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Stokesay Castle

| Stokesay, Craven Arms, Ludlow SY7 9AH, England
+44 1588 672544
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Great place to visit

Great attraction for a couple of hours visit. The castle is well preserved and is a fascinating... read more

Reviewed yesterday
SMKing
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Benfleet, United Kingdom
A stunning peaceful site - very atmospherick

A delightful castle that has been preserved to show what life was like during the the occupation of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
tim r
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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| Stokesay, Craven Arms, Ludlow SY7 9AH, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Great attraction for a couple of hours visit. The castle is well preserved and is a fascinating insight into times gone by. The audio guide is excellent too and brings the place to life.

Thank SMKing
Reviewed 3 days ago

A delightful castle that has been preserved to show what life was like during the the occupation of various families & ages. The staff were very helpful.

Thank tim r
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stokesay Castle is a beautiful medieval site. The audio guide which you can take around with you certainly brought the place to life and really adds to your experience. One tower (which has 5 species of bats roosting at night) contained about 10 nests of...More

Thank Shelley A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Stokesay is a beautiful mediaeval castle. Lots of nooks and crannies and audio guide a must as you can imagine how it was many years ago. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit and staff in shop helpful and polite. Would recommend ...well worth a visit.

Thank Mixmonkey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stokesay castle is quite intact but small. Although the audio tour helps it only takes about an hour. During our visit we had barking dogs, the owners just stand there and allow it. And we had kids running around shouting, parents thinking it's acceptable. This...More

Thank Garyhooch
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stokesay Castle is a very interesting and unique medieval site. If you visit I would strongly recommend that you take advantage of the audio guide which gives a lot of background information on the history of the castle. The great hall has an amazing roof...More

Thank patrick_huggett
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visit this castle a few years ago with friends from America, who were very impressed. Well worth a visit. Parking there no problem

Thank len m
Reviewed 1 week ago

There aren't too many 13th. century castles around that have dodged architectural changes over time. The Great Hall alone with its original wooden beamed roof and simple layout including a central fireplace with no chimney is worth a visit. Built by Laurence de Ludlow, a...More

Thank RonnyGAustralia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely visit. Very impressive place but you do need either a guide book or audio description to talk you through the rooms because without them there isn't any information on what you are looking at. There is a separate charge of a...More

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best English Heritage property we have visited. If you love history this is the place. The audio guide is superb.

Thank Maigemu299
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26 September 2016|
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Response from Halfhighlander | Reviewed this property |
The fireplace in the Solar and the Solar room itself was refashioned in the 17th Century.. as were many of the other rooms in the castle. The Gate House is also 17th Century. [citing information from the English Heritage... More
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Response from Halfhighlander | Reviewed this property |
"Allowed in grounds on lead only. Assistance dogs welcome throughout the site. Dogs not allowed inside castle buildings." (English Heritage website)
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13 January 2015|
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Response from jeanette p | Reviewed this property |
You can take dogs within the grounds, but they can't go inside the castle.
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