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Tonbridge Castle

89 High Street, Tonbridge TN9 1DR, England
+44 1732 358198
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Lovely for walks

Had a lovely evening walk around the castle. Very well-kept grounds and ponds and good views at the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sarah H
Tonbridge Castle

When you’re visiting Tonbridge this should be one of the stops on your visit, from the outside it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bottomleybradley2015
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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89 High Street, Tonbridge TN9 1DR, England
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+44 1732 358198
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a lovely evening walk around the castle. Very well-kept grounds and ponds and good views at the top as well. I heard passers-by saying that they do open-air cinema here, it would be great to experience this but we only had the one day...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you’re visiting Tonbridge this should be one of the stops on your visit, from the outside it looks as if there is not much to see inside, but like a TARDIS it’s a lot bigger on the inside. The lower floor with the candle...More

Thank bottomleybradley2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Iv been to this place as a kid with a school trip many years ago I still go there now it is a lovely place nice to have a walk and Walk the dog it is beautiful Love the place good for kids to

Thank Samuel B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Certainly a pleasant area to spend on a sunny day in May. Some good views when you walk up to the ruins of the moat and keep. Looks like there will be a fair in the castle courtyard this weekend (27/28/29) of May so maybe...More

Thank PurplewallLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most of the castle has long gone. But you see the a small part of the east wall, where you can see how robust this was built. And then the gate house. There is a audio tour of this which is good. It would be...More

Thank Royroger66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The remaining buildings are only a fragment of the original and lack some of the more dramatic features usually associated with Norman castles. However, the existence of the original earth mound, the curtain wall and the elevated situation overlooking the river Medway makes for a...More

Thank Nedkingcott
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The exhibits are located in the gatehouse and are really fun to check out. It does require some steep stair climbing but is well worth the effort if you can manage. Watch out for the grumpy guy in the privy! A nice stroll around the...More

Thank justtourists
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

You won't miss it for sure as it's the main monument/ attraction in the city. Nice walk next to the river and up a small hill. Very well preserved. Really nice place to get some lovely pictures and relax.

Thank Joana S
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Has a wonderful going on the castle tour and the gardens outside were lovely it is free to go around the gardens but need to pay for entrance to the castle which is not overalls expensive and then outside of the Browns is a lovely...More

Thank Ty Ty E
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Interesting centre of town old scenic castle, grounds and moat - with gatehouse and keep still standing (open to visitors). Actual site goes back to Norman Times. Overlooks the River Medway with riverside walks. Plenty of seating and lovely surrounding grounds. Also a short walk...More

Thank John T
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spudle12
Is the castle wheel-chair accessible?
20 April 2017|
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Response from KentEnglandLife | Reviewed this property |
Hope this helps : Disabled access is limited, only the ground floor is accessible for disabled visitors, which does have a virtual tour facility of the whole gatehouse. All of the Castle Grounds have disabled access. Taken... More
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