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Nunney Castle

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Address: Castle Street, Nunney, Frome BA11 4NJ, England

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We stopped by as were in the area, and this was a lovely find. It's a small castle ruin that has a moat full of water. One can walk around the castle within 5 minutes, so this... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped by as were in the area, and this was a lovely find. It's a small castle ruin that has a moat full of water. One can walk around the castle within 5 minutes, so this will not be somewhere you need to spend too much time at. It's free to visit and the village itself is also quite... More 

Thank Jeremybr
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While not necessarily worth a long distance special trip (unless you are a committed castle enthusiast), Nunney Castle is a must-see if you are staying in the area. It is easily accessible (a couple of steps and some rough walking once you are there) and has an almost idyllic location. It also graphically encapsulates a period of English history. Oh... More 

Thank 674IanM
Callington, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely little castle with moat. Only worth it if you are passing through but nice n nevertheless. The village is small but pretty. Stay at Penny's Mill if you go there though. That's not to be missed.

Thank Bloominrosey
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful and historical place to visit it was fascinating and the kids enjoyed it too. Lovely spot for a picnic and very relaxing.

Thank Kirsty C
Bristol, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Perhaps one of the smallest castles I've ever visited and although in ruins is well preserved. Apart from the moat the Nunney Brook also runs close by making for a very enjoyable setting.

Thank Tinram_R
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place online and so glad we did. It's only small and to be honest not much of it is left but to look at it's lovely and is set in beautiful surroundings. It is nice you are able to go into what is left and look around. We took a stroll around the village which was also... More 

Thank Claire F
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75 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is a beautiful village with the imposing castle ruins in the background. A very interesting visit with boards telling you about the place.

Reigate, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Ruined, with a moat, this little castle is romantic, in a great setting hidden in plain sight in the middle of Nunney Village. Enchanting, even in early March.

Thank maisielane
Frome, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Costs nothing to visit it is tucked away in the charming village of nunney. We visit here for a bit of a wander and it gives a chance for our little one to get a bit of a runaround... Lovely in any weather (just be careful of the moat which is filled with water!) Great for wildlife too at anytime... More 

Thank HjustH
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Nunney Castle is a lovely little castle in the pretty village of Nunney. It's set right in the heart of the village with a tea room very nearby and an excellent pub, The George, just a short walk away. The castle is surrounded by a moat and can be accessed by a footbridge at the rear of the building. Although... More 

Thank Simon S

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