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“great castle and very interesting history”
Review of Tattershall Castle

Tattershall Castle
Ranked #3 of 14 things to do in Tattershall
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Tattershall Castle proudly rises from the flat Lincolnshire fens; a survivor of conflict, decay and restoration. Built of red brick in an era of stone, this fortified manor is one of the earliest and finest surviving examples of English medieval brickwork. A past home to Lords, ladies, soldiers and cows, the castle was built by the Treasurer of England, Lord Ralph Cromwell in the 1440s and saved for the nation by Lord Curzon of Kedleston in 1911. Take the winding staircase, wander through vast echoing chambers and walk out onto the battlements revealing the beauty of the Lincolnshire countryside. Eating and Shopping: Guardhouse shop selling hot and cold drinks, wrapped cakes, sandwiches, crisps, ice-cream, gifts and souvenirs. Picnics welcome. Making the most of your day: Free audio guides for children and adults. Events throughout the year, including Easter Egg fun, medieval re-enactments, open-air theatre and Christmas market. Accessibility: Site contains loose gravel paths (difficult for manual wheelchairs) and uneven grassy surfaces. Wheelchair access to the ground floor only. Access to the rest of the castle via a spiral staircase (149 steps) and steps to the basement. Dogs: Welcome on leads in the grounds only.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

fab views and great with all the family this is fab for couples or history buffins
we went as a family of 12 all mixed ages from 16yr upwards and we all had a fab day we also went in the church next door and saw Tom Thumbs grave it cost 8.00 adult or 20 family well worth the money

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

very good view from the roof. if you are close of this castle dont miss it and to stop to see it. you dont meed a lot if time.

Thank VaiJon
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

I love this place. Its fantastic at any time of the year. The building itself is really interesting and the views are amazing and you can see as far as Lincoln Cathedral.

This time we visited over Easter and did the egg hunt with the children. It was busy, busy, busy with well behaved children running everywhere hunting for clues. Fantastic atmosphere. Look forward to coming again.

Another must when visiting is a trip around the church. Opportunity to learn about the bats and marvel at the architecture.

Thank peter d
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Best visited on a clear day when you can see all the landmarks from the battlements. The castle has a fascinating history and the audio guide is excellent, just wait a second after touching the screen, mine wasn't as responsive as a smart phone. Having your own headphones is a plus (same jack as in your phone).
I listened to all of it and I was there just over 2 hours.
Take a warm hat and coat, it was colder inside than outside!

Thank RayStarbotton
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Nice looking castle but for me the main attraction was the view of it outside and the church next door which all comes free of charge. If you like looking inside at the history and objects then well worth a fee.

Thank FoodMeansChocolate
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