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Lord Egerton Castle

Off Nakuru-Kisumu Highway, Nakuru, Kenya
+254 050 211000
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Serene environment

the gardens are beautiful. Hopefully you get a tour guide who is willing to give e you the whole... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kui K
via mobile
Unique setting

Good place for picnics and budget sleeping. You can get your own food and the lawns are nice... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2017
Nairobi, Kenya
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“many years” (3 reviews)
“nakuru town” (2 reviews)
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Off Nakuru-Kisumu Highway, Nakuru, Kenya
+254 050 211000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the gardens are beautiful. Hopefully you get a tour guide who is willing to give e you the whole history. It's quite sad.

Thank Kui K
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Good place for picnics and budget sleeping. You can get your own food and the lawns are nice. Good for a romantic picnic or cultural visit. Has an interesting story behind it about a love gift gone sour. Refreshing for someone looking for a quiet...More

Thank WashBigs
Reviewed 23 May 2017

It was built many years ago by Lord Egerton which was later named lord Egerton Castle.The surrounding grounds is well designed and is now being used by the locals for wedding parties and many other activities as an attraction center by schools.

Thank samsonnyangau
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Very cool place to visit. Nice views. I wish there were more social amenities other than just the cafeteria.

Thank Mercy O
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The Castle provides guided tours and if you are a resident at the ARC Hotel - Njoro, you do not pay any charges. The Guide is knowledgeable about Lord Egerton's history. The site could however maximize its potential by having a restaurant or a good...More

Thank crisO8786WZ
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The history behind building this castle is more amazing to hear of actually its a big lesson.Was build by Lord Maurice and still strong.

3  Thank qudrahnizar
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The history lesson is quite intresting. the grounds are well kept and you should definitely take a picture with the old trucks. The place is easily accessible by road.

1  Thank George K
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

The place is gorgeous and reeking of history. Maintenance however is at bare minimum which is a shame because the place has great potential to be a world class tourist attraction. Nevertheless worth a visit for picnics especially with small children. You can find a...More

Thank M U
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This is a castle that was built by Lord Maurice Egerton of England for his mistress during the years prior to Kenya's independence from the British. It has all the features of a complete castle and is a favourite for historians and also for day...More

4  Thank Favoured J
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Long live the Castle. Played all sorts of games, listened to music, toured inside the castle, had lunch and took photos. The day was just super doper. I will surely go back anytime. The green lawns have a therapy - family can as well go...More

2  Thank Aaron N
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Response from Michelle O | Reviewed this property |
There are different charges based on the type of tourist Adults who are citizens pay 150 while children in secondary pay 100 each those in primary pay 75 while those in nursery pay 50. Resident adults pay 450 while secondary... More