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I took a road trip from St.Johns out to visit Castle Hill was worth the drive the weather was beautiful, the staff at the information center were very friendly and helpful with history, take at least 2 hours to fully take in the experience of...More
We loved our stop at Castle Hill! We were able to learn about the history of the area, which we did not know, coming from Quebec. The audio guide was really helpful and easy to follow. I would recommend doing the tour inside and then...More
Definitely take an audio tour with you when you do the short (30 minute) trek around the fort. No additional charge for them. And bring earphones with you! They do give you some for free but if you're like me and have a dozen already,...More
Very disappointing that there is a big gate at the entrance which does permit you to even see the site. We were here on a beautiful Oct day and thought it might be closed but most historic sites allow you to walk around without a...More
Though officially closed for guidance, there were local park rangers who were very very helpful. We were allowed into the Visitor Center to see the small museum, and we enjoyed a very pleasant stroll on the hill, and marvelled the beatiful sea view.
Castle Hill is a National Historic Site located in Placentia, on the Cape Shore Drive in Placenta. My Wife and I had completed a cross country road trip in August 2017 and I stopped here in September on a return to Newfoundland to see a...More