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Below is a list of Yorkshire Castles to visit with Websites , Phone Numbers , Images and links to Maps and Reviews, some are now used as hotels. Entry charges are normaly between £5 and £10.

Click on the Post-Codes for reviews, maps and directions.

Bolton Castle by Leyburn
A mediaeval fortress that is in outstanding condition. Situated inside the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Phone number 01969 623 981.
Website . Wiki Page . Postcode DL8 4ET.

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Raby Castle by Darlington
The castle has been home to Lord Barnard's family since 1626, one of the top medieval Castle's in England, built for the mighty Nevill family in the 1300s. Phone number 01833 660 202.
Website . Wiki Page . Postcode DL2 3AH.

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Ripley Castle by Harrogate
The historic Ripley Castle is open to the public year round, for an entertaining day out, with memorable surroundings. Phone number 01423 770 152.
Website . Wiki Page . Postcode HG3 3AY.

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Skipton Castle by Skipton
The castle is over 900 years old, yet one of the most complete and best preserved medieval castles in England. Well worth a visit at any time of the year. Phone number 01756 792 442.
Website . Wiki Page . Postcode BD23 1AW.

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Castle Hotels - click on the postcodes for booking offers, maps and reviews


Cave Castle Hotel & Country Club South Cave by Hull
Built in 1787 for Henry Barnard as a castelated mansion house. Cave Castle also has a top 18 hole golf course situated in the 150 acres of parkland. The site is said to be haunted. Phone number 01430 422 245.
www.cavecastlehotel.com . Postcode HU15 2EU.

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Hazlewood Castle Hotel by Leeds
Hazlewood was the home of the Vavasours for over 900 years, until it was sold in 1908. The site changed hands many times over the following years. In 1997, the house opened as the Hazlewood Castle Hotel. The site may be haunted. Phone number 01937 535 353.
www.hazlewood-castle.co.uk . Postcode LS24 9NJ.

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Swinton Park Hotel by Ripon
The ancestral home of the Cunliffe-Lister family, set in 200 acres of parkland, lakes and gardens. Phone number 01765 680 900.
www.swintonpark.com . Postcode HG4 4JH.

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Walworth Castle Hotel by Darlington
A 1500s castelated mansion house, built to resemble a medieval castle. Phone number 01325 485 470.
www.bw-walworthcastle.co.uk . Postcode DL2 2LY.

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Castle Ruins


Conisbrough Castle Conisbrough by Doncaster
Conisbrough Castle is said to have the top Circular Norman Keep Tower in the UK. This tower was built about 1180, for the fifth Earl of Surrey. Phone number 01709 863 329.
Website . Wiki Page . Postcode DN12 3BU.

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Helmsley Castle Helmsley 16 miles east of Thirsk
A medieval castle situated in the market town of Helmsley. The original castle was built with wood around 1120 for Walter l'Espec. Phone number 01439 770 442.
Website . Wiki Page . Postcode YO62 5AB.

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Middleham Castle Middleham 19 miles northeast of Ripon
This large fortress is situated between the rivers Cover and Ure, the home of the mighty Neville family. The castle was ruined during the English Civil War. Phone number 01969 623 899.
Website . Wiki Page . Postcode DL8 4QG.

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Richmond Castle Richmond / North Yorkshire
This large castle at Richmond, is one the oldest Norman stone fortresses in Britain, built soon after the Conquest in 1066. Phone number 01748 822 493.
Website . Wiki Page . Postcode DL10 4QW.

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Scarborough Castle overlooking Scarborough
A large medieval castle sitting high above the town of Scarborough. The castle was built for William le Gros, in the 1130s. Phone number 01723 372 451.
Website . Wiki Page . Postcode YO11 1HY.

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