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Ruins to explore

Visited on a warm and sunny day. Free parking and free entry. Easy access to ground level... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cowrieshell
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Mold, N Wales
Ruins with parking, seating area and great views...

Whilst visiting the lifeboat station I saw the ruins next door. Parking with lots of seating areas... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stumpy12345
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All reviews dee estuary information boards worth a visit free parking north wales across the river richard ii town centre sunday afternoon starting point short walk car park lovely walk english civil war nice place for a picnic worth spending an hour coastal walks
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited on a warm and sunny day. Free parking and free entry. Easy access to ground level, otherwise steps to higher elevation. Good information points located round the site along with explanations. Wonderful views over the estuary.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For a free castle, this was surprisingly good. Free parking and free entry. It had a few talking information boards which I found really helpful with the history of the castle. Also, I was surprised at how high you could go up the castle. Some...More

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst visiting the lifeboat station I saw the ruins next door. Parking with lots of seating areas to enjoy the view. The ruins offer great views and lots to see and wonder. Nicely presented given they are ruins on the seafront.

Thank Stumpy12345
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its free! Plenty of parking nearby. Lots of grass to play on and banks to roll down. Lots of towers to explore. Lots of steps to tire the children out. A play park nearby. You can take dogs on leads and lots of lovely views.

Thank klkl2015
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Visited in August - nice an warm but still breezy, wouldn’t like to visit on a cold windy day! Very exposed. Some great towers to climb and views across the water. Worth reading the information panels about the castle, lots of history behind it.

Thank Sharon E
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We drove from Liverpool just to see Wales and randomly chose Flint as our destination. We were delighted by this castle ruin, and it was free. Well worth the visit.

Thank debwilltravel
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Took our Girls here yesterday along with The Other Half.Many years ago we had been here but it was almost derelict then.Now it has been transformed and it's free!!.There is a fair sized car Park,although we parked on the road as we didn't see the...More

Thank lizziebach
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Flint castle is often ignored but shouldn't be, it has a fascinating history and the visitor experience is being improved with new sound bars at various towers. good views as well across the River Deer to Parkgate.

Thank William G
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Me and my partner was looking for a castle that was close to us we live in Runcorn so we seen Flint castle it took us 40 minutes to get there was made up when I seen how much of the castle was left you...More

Thank Jayne G
Reviewed 13 August 2018

First of all its free that doesn't happen very often. It is very atmospheric you can feel the history. there are some very interesting boards showing the history and the views are outstanding. I followed the coast path for a few miles walking my dog...More

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Lou9393
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Response from Hall_vi | Reviewed this property |
There is a free public car park about 150m away from the castle. Just drive past the castle and follow the P signs. The car park is an easy flat walk to the castle entrance. The castle is also free.
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