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The ruins of Weoley Castle are over 750 years old and are the remains of a fortified manor house built as a hunting lodge by the Lords of Dudley. The castle once stood within a thousand acres of deer park which extended almost as far as the city...more
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Anwold Road | Weoley Castle, Birmingham B29 5RX, England
Weoley Castle is seldom open to the public as it is now managed by the Museum Department of Birmingham City Council and staffed entirely by volunteers. As it has been subject to substantial "vandalism" in the past, it is surrounded by by high metal fences,...More
We went to Weoley Castle as a fun Sunday out and were not disappointed! The £3 for a tour and bird of prey display was well worth it.
Caroline, our guide, was friendly, funny and enthusiastic and made our visit even more enjoyable. We enjoyed...More
We visited the Castle as part of the Heritage Open Days Scheme. We didn't know of its existence as we live quite a way away. There are only basically ruins to see but our guide, Caroline, was very enthusiastic and she brought the place alive...More
i am 54 now. up until about the age of 30 i used to live about 100 yards from these ruins. when i was a kid growing up, weoley castle was a nice place to live. unfortunately, these days it is a dumping ground for...More
Lots of role play, foam sword fights with the kids, guided tours of the grounds, lots of history all FREE of charge. Kids had a fantastic time we took our own food, no food served so do have to take your own. Great day out...More
The last time I visited this 750 year old fortified manor house, was during a school study trip during my preteen years - some 12 or 13 years ago. Back then the castle grounds was genuinely "open", thus giving us a closer look (and feel)...More
While Weoley castle has a public viewing area that is open almost every day of the year, this is behind a mesh fence and therefore not great. However throughout the year they hold events (check their website) where you can see the castle close up....More
There's no doubting this is a wonderful ruin, well preserved and on a lovely largely flat area that would be easily accessible and enjoyable to all.
However, you can't actually get to it.
There is a small grassed area at the side of a very...More
We paid £2 each to get in and there was a display amongst the ruins of various different birds of prey. There was a factual talk on each bird and they flew sometimes quite close to you…. the highlight was the last bird circled around...More