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Castle Hill National Historic Site
Ranked #1 of 6 things to do in Placentia
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Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Fun. Very informative about history that may not be well known. Detailed, well presented displays. Fantastic scenery and viewpoints. Good walkways and trails.

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"steep walk"
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"small exhibit"
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"life"
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing that there is a big gate at the entrance which does permit you to even see the site. We were here on a beautiful Oct day and thought it might be closed but most historic sites allow you to walk around without a guide, like at the colony of Avalon.. Not here, you can’t see a thing. Poor for a national historic site.

Thank Lesterbeach
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Though officially closed for guidance, there were local park rangers who were very very helpful. We were allowed into the Visitor Center to see the small museum, and we enjoyed a very pleasant stroll on the hill, and marvelled the beatiful sea view.

Don't miss it, if you get near the remote place

1  Thank gonjo
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Besides the ruins of the fort, from which your had a good panarama of the area, there was an indoor interpretive centre with a film.

1  Thank harry w
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Newfoundland has spent a lot of money, marketing the province to us westerners. It's surprising therefore, to find all their Provincial sites to be closed by Labour Day.

Thank 929Patty
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