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Stafford Castle

Newport Road, Stafford ST16 1BP, England
+44 1785 257698
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A very different Castle

I've driven hundreds of times passed this Castle, perched high on an outcrop but, until now, had... read more

Reviewed yesterday
MedEngland
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England
A great view of Stafford and the surrounding countryside.

I often take a walk up to Stafford Castle and the view up there is brilliant on a clear day. You... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda W
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Newport Road, Stafford ST16 1BP, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I've driven hundreds of times passed this Castle, perched high on an outcrop but, until now, had not found time to visit - but am glad I did. It's well signposted; you park up (for free) and go to the Visitors Centre - entrance to...More

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I often take a walk up to Stafford Castle and the view up there is brilliant on a clear day. You can walk all around it and even go inside the castle. It has a good walk up the hill with walks around. It is...More

Thank Linda W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle has great views over Staffordshire. The ancient herb gardens are interesting and if there is an event on it is worth a visit. If not you can go into Stafford to see the ancient house and shops to make up a day out.

Thank DTWinfield1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stafford Castle itself is not that brilliant as castle ruins go, but it is very interesting, a good energetic stroll from the visitor centre and car park below. There are various routes and paths up to the castle, which are well marked with info boards....More

Thank Keith019
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We hadn't expected much of this but really liked it. We were impressed with the visitors centre with a great little museum and very intererested and friendly staff. The museum was good fun, boys liked trying on the different helmets, etc. Lots of information. You...More

1  Thank Reflectorgo
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Was a beautiful day. Took my girlfriend for a walk around the castle as we are both into history, love reading the information boards about the castle. Helps you understand the place and the history of it all a bit more. Haven't been inside yet...More

Thank bradjames94
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Had a bit of time on our hands following a poor driving experience nearby, and before we could check into our hotel, saw the signs and dropped by. Pleasantly surprised to find no charge either for the car park or for admission to the site....More

Thank JohnGravett
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This castle will never be the epitome of medieval culture or even the most intact castle in the area. If you after an attraction like Warwick Castle, then you will probably be disappointed in Stafford Castle. However, if you are interested in castles, then this...More

Thank Rebecca F
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Imposing monument on top of a hill, but not much of it left. Great views of the surrounding countryside and of Stafford itself. One can even see the Wrekin in the distance.

Thank david m
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The staff was very helpful and knowledgable. There is a good display in the museum and this is well worth a visit on its own. There is a short or a circuitous walk up to the castle which of course is a ruin. Various attempts...More

Thank Richard S
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