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A good visit for an hour or 2

We had a hospital appointment and had a couple of hours to kill so came here for a look... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Grahame S
,
Faversham, United Kingdom
Quite good views of the town from this height

You will need to do a bit of climbing but once you have ascended the view is worth it but there is... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2017
Cantelo
,
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Chapel Street, Oswestry, England
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"information boards"
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"ruined castle"
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"town centre"
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"excavation"
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"plaques"
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"foundation"
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"history"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 25 December 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
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Reviewed 2 October 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.

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Reviewed 14 September 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
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Reviewed 7 September 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.

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Reviewed 11 August 2017

It's near the centre of town so does not take long to get there on foot if you are visiting Oswestry anyway. Not much left of the castle but good views from the site and an plaque giving very interesting information regarding it's history at...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

Not very onerous climb-Worth it for a mild scramble .Intersting information board to learn some local history.

Thank Keppel
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

was it worth the walk up the hill? not really. Ive seen many better castles in wales and northumberland.

Thank john e
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Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Was a little confused by the Castle, or lack thereof! Should be described as a monument really, but nevertheless was a fun little walk up with children, and a nice view from the top. Provided a good laugh for us as well!

Thank Kate H
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

Worth a look if you are in Oswestry as it gives great views over the area - not a place to make a special visit to. Not much there other than the view.

Thank KC5001
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