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Sandal Castle, Wakefield

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
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3.9/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web
Sandal Castle is located in Wakefield. To visit Sandal Castle on your trip to Wakefield, use our Wakefield tourist route planner.
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  • If it is a nice day then this is an inspirational place to take a walk. Sadly the cost of staffing the Welcome Centre, coupled with cut-backs on budgets at the council, has resulted in the facility be...  read more »
  • Have visited here many times, good place to walk but I must say it is very run down and neglected. Grass and paths over grown in places. It is a very historic place in Wakefield and its a shame to not...  read more »
  • Sandal Castle was the site of the Battle of Wakefield where the "Grand Old Duke" marched his men up and down the hill in 1460. In recent time the ruins have been excavated and restored: bridges and a ...  read more »
  • Really love this place. Shame they have had to close some of it off
  • Where the Grand Old Duke of York marched his men in the well known nursery rhyme. A nice place for a day out, not a lot to do on its own but a good start to a nice walk.
  • A nice place for a stroll, great views from the top. Great bit of English history.
  • Great place for a walk and a view. Great shame that the upper section is closed for safety reasons and thus kids are being even more in danger going up the grass slopes.
  • The view is very nice from the top. It just ruined caslte but is nice place to walk around.
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