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Interesting - very small.

Had a quick look at the castle remains. Short but steep climb, but lovely views from the top. Worth... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Wigan, United Kingdom
Small castle

Staying right opposite castle. So walked around it a few times. Not alot left of castle. Lots of... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2018
Val W
Llanelli, United Kingdom
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Good to see the castle heard so much about it. Obviously it is in ruins now, but non the less a very good place to visit

Thank Frederic J
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a quick look at the castle remains. Short but steep climb, but lovely views from the top. Worth a look .

Thank Frances86d
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Small but nicely kept, good views from the top. There is a short winding path to the top. There is not a lot left of the castle but there are information boards.

1  Thank Sheila P
Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

We visited here on a school reunion. Still a great site with great views over the town, back over the English plains and over to the hills of Wales.

Thank Paul P
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Staying right opposite castle. So walked around it a few times. Not alot left of castle. Lots of ducks and ducklings also two swans and baby ones in the surrounding moat. Cafe there also, although never went in.

1  Thank Val W
Reviewed January 22, 2018

We had a hospital appointment and had a couple of hours to kill so came here for a look around. There is not much of the castle left - the gatehouse and a few other walls however you get a good feel of what the...More

Thank Grahame S
Reviewed December 25, 2017

You will need to do a bit of climbing but once you have ascended the view is worth it but there is not much left of the castle.

Thank Cantelo
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Quick visit to this local destination. Well hidden secret in the middle of the town. Interesting walk around the top of the ruin walls.

Thank christineV9417QH
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Having been to Oswestry three or four times previously, I was fortunate to chance upon this ruined castle just at the top of town, and was also lucky that archaeologists were carrying out an excavation at the time so was able to chat to them...More

Thank Nick D
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Bonus, they were digging, so I got to see bits of the castle I wouldn't otherwise have done. Very little of Oswestry Castle remains above ground, so this was a real bonus.

Thank KevinSadler2364
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