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Hadleigh Castle, Hadleigh
Categories: Ruins, Tourist Spots
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I love this place. Granted it would be great if there was a bit more standing, but the castle still has lots of atmosphere and really is a beauty of a ruin.
Lovely area, amazing views and nice walks. Nice spot for a picnic or you can grab tea in the nearby farm coffee shop.
I took my Mum to Hadleigh Castle last friday 23rd september,as she said she hadnt been there since she was a child.It was a glorious day,the views over the estuary were fantastic.Its a great place to ... read more »
Awesome historic place, great views for photography, relaxing but sadly screaming kids could potentially ruin it so make sure you go when it's late in the day!
Total shambles! They do not organise event properly at all Arrived for vampire hunt 29th Oct paid for parking to be told it other side near bike thing walked all way to it, to still be looking around for event that meant to be sign posted it is not did not see one sign! So I walk back to car as my time on ticket nearly up and would miss event Get back in car to not be able to find other car park because of no signs indicating way to it! So called other half to walk back with disappointed kids and we went home. This is the 2nd event gone to where nothing was organised properly. If we had known there was 2 event on and to go to other car park none of this would have happened at all and we could of mapped before hand where to go! Totally crap for organisations and letting people no where to go for what event.
Pretty spot, dogs welcome on lead, scenic walk.
A pleasant location on a warm and sunny day for a picnic. Overlooking the Essex marshes and the Thames estuary this 13th century castle has much history attached to it. Built after 1215 during the reign of Henry III by Hubert de Burgh, it was later remodelled by Edward III to defend against potential French attack. Sadly subsidence and the sale of its stonework in the 16th century has led to much of the castle being left in ruins. There is limited free parking at the end of Castle lane and a chargeable car park at the nearby Salvation Army farm.
Angel Of The Stories
Interesting place, I spent wonderful day visiting it
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