we made a point of visiting this castle on a particularly pleasant Autumn day. It is still very impressive with a fascinating included audio tour. Unfortunately, half the schools in the area seem to be here at...More

Thank Swan P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called as an afterthought to fill an hour. It was great, make sure you take the audio guide, it made the visit come to life. Interesting history and plenty of nooks and crannies to investigate.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one place not to miss!! We spent hours exploring the castle ruins -- inside and out. So well kept and preserved by the English Heritage folks. The views of the countyside from the top of the Keep are breath-taking -- well worth the...More

Thank MargA110
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here last week. Not normally a great fan of ruined castles but this is an exceptional ruin. A marvellous setting with a spectacular view from the top of the Norman tower. (Steep and narrow stone staircase for access). Well worth a visit. The staff...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good visit, interesting castle with lots of history. Good price to go in too. Very nice tea room. Well worth a trip.

Thank derek w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a brilliant time at this castle. It is quite derelict in places, but this only adds to the amazing atmosphere and sense of genuine history. The cafe serves lovely, interesting food, and there is a nice gift shop to boot. The staff were all...More

1  Thank JJL99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was our second visit to Goodrich and certainly didn’t disappoint. The castle is mostly ruined, yet still has a warren of passageways, staircases and hidden rooms to discover. Our 6 year old son loved exploring the different areas and we happily spent 1-2 hours...More

1  Thank Sophie_C01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As we were staying in Ross on Wye we were recommended this. We were told it was just ruins which put us off as we like to look around but there was plenty to see and with an audio guide we spent a couple of...More

1  Thank Guitarman4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good quality food in the restaurant. Very friendly staff in restaurant and reception. Enough remains of the castle to appreciate what it was once like. Lots of stairways , some very dark and narrow, leading to rooftop views. Bedrock is exposed in the moat for...More

Thank Michael W
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Gurpreet G
February 25, 2017|
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Response from Sharon S | Reviewed this property |
We spent 2hrs there but I'm sure it would have been more weather permitting.
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January 24, 2017|
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Response from Neil G | Reviewed this property |
We visited with a 5 year old field lab, he loved it and so did we, we were allowed to take him into the tea room as he is very well trained and it was raining heavily and we wanted food as well as hot drinks, it was quiet... More
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Bill4433
February 16, 2015|
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April through to October 10am - 6pm with last entry around 5pm and tearoom open until 5:15pm Winter hours (October through to March) are weekends only 10am - 3pm (ish). Open during the weekdays of half terms in the... More
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