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Goodrich Castle

Castle Lane, Goodrich, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6HY, England
+44 1600 890538
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Well preserved ruin

This is a great castle in a strategic position close to the Welsh border and overlooking the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sammy M
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Orpington, United Kingdom
Lovely setting in the Wye Valley.

This is a good 'childrens' castle lots of stairs to climb and corners to explore. Enough history to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Terry K
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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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Castle Lane, Goodrich, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6HY, England
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+44 1600 890538
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"english heritage"
in 95 reviews
"information boards"
in 31 reviews
"gift shop"
in 39 reviews
"surrounding countryside"
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"car park"
in 55 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 11 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 35 reviews
"tea room"
in 21 reviews
"wye valley"
in 37 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 20 reviews
"soup"
in 9 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 13 reviews
"scones"
in 14 reviews
"sunny day"
in 17 reviews
"lovely afternoon"
in 9 reviews
"forest of dean"
in 10 reviews
"friendly staff"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a great castle in a strategic position close to the Welsh border and overlooking the river. Most of the castle remains intact and armed with the guidebook and audio AIDS you can be transported back in time to visualise life in the castle....More

Thank Sammy M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a good 'childrens' castle lots of stairs to climb and corners to explore. Enough history to be interesting. If you have done this also do Raglan or vice versa they are linked by family and close by. Dont miss Roaring Meg who used...More

Thank Terry K
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent over an hour wandering round listening to the free audio information which was very detailed, giving a really good insight into the life of the castle. Really good castle, well kept and you can easily envisage how they lived at the time. New stained...More

Thank Madeleine W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly the signs to the castle in the village are confusing and we ended up going up the wrong drive. There is a large car park surrounded by trees which costs a non refundable £1 to park in and there are several disabled parking bays...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

For £1 you can park at Goodrich Castle and set off for the Symonds Yat to Kerne Bridge section of the Wye Valley Way. How good is that? And better still absolutely fabulous food to eat on your return. And even better than that is...More

1  Thank moochiemoo2015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place to visit I would recommend this place Lovely tea rooms and facilities with plenty of gifts Andy & Donna

1  Thank Andrew M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is plenty to see here on quite a small site. Take your time and enjoy the views and a walk round the moat . Hurry through the very well stocked shop unless you are ready to spend- it has some very tempting items for...More

1  Thank 1949jct
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an impressive castle with good views across the Wye valley. Although it is a ruin (as are most castles in England), there is enough structure remaining to get a good impression of what life was like when it was in use. The audio...More

1  Thank Margaret C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This castle is really lovely to Walk around, it is so quiet & peaceful and kept in really good condition. However, I would not recommend it for families with young children, or people that struggle to walk - not disabled friendly. The castle itself is...More

Thank Dyetiz
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Goodrich Castle is a great place to spend a few hours exploring. It is set in beautiful countryside with great views over the surrounding countryside. We were lucky enough to visit on a sunny day and there were hundreds of birds building nests within the...More

1  Thank Suzet73
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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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Response from Rosie H |
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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