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Visit to castle and MG cars

Lovely walk when castle is open. Steep and hilly in places and not suitable for wheelchairs... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Hawarden, United Kingdom
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Lovely walk

Attended the Charity Open Day. Been a few times over the years. Can't see as much of the gardens... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
Chester, United Kingdom
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18 Jun 2018
“Visit to castle and MG cars”
14 May 2018
“Lovely walk”
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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely walk when castle is open. Steep and hilly in places and not suitable for wheelchairs. Pavilion area is fine where the car rally was.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank pollardd2018
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Attended the Charity Open Day. Been a few times over the years. Can't see as much of the gardens as you used to. £3 entry. Bar and coffee etc available. Nice day out if you are passing

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank AnneMarie775
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Nice easy walk but very short as most of the land is private and can only be accessed by villagers with a permit.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank yorkshirerose96
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Open space with plenty of space to walk your dog. Peaceful and beautiful countryside within the gates. A lovely place for family walks and picnics or a cool drink across the road in the Glynne Arms. It's worth doing a bit of local historical research...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank TomRodger989
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Hawarden Castle is just a short, pleasant walk from the library and is worth the walk. You stroll through beautiful gates to a lovely park...

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank Donna0648
Reviewed 23 July 2015

It's s very easy Sunday afternoon stroll around the grounds of Hawarden Castle. Good place to collect conkers, too, whether for playing or for spider deterrents in the corners of rooms.

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank noredpen
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Fantastic venue for the outdoor Proms in front of the castle, a very rare privilege to be at venue in those grounds. Wonderful atmosphere despite the torrential rain (rechristened Proms in the Ark), plenty of room for picnic paraphernalia, parking nearby.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank rusty45
Reviewed 23 August 2014

The Hawarden castle is privately owned and only open to the public twice a year. However, you can walk through the main entrance gates, wander through the parkland and see the castle. This castle was the final resting place for the last Prince Llewelyn of...More

Date of experience: August 2014
6  Thank Coneyc
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Hawarden Castle is a Victorian country home, crenellated like a castle (hence the name), whose most famous past resident was William Ewart Gladstone, the very able Liberal Prime Minister. The house itself is not open, but the gardens and the C13th keep of the old...More

Date of experience: May 2014
5  Thank Expl0rer007
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hickman j
6 July 2018|
Response from pollardd2018 | Reviewed this property |
There is free parking at the farm shop. There is a grassed area near the pavilion thst was used for the MG cars on show. Not sure if this is used as a public car park. The castle is only open 3 times a year, is a short walk... More