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Stokesay Castle

| Stokesay, Craven Arms, Ludlow SY7 9AH, England
+44 1588 672544
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Lovely!

Had a snack and drink in the lovely tearoom to start with .. Parking cheap .. only £1. Very scenic... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
82jenn1990
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Telford, United Kingdom
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Interesting manor house hidden away in countryside.

Located up a narrow lane, this unusual fortified manor house is very picturesque. The audio tour is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
fork_handles
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Luton, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“english heritage” (113 reviews)
“audio guide” (140 reviews)
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| Stokesay, Craven Arms, Ludlow SY7 9AH, England
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+44 1588 672544
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"fortified manor house"
in 122 reviews
"english heritage"
in 113 reviews
"audio guide"
in 140 reviews
"next door"
in 48 reviews
"well worth a visit"
in 94 reviews
"tea room"
in 49 reviews
"craven arms"
in 22 reviews
"small site"
in 10 reviews
"adjacent church"
in 10 reviews
"car park"
in 46 reviews
"main hall"
in 9 reviews
"mobility problems"
in 9 reviews
"little gem"
in 24 reviews
"small cafe"
in 10 reviews
"civil war"
in 14 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 26 reviews
"cake"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had a snack and drink in the lovely tearoom to start with .. Parking cheap .. only £1. Very scenic grounds around the castle, you walk through church grounds to get to the ticket office/gift shop. You get a free audio guide which gives a...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Located up a narrow lane, this unusual fortified manor house is very picturesque. The audio tour is very worthwhile and gives a lot more information as there is no display boards to give information which would be good if they were able to install these....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

What a little gem this place really is, set by the shropshire hills you wouldnt of known this place existed. Spanning over 700 years of history, which had seen the scars of civil war, this manner house is a great reminder of how through those...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well preserved castle in Shropshire. Plenty to see. Audio guide available or you can just use your imagination! Beautiful views across the Shropshire countryside. Well worth a look.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

To get the most out of the tour you should use the audio facilities available when you get your ticket. The insight this offers is informative without being overbearing. It allows you to appreciate some of the ways in which life changed over the period...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well looked after by English Heritage. Exciting to explore it’s different aspects. Our friends hasn’t been before, and we’re intrigued by its survival. Romantic setting. Well preserved woodwork.

Thank Andrew S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle, in the main, has changed little since it was built in the 13th century but includes some interesting additions as the building developed. The audio guide was very useful and provided a wealth of information as you moved around the rooms. With a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here many times over the years, and it never fails to connect me with our past. Set in stunning countryside, and surrounded by our glorious history, it's a fantastic place to while away a few hours, and every so often, they have events...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not been here in 40 years and visited today with my grown up family, you need the audio guide to get the most from your visit but it is a very special place

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an English Heritage property and unusually has a roof! Free entry for English Heritage members and around £9 for adult entry. The gatehouse and exterior is picturesque. There is an audio guide but we were pushed for time so did not opt for...More

Thank Robin M
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Angela G
29 December 2017|
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Response from travelbob31 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Angela according to its website it is open on New Year's Day.
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RedbedlingtonUk
26 September 2016|
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Response from Halfhighlander | Reviewed this property |
The fireplace in the Solar and the Solar room itself was refashioned in the 17th Century.. as were many of the other rooms in the castle. The Gate House is also 17th Century. [citing information from the English Heritage... More
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13 January 2015|
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Response from Halfhighlander | Reviewed this property |
"Allowed in grounds on lead only. Assistance dogs welcome throughout the site. Dogs not allowed inside castle buildings." (English Heritage website)
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