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Goodrich Castle

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Very nice castle

Me and my friend went there once. Wow what a lovely castle and surrounding the areas. There is one... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Monsur A
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Great and informative Audio Tour of a great Castle

Staying nearby we decided to visit Goodrich, and took advantage of the free audio tour which was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Paul H
Essex, United Kingdom
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Castle Lane, Goodrich, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6HY, England
+44 1600 890538
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All reviews english heritage information boards car park surrounding countryside gift shop worth the climb ticket office tea room wye valley couple of hours entrance fee nice walk well worth the visit scones helpful staff sunny day forest of dean
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my friend went there once. Wow what a lovely castle and surrounding the areas. There is one coffee shop lovely place. I'll be back again when I back around.

Thank Monsur A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying nearby we decided to visit Goodrich, and took advantage of the free audio tour which was excellent and complemented by informative panels and illustrations all around the property. Some excellent views and a very interesting location with a colourful history. Well done English Heritage...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a cream tea in the cafe (delicious and not too expensive) and then went to see the castle. We had the benefit of going on an absolutely stunning day - proper Autumn sunshine and the trees surrounding the castle were a full...More

Thank Emily R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a very cold windy day when we visited so we hasened it up a bit but found it very weii preserved and kept. and of course interesting

Thank Sylvia H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well preserved castle with lots of nooks and crannies, dark dungeons and winding spiral staircases to explore. The hands on history for kids was great fun for our little one, learning the ways of a medieval soldier and later on battle field first aid. There's...More

Thank Alanwickerjnr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here before but about 5 years ago - did audio tour this time and well worth it Kids had a great time

Thank Mullso
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Being in the area and English Heritage members, we made a point of visiting this castle on a particularly pleasant Autumn day. It is still very impressive with a fascinating included audio tour. Unfortunately, half the schools in the area seem to be here at...More

Thank 956swanp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called as an afterthought to fill an hour. It was great, make sure you take the audio guide, it made the visit come to life. Interesting history and plenty of nooks and crannies to investigate.

Thank Destination629583
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one place not to miss!! We spent hours exploring the castle ruins -- inside and out. So well kept and preserved by the English Heritage folks. The views of the countyside from the top of the Keep are breath-taking -- well worth the...More

Thank MargA110
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Visited here last week. Not normally a great fan of ruined castles but this is an exceptional ruin. A marvellous setting with a spectacular view from the top of the Norman tower. (Steep and narrow stone staircase for access). Well worth a visit. The staff...More

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Gurpreet G
26 February 2017|
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Response from Sharon S | Reviewed this property |
We spent 2hrs there but I'm sure it would have been more weather permitting.
25 January 2017|
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Response from Neil G | Reviewed this property |
We visited with a 5 year old field lab, he loved it and so did we, we were allowed to take him into the tea room as he is very well trained and it was raining heavily and we wanted food as well as hot drinks, it was quiet... More
17 February 2015|
Response from Rosie H |
April through to October 10am - 6pm with last entry around 5pm and tearoom open until 5:15pm Winter hours (October through to March) are weekends only 10am - 3pm (ish). Open during the weekdays of half terms in the... More