Ashby de la Zouch Castle, Ashby de la Zouch

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  • Ashby-de-la-Zouch is a lovely historic little market town between Nottingham and Birmingham, with a C15th castle which was mentioned in the novel "Ivanhoe". The name is fascinating to research, and I ...  more »
  • This is a brilliant half day out for the family in the heart of the Leicestershire landscape. This pre Tudor Castle ruins and associated audio tour is fascinating and provides ingesting history of the...  more »
  • Visited in January 2018. Be aware castle only open at weekend in winter months. Nice couple of hours spent exploring the site. Public car park just round the corner to the castle is free on a Sunday. ...  more »
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  • Really fun! Came with my partner and our dog. The castle was very interesting, views from the tower were amazing. Grounds were nice too. Drinking water was also available from the tap in the toilet which is really useful and rare!! The guy in the kiosk was very nice and informative too.
  • There is little to no parking whatsoever. Park far away and walk in. The staff are very welcoming and I can recommend the audio guide. Bring a packet lunch as there's no where to buy food at the castle or near by. The walk up to the top is well worth it with the stunning views. Don't miss the tunnel running under the side of the castle. Well worth a visit with children or just to see a bit of history.
  • I don't think that the castle is worth the cost of driving into the park! It's extortionate the cost just to drive through!! It's not like your going on some crazy adventure! You drive a mile and park up in the car park. Then pay for a drink and food if you wish. And that's also expensive. The people on the gate who takes your money is a snotty old fart with attitude! Who obviously hates his job. Apart from that it's not a bad place for older people, but definitely not for kids as mine were bored as hell.
  • An imaginative, amusing and well guided audio tour of castle ruins. Very much ruins, not an intact castle . Very little is accessible if you have mobility issues and the approach road is desperately in need of repair.
  • Very dramatic place. Very friendly staff. I took my young dog with me when she was recovering from surgery, learning to walk and explore the world. She was so nervous - but enjoyed discovering the castle and its grounds, spiral stairways and loved the tunnel especially! Parking and facilities all good.
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