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Castle Rising, King's Lynn
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  • Castle Rising is lovely. A truly undiscovered gem. I may be biased as I live close by but it really is worth a visit. Also there is a lovely tea room near the castle and a village pub. Both are worth ...  more »
  • A very atmospheric site. It needs some walking around and there are some steps to negotiate, but the views are stunning. 
  • After a group run around Sandringhan Estate we found this lovely pub in the small local village of Castle Rising. There were 34 for lunch all served together, great value and service. 
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  • Building is in a remarkably good state. Grounds are perfect for picnic. Easy to access from A149. Good parking. Needs a steward to provide some info and prevent graffiti and better signage to the village cafe. More plaques and a history of the site would make it a better learning centre. Also is misleading that this is listed as an English Heritage site as corporate cards that allow EH entrance do not work here.
  • Good place for children, nice and open so plenty of room for them to run around. Not very big so you couldn't spend a whole day there.
  • Step back in time and history! Definitely hire the audio guide.
  • Very little information available on site, but still worth a visit if only for the size of the earthworks.
  • A great and historic castle with nice views of the surrounding area. Supposedly haunted...