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M Kay

We had a lovely day out yesterday. There was so much to do and the castle, hall and gardens were... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Megan L
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Found this after our wander through the quarry gardens. The castle is a brilliant site with so much... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Denholm, United Kingdom
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Belsay, England
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely day out yesterday. There was so much to do and the castle, hall and gardens were beautiful. Staff were all lovely - special mention to Kevin (I think that was his name) as was really helpful and friendly to myself and...More

Thank Megan L
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Found this after our wander through the quarry gardens. The castle is a brilliant site with so much to explore and a bright future ahead as English heritage have plans to make it even more exciting. Highly recommend this whole site

Thank kcurrie1965
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Great part of visit to Belsay Hall and gardens. Explore all of the building and take the climb to the top.

Thank Melvyn T
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Its a wonderful place to explore after the walk through the quarry. The castle has great views from the roof.

Thank BeckyM2642
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Interesting to see the insides laid bare with fireplaces up on the wall twenty feet up, and outhouses with funny faces. The walk there is better than the effort to get there. However it had been much larger and has an interesting history fending off...More

Thank EdwardoCalipso
Reviewed 13 December 2017

There was a Victorian singing duo when we visited ,they looked the part with stovepipe hats and clothes, and very entertaining to. Not a lot to see in the hall,best thing was the lovely Christmas tree and trimmings. The garden was wonderfull even in the...More

Thank lottie49
Reviewed 30 September 2017

My wife and I visited Belsay Castle and we were not disappointed. The staff of English Heritage were very friendly and helpful. Although the Hall and the Castle are just ruins they provide a lovely backdrop to the unusual Gardens, which were kept in immaculate...More

Thank Manfred B
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

As castles go this one is on the small side but it has an accessible roof with views over the sheep safely grazing in the surrounding fields. Accessed from Belsay Hall the castle benefits from being close to the quarry gardens which are a fascinating...More

Thank arborfieldman
Reviewed 8 September 2017

great staff, helpul staff from stewards to waitress. Great garden, loved the quarry stones and plants. enjoyed the hose and gardens. thank you staff very helpful.

Thank scott1barden
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Take care on the spiral staircase and keep to the outside; but its well worth the effort to see the views from the top!

Thank john e
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