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We had been told this castle was in good walking country. So we thought we'd give it a try. It was really interesting.
There aren't many ruined castle where you can climb up stone spiral stairs to the upper floors. Views are good especially to...More
Ruin of a late medieval castle that was more of a lightly fortified luxury home than a truly defensive fortification, it fell to Parliament in C17th and then became a "romantic" ruin in the C18th.
A really beautiful ruin with a fascinating story, this will...More
Set beside a peaceful lake some 5 miles east of Shaftesbury, Old Wardour Castle, was originally built in the 14th century. Today there is a well maintained castle ruin, a 18th century Banqueting House and a special grotto created out of Castle stones. Down in...More
The castle is set in a spectacular setting and is very picturesque. The grounds are farly small but contain some interesting buildings and the view of the lake is lovely. The castle itself is incredible. You can make your way through a random set of...More
Fantastic setting, enough of the castle standing to explore, interesting grotto in the grounds,lovely short circular walk through the woods outside. Has a small shop with drinks & ice creams. Great place for a picnic.
We spent about 3 1/2 hours here. Bit of a interesting drive to get too the castle. Narrow roads! But take your time. It's not a problem. And the satnav signal lasted the whole way thank goodness! Because it really is in the middle of...More
Did a 3.5 mile walk before going into the castle, weather was fantastic for the day and wished we had a picnic for sitting on the lovely grass around the castle. Was really nice to be able to go into the building and climb the...More
This has a feel of real medievalness, the castle overlooks a lake and there are also many footpahs in the surrounding hills and woods, you go inside and climb up to hearly the top of the castle and the grounds are lovely and perfect for...More
This has been on our list for a while. It's a lovely old ruin that you can wander around (with a good audio guide), and there's enough left that you can imagine the rest in your mind! The surrounding countryside it beautiful, and you can...More
My daughter and I will be in Salisbury in a couple of weeks. We won't have a car; I understand there is a bus that goes to/from Old Wardour Castle. How long is the ride? How often does the bus come?
Thanks so much in advance,
8 November 2015|
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Response from Gail C | Reviewed this property |
Wilts & Dorset this is the bus company in Salsbury ,you could contact them xx