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Bramber Castle

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Address: Castle Lane, Bramber BN44 3WE, England
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Dramatic ruined tower

Bramber Castle, very close to Steyning, is completely free - a bit of a rarity in this day and age. There's not a lot left of the castle - King John and the English Civil War put... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely lovely place to learn some history with well preserved signs and gardens. Personally i think this would be a lot better for those with children as theres plenty of room for them to run around and have a picnic! Thank you Bramber castle for a lovely trip.

Thank Bethany S
Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very much a ruin but with a splendid view all round the mound so making the effort is rewarding - the church is also worth a visit.

Thank Steve W
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105 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pleasant spot but this is very much a ruin. If you are nearby it is worth a look - but it's not worth a journey.

Thank LondonDiT
London, United Kingdom
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436 reviews
309 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Bramber Castle, very close to Steyning, is completely free - a bit of a rarity in this day and age. There's not a lot left of the castle - King John and the English Civil War put paid to most of it - but the ruin of the tower is a dramatic first sight as you come up from the... More 

Thank lonewolf44
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Beautiful village very quiet Lovely old buildings. old church 14th centurary houses. Riverside walks. Castle Hotel old but with very modern interior. near to lovely Steyning.

Thank sylviaccmimosa
Stockport, United Kingdom
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487 reviews
138 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We stopped here to give the dogs a walk on a journey. A large site on a hilltop, with very little of the castle remaining. The tower seen in the photos is more like a lonely "Old Man of Hoy" . The best feature would be the panoramic views over the River Arun but on a sleety, drizzly morning this... More 

Thank wanderingdubyas
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Not much left of the castle but maintained by English Heritage. However can be muddy and a bit slippery when wet. Worth it for the views though.

Thank Linsley M
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I often trek up here - have had many a picnic and childrens birthday party in this little gem. Shared by lots of local families and dogs. The moat is good for a walk round but very slippery in wet weather.

Thank Deb J
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113 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

There's really not a lot to see but then it is ancient. In a lovely spot when ch earns it 3 stars. Church next door is a lot more interesting and also ancient.

Thank HampshireKenny
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

It is very pretty area and worth a wak around the town and maybe a bite for lunch. But as alot have said the castle itself is a little disappointing. Really not much to see, drove for miles to see it when everything else was closed. Lovely little walk would come again just have more of a day trip planned

Thank Jenny S

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