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Helmsley Castle

Helmsley Castle Castlegate, Helmsley YO62 5AB, England
+44 1439 770442
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Helmsley Castle Castlegate, Helmsley YO62 5AB, England
+44 1439 770442
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Reviewed 2 days ago

No matter how many times we visit, it is still awesome. Loads to explore and so peaceful. Cafe good for tea and cake too

Thank mattyandco
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thus castle is in the lovely picturesque village of Helmsley, a lovely little market town with quaint shops, cafes restaurants and pubs. The castle is hidden, and sits quietly behind the village, with only the west tower being visible. The walk around takes about an...More

Thank Russell H
Reviewed 1 week ago

A 12th century castle that passed through many owners including Richard 111. Much of it was destroyed in the civil war. The Tudor mansion contains a museum on 2 floors with various interesting artefacts and hands on items. Allow plenty of time to view these....More

Thank ceecee51
Reviewed 1 week ago

Set in the lovely town of Helmsley the castle is a great place to spend an hour or so. There is still quite a bit to see and the free audio tour is very informative and helps to bring the history of the castle to...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a look around when in the area. Well behaved dogs welcome on leads. Note no Cafe on site but plenty in the town.

Thank DJRangoon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As we were in Helmsley for the night we went to the Castle during the afternoon before check in. The site is English Heritage and we ended up joining. The site doesn't have it's own parking but there is a parking area close by which...More

1  Thank Mari N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped at Helmsley castle on way to a short break in Whitby.Enjoyed very much,great history and photographs.Took our own picnic and sat in grounds.

Thank tn1para
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Others have already done a great job reviewing this place. I've nothing more to add, other than to say this was an enjoyable and interesting visit made all the better for it being a nice sunny day when we visited (useful when taking into account...More

Thank onistjon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Helmsley Castle is a great castle to visit. It is part of English Heritage. If you are a member, admission is free. If not it is £6.90. The property is beautiful, located on a hill. You get a great view of the Walled Garden and...More

Thank RamonaL34
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over the last few years, we have visited Helmsley and always intended to have a look around the Castle but never came across it. This time, we made this our priority and were not disappointed. Mostly wheelchair accessible and very informative. Well worth a visit.

Thank Janis C
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