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Hertford Castle

The Castle, Hertford SG14 1HR, England
+44 1992 552885
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Lovely area

Had a great afternoon at "Rock in the Castle" in the beautiful sunshine ! Good music, views and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David S
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Enfield, United Kingdom
Pretty gentrified market town

First visit in many years proved to be a pleasant surprise. It's been transformed from a dreary... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sotontraveller
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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Hertford Castle Gatehouse is a Grade 1 listed building. The Castle grounds are open to the public free of charge 7 days a week. Throughout the year the Castle opens to the public free of charge. Hertford Town Council organise events for all ages from brass band concerts to open air cinema events, music festivals to craft markets. Visit hertford.gov.uk/events for a full listing of castle events available to the public. The Castle gatehouse is available for venue hire and offers a stunning location for weddings, private hire and corporate hire with prices starting from £40 ph.
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  • Average21%
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“wedding venue” (3 reviews)
“lovely place” (4 reviews)
“nice grounds” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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The Castle, Hertford SG14 1HR, England
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+44 1992 552885
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great afternoon at "Rock in the Castle" in the beautiful sunshine ! Good music, views and bars to enjoy on a very hot afternoon. Very well attended and even had to queue to get it but it was worth it. A most enjoyable...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit in many years proved to be a pleasant surprise. It's been transformed from a dreary, uninteresting little place into a thriving, busy small town. Nothing remarkable about the shops except that all is easily accessible on foot (traffic is a bit of a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really nice visit to Hertford castle with my friends on a beautiful Summer's day. Would visit again someday.

Thank mostexcellent2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit in this attractive town with its location inside the park so a good place to take your picnic. Really a Keep not a castle but does not lessen the attraction

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

I have visited this place many times in the past and have very fond memories of it with friends. A great place full of life and a wonderful river full of ducks and other creatures. A main issue are all the teenagers hanging out around...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2018

we called in whilst the classic cars were on display on the green. have a look for the portraits of mayors through the ages. See how fashion has changed. A video was playing in one of the large ground floor rooms, gave a good history...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

We went along to the Teddy Bear's Picnic last July and really enjoyed it. The event itself was free and there were some free of charge teddy bear games, Punch and Judy show and some river rides (although we didn't do those). Also chargeable bouncy...More

1  Thank TravellerNearLondon
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

Visited Hertford town and castle today. Had a lovely time, my son was amazed exploring the castle rooms, especially fascinated by the ‘dungeon’. Some lovely dresses for children to try on too. The staff working here today were very polite and friendly. I highly recommend...More

1  Thank Mazh100
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

My wife and I visited Hertford Castle for a wedding on Saturday. The grounds are lovely and the castle is of course beautiful. We thoroughly enjoyed the wedding which was well organised and all who attended had a lovely day in this idyllic setting. Hertford...More

Thank Attews
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

We visited here for the wedding of our good friends and we were very impressed by it! Beautiful setting. Very historic with lovely grounds. The wedding was excellent, so beautiful!

1  Thank katzuk2018
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Geoff L
2 July 2016|
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Response from HertfordCastle | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. The castle grounds are open to the public free of charge 7 days a week. The castle is a working building so is only available to clients who hire rooms for weddings, private and corporate... More
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