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Historic remains of Egremont castle

I Enjoyed a pleasant stroll around the gardens of Egremont castle leading into the original... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Rose F
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Hidden secret.

This is a historic castle built in the 12th century on the mound of an older Norman site. Hidden... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2017
589Richard
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Egremont, United Kingdom
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18 Jun 2018
“Historic remains of Egremont castle”
11 Jun 2018
“Beautiful Park”
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

I Enjoyed a pleasant stroll around the gardens of Egremont castle leading into the original courtyard which gives clear views over Egremont. Very pleasant and well kept

Thank Rose F
Reviewed 11 June 2018

I was in the area so took the dog for a walk round the castle grounds. The mixture of manicured garden & wild areas was a nice change. The information panels dotted around gave an insight into the locations history. There are a few steps...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a historic castle built in the 12th century on the mound of an older Norman site. Hidden off the Main St behind a line of trees, it's well worth a visit to see the ruins. The added bonus are the views of the...More

2  Thank 589Richard
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Egremont Castle is worth for the walk around see the castle and go. Not so big not too much to do. It gives a good look of part of the town but nothing else. Short stop.

1  Thank David Felipe A
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Amazing history behind these ruins that the Friends of Egremont Castle have brought to life with there information boards. An unusual find in this market town.

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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice, good view, ideal place for Stargazers, nice ruin, well appointed, good fresh air, best view of the town, enjoyed our time here, good benches.

1  Thank Christan F
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Well kept grounds with some beautiful flowers. The castle is ruins from its original state, your imagination will be clear of how the castle use to be. The history of the castle is on a board on entrance and makes good reading. Excellent for young...More

2  Thank Trishspedding
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Stopped off here on the way back from the beach at St Bee's Head. Really good castle in small Lakes town with picturesque views and interesting signage, about the remaining fortifications of the castle and the long history under Norman barons and the Earl of...More

1  Thank DannyW368
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

On a sunny morning the castle is very attractive. There is excellent signage with information about the castle. Thee are lovely view down the river. The place is well maintained. A pretty spot in this little town

1  Thank fromstalbans
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Interesting and informative information boards help to make the visit to this castle ruin worthwhile. Situated very close to the town centre (5 minute walk) a gentle climb up to the castle for views of the surrounding area

1  Thank 2Mike2
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