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Pickering Castle, Pickering
Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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In the village of Pickering the Castle is set in a lovely rural position. The staff are very informative and passionate about their history when explaining the Castles history.
Had trouble finding the castle...it is virtually opposite the train station but no signage so spent a while looking for it, a shame. However, worth the hunt as an excellent example of a motte/bailey c... read more »
We visited Pickering Castle recently and were surprised at how big the castle was in it's heyday. Not much survives, but imagination is a good thing.
Usual English Heritage ruins and hard sell to try and get you to buy membership. Nice walk around the site for an hour or so and good views.
Not a lot going on really, Its got a nice view at the top of the hill, little information and little educational value overall. The staff were nice and the castle was very traditional with pickerings history
10/10 would visit again
Good castle ruins and a nesting kestrel
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