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Tonbridge Castle

89 High Street, Tonbridge TN9 1DR, England
+44 1732 770929
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A lovely day out

Tonbridge Castle is beautiful and well worth a visit. The staff are extremely helpful and it is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
geogina55collins
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Hidden treasure

When visiting Tonbridge Wells we passed the castle and decided to pop in. Great way to spend an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
HappyMama41969
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  • Excellent39%
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“audio tour” (11 reviews)
“high street” (13 reviews)
“the river” (26 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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89 High Street, Tonbridge TN9 1DR, England
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+44 1732 770929
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"steep stairs"
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"nice walk"
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"its heyday"
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"interesting features"
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"miniature railway"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tonbridge Castle is beautiful and well worth a visit. The staff are extremely helpful and it is a lovely tour to take. In the summer you can picnic in the grounds or go to one of the many coffee shops in Tonbridge. It is in...More

Thank geogina55collins
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting Tonbridge Wells we passed the castle and decided to pop in. Great way to spend an hour looking around with the kids as lots to explore. Beautiful ruins and worth visiting if in the area.

Thank HappyMama41969
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed this tour. It is self-guided and you can select the audio or written tour. They make it as authentic as possible inside. Learnt so much!

Thank Rima B
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

I didn't realise you could go in. I think it must have been closed. I saw the gate way and thought it was worth a look and seemed a pleasant feature in nice surroundings. I also popped into the tourist information office to see what...More

Thank KevinRayment
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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

While visiting friends in Tonbridge we decided to stop to see the ruins of Tonbridge Castle. Unfortunately there is just a bit left of he original castle. But with a little imagination you can picture what a magnificent structure it was. The earthworks and moat...More

Thank Neemr22
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Reviewed 1 December 2017

Went with a friend yesterday hoping for a full day out as we usually have in most castles. This place was around £9 to visit but unfortunately, half of the castle was gone and only a small amount was left to see which only took...More

1  Thank Rosiita
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

The Gatehouse and the Motte remain. The interior of the Gatehouse can be visited and has been restored to show the history of the castle, including some set pieces. Audio tapes are available to guide you round the Gatehouse and the tapes also include a...More

Thank Frouboop
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Took my daughter for a tour around the castle, was given an ear piece and walked around Look out for the toilet scene 🤣 In December fireworks are set off from the highest point, these are amazing There’s always different evens going on in beautiful...More

Thank mandy a
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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

......the walks around the castle, and boat trips on the river which runs by. The castle itself is mainly ruined but is well maintained, and an imposing presence right on the high street. You’ll have to pay to park - they are the normal town...More

1  Thank JPG815
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

lot to do hire a boat take some food and drink explore the grounds for free nice open place large grounds

Thank lfccapturer1664
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spudle12
20 April 2017|
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Response from KentEnglandLife | Reviewed this property |
Hope this helps : Disabled access is limited, only the ground floor is accessible for disabled visitors, which does have a virtual tour facility of the whole gatehouse. All of the Castle Grounds have disabled access. Taken... More
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