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Middleham Castle

| Castle Hill, Middleham DL8 4RJ, England
+44 1969 623899
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Full-Day Yorkshire Dales Tour from York
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| Castle Hill, Middleham DL8 4RJ, England
+44 1969 623899
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I didn't visit here for the historical importance of the castle ,I was however here to take some atmospheric(hopefully) images of the ruins.From that point of view ots a great place to get some stunning photographs.

Thank pfc302
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended the Middleham Festival for the first time and wasn't disappointed.' Richard III' and his Queen where present and mist entertaining . Brilliant plave to visit in the heart of North Yorkshire

Thank Roxykit
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Middleham castle springs up from out of the town streets. It's ruins are impressive for those like us who have read about the mysteries of Richard III. There is a sad and poignant atmosphere in Middleham that sets it apart from more complete monuments like...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The dread, visiting any ruined site, is that attempts will have been made to rebuild or speculate in stone. This is certainly not the case here, at this large and impressive ruined castle with Royal connections, in this case, Richard the Third. English Heritage look...More

1  Thank Geoffrey B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This really is a stunning building which has been well preserved by English Heritage. The scale of it cannot be gauged from the market place in Middleham - this is a significant monument with a great vantage point across the Dales. One word of caution...More

1  Thank Malcolm K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed walking round this castle, the views are wonderful! The tiny little town is beautiful and full of horse riders. Would definitely recommend on route to or from forbidden corner :)

1  Thank slater0121
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle looks impressive from the road and is well preserved for a ruin if that makes sense. We expected to spend quite sometime here but there was actually less to see than we expected. There were a few placards scattered about giving some background/history...More

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

English Heritage does such a great job presenting these old ruins to the public. Middleham Castle was great to explore. I enjoyed stepping into history and walking where Richard III walked.

1  Thank Eirewolf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We parked in the main square with no difficulty and walked up to the castle. This was on a Friday afternoon. This castle is associated with Richard III who lived here as a boy and returned later with his wife Anne Neville when he was...More

Thank Alyson K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Middleham on a Sunday. We had heritage passes so we just went in. The site was quite lovely and the scenery and opportunity for pictures was very good. There were very few placards with information about the castle, there were some but not many....More

Thank flawny
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Diane S
17 March 2017|
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Response from Abi C | Reviewed this property |
Weekends only until April like most English Heritage properties.
29 December 2016|
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Response from ava712 | Reviewed this property |
Middleham Castle is open each weekend (10 am to 4 pm) until the end of march 2017. After which it is open seven days a week (10am to 6pm) until early October. Early October to early November it is open from 10 am to 5... More
18 August 2016|
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Response from STUART W | Reviewed this property |
I take mine to every English Heritage site no one says a word