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Baconsthorpe Castle, Holt

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  • Worth a visit as part of a short walk in the area.a moated fortified manor house in lovely countryside.  more »
  • We came here with our dog and all of us fell a little bit in love. Thanks to some weird sat nav setting my hubby has done, I think we came the back road in and so it's wasn't well signposted. On the w...  more »
  • I have been visiting this place for over a decade. Never too busy and always atmospheric. A great place for summer picnic and peaceful pause in a hectic world.  more »
  • Lovely castle ideal for picnic and easy to spend a couple of hours here. Area well kept and lovely lake with swans. Large ish carpark. No toilets.
  • I agree that it is a beautiful and very interesting, peaceful place to visit, but I was worried about the green algae almost totally covering the water. I visited recently and felt sorry for the problems this must cause the wildlife in the area. I hope something can be done about it. Joy Bate.
  • You get a sense of history past in the barron landscape around this place. To the think how big this place would of been if it wasn't for the civil war
  • excellent place for an historic afternoon, very informative signs giving an insight about the workings of the castle. Agree with previous post about better route signs.
  • An impressive castle and later gatehouse with a long history. Well worth a visit to this out of the way gem. A ruin, but still gives an insight into how it looked and was laid out.