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Tattershall Castle

Tattershall Castle Sleaford Road, Tattershall LN4 4LR, England
+44 1526 342543
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Lovely interesting history

The views from the castle are absolutely brilliant. The guide we had was really pleasant and so... read more

Reviewed yesterday
clairegrange
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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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What an amazing visit to Tattersall Castle. Approaching by road, you can see this gem of a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nigel H
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Launceston, England, United Kingdom
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Tattershall Castle proudly rises from the flat Lincolnshire fens; a survivor of conflict, decay and restoration. Built of red brick in an era of stone, this fortified manor is one of the earliest and finest surviving examples of English medieval brickwork. A past home to Lords, ladies, soldiers and cows, the castle was built by the Treasurer of England, Lord Ralph Cromwell in the 1440s and saved for the nation by Lord Curzon of Kedleston in 1911. Take the winding staircase, wander through vast echoing chambers and walk out onto the battlements revealing the beauty of the Lincolnshire countryside. Eating and Shopping: Guardhouse shop selling hot and cold drinks, wrapped cakes, sandwiches, crisps, ice-cream, gifts and souvenirs. Picnics welcome. Making the most of your day: Free audio guides for children and adults. Events throughout the year, including Easter Egg fun, medieval re-enactments, open-air theatre and Christmas market. Accessibility: Site contains loose gravel paths (difficult for manual wheelchairs) and uneven grassy surfaces. Wheelchair access to the ground floor only. Access to the rest of the castle via a spiral staircase (149 steps) and steps to the basement. Dogs: Welcome on leads in the grounds only.
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Tattershall Castle Sleaford Road, Tattershall LN4 4LR, England
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Reviewed yesterday

The views from the castle are absolutely brilliant. The guide we had was really pleasant and so informative about the history of the castle. We also had the added bonus of seeing an old Lancaster flying when we were at the top of the castle....More

Thank clairegrange
Reviewed 3 days ago

What an amazing visit to Tattersall Castle. Approaching by road, you can see this gem of a castle. After climbing over 150 steps from the courtyard, there are outstanding views of the surrounding countryside, from the top of the castle. We visited over the lunchtime...More

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice few hours spent here with two grandsons age 6 and 7 they loved all the little rooms they found and the stairs! I wasn't so keen on the spiral stair case! Also got to see the Euro fighters practising which they loved. Staff very...More

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Tattershall castle on a quiet Friday afternoon and really enjoyed exploring the grounds and building with our young son and the very good audiovisual guide. We got all the way to the top of the building and enjoyed the great views of the...More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Free parking- short walk through a pretty church yard to the visitor centre/ ticket office/ cafe/ book shop. Reasonable priced at about £7 with free audio guide. A fully renovated castle and a good way to spend a couple of hours.

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During a recent trip to Lincolnshire, I was pleased to be able to visit this 15th century castle in the village of Tattershall. Well maintained by the National trust, it is beautifully restored, and still surrounded by the double moat. The interiors are left empty,...More

Thank Pete J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Set in reasonably small grounds should not put you off this lovely castle. It's well worth a climb to the top for spectacular views. Especially worth it if you want to watch the RAF planes taking off

Thank fameboy67
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasant castle with great views from the top across the surrounding area and over to the RAF base. Worth a visit for an hour or two!

Thank ChemicalJasper
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Friendly staff and wonderful scenery, highly recommend the audio guide. Go right to the top, I am petrified of heights but still felt secure and the views are breath taking.

Thank Catherine F
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We visited the castle on our stay at Tattershall Park and what an amazing place to visit. The building was great to explore from the cellar to the fantastic views at the very top. The grounds were well kept and the Gatehouse which held the...More

Thank juliewulie_12
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malc735
18 November 2016|
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Response from odelly53 | Reviewed this property |
Havent been to the Christmas market but the paths in front of the castle are pea shingle. There is a large green in the middle. Any stalls that are in the castle itself wont be accessable with a wheelchair unfortunately... More
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Jen W
12 November 2016|
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Response from Kaiser S | Reviewed this property |
The grounds are very small, literally a 30 second walk from the entrance to the castle. The castle is also surrounded by a moat.
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Sam P
18 July 2016|
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Response from Shirley B | Reviewed this property |
Good morning I hope this helps ,adult standard is £6.36 gifted it is £7 ,child is £3.18 gifted is £ 3.50 for a family it is £15.90 but if gifted it is £17.50 ,I hope you enjoy your time
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