Kirby Muxloe Castle, Kirby Muxloe

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#5 of 8 in Historic Sites in Leicester
Kirby Muxloe Castle is located in Kirby Muxloe. Put Kirby Muxloe Castle into our Leicester travel itinerary planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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4.2
TripAdvisor
  • August 16, 2017
    Castle wasn't open on weekday when we were there but it was next to our B and B. It was a nice walk around the moat.  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    We spent a good hour or so exploring the castle and having a walk around the moat. It was really interesting and fascinating to think it had been built all them years ago. Not a day out but definitely...  more »
  • July 20, 2017
    You can walk around the moat, even saw a man catch a fish, good timing. If you are up for walking up the stairs, there are great views.  more »
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  • Friendly staff, not a lot to see but easy to find and in a nice setting. Made a good break in our journey.
  • Small castle ruins - gr8 place to take a picnic
  • Awesome place with a charming story behind it. Bringing my kids here was a great day out and a fascinating experience! The brickwork in the castle was exquisite.
  • Great little castle, never fully constructed. A great spot for a half day visit, this is a very early example of building castles/palaces in brick . open during the summer on Saturday's, Sunday's and Bank Hol's. Small car park (but never seems full), dog's allowed but no toilets and limited range of items for sale.
  • A great place to visit. Very accessible, full of history and fascinating

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