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PSS Wingfield Castle

Museum Road, Hartlepool TS24 0XZ, England
+44 1429 860077
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Good for a quirky lunch

Looking at this old ship from the outside I would never have considered it for a lunch as its run... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mags B
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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
PSS Wingfield Castle

This old paddle steamer is well worth a visit. It’s a free attraction on the Histotic Quay in... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2018
WendyMagee
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HARTLEPOOL
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Steamboat on Hartlepool Historic Quay also café moored on the water
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good33%
  • Average30%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“engine room” (9 reviews)
“humber bridge” (4 reviews)
“sandwiches” (7 reviews)
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Museum Road, Hartlepool TS24 0XZ, England
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+44 1429 860077
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"steamers"
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"coffee break"
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"pleasant cafe"
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"piece of history"
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"great ship"
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"staff were friendly"
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"well worth a visit"
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"value for money"
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"ferry"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Looking at this old ship from the outside I would never have considered it for a lunch as its run down. We decided to have a look around as it was free. Some parts closed off due to weather. Then we had a look at...More

Thank Mags B
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

This old paddle steamer is well worth a visit. It’s a free attraction on the Histotic Quay in Hartlepool. You are able to wander around freely and you can see the engine room. There is also a cafe on board. A good piece of history...More

Thank WendyMagee
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Ready for a drink and a snack during our visit to the RN museum. Unable to get on the upper deck due to weather damage, but had a look round inside. The engines, boilers and stoke hold are visible through large panels. The cafe is...More

Thank Steve R
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

This place is kind of a cool spot. But the ship looks very old and rusted. Hard to get into it as a ship when the Trincomalee is right there. But this ship is free to board which is a plus. The cafe is nice,...More

Thank NJtoUK2008
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Neglected and unloved she rots away in her last resting place but hopefully she will be restored to health and some vitality soon. The only life left in her is the cafe in the main salon. The engines that brought her to life as a...More

Thank lmorgan2015
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Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Looked forward to visiting the Wingfield Castle but unfortunately it has reached such a level of disrepair that it is now not safe to walk around the outside decks and they are not open to the public. The ship itself is in very poor condition...More

Thank Normieb41
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Brought back fond memories of travelling across the Humber from New Holland to work in Hull on this ferry.

Thank graham795
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

So sad to see this once great ship falling into disrepair. The top decks are now closed to the public due to weather damage and the paddle areas are just rotting away..So sad.

Thank Sycamore68
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Sad to have to give this a negative review as I was looking forward to seeing this historic vessel as they are few and far between in the North of England. At first I wasn't sure if it was open as it's exterior makes it...More

Thank Liam G
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

this is worth seeing i believe it is going to be restored in the futchur i can remember going on it when it was running across the river humber .

Thank peter p
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oscarcaz
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You can only access the main floor in a wheelchair, this has the cafe, the engine room and a deck. There is an accessible toilet. To get to the upper deck there are stairs, the lower deck does have lift access but the two... More
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