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An easy dog walk to the castle

As well as by roadside the castle can be reached via a walk through Wepre country park. The paths... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Tracey H
Manchester, United Kingdom

5 minutes walk from the roadside parking, there is a lot more to the castle than the photos... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
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All reviews hidden away wepre park short walk car park lovely walk through the woods plenty of parking field ruin visitors paths picnic information forest tower brook quay route
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Enter through Weper park Connhas Quay and just follow the footpath through stunning woods, lots to see, the visitors center is good also, the walk is just over a mile, a must for dog walkers anytime of year then you have the Rosie fishing pond...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank brian6leighton
Reviewed 23 August 2018

As well as by roadside the castle can be reached via a walk through Wepre country park. The paths are easy the only gradient is to the castle and then metal steps up the castle. Obviously the castle itself is ruins but still interesting. Summer...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tracey H
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Small parking lot on the road side. Then a 5 or so minute walk into the woods and then the site pops up. Not a whole lot left of the castle but interesting as it is. No signage at all. This is not a level...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank fssutton1
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

5 minutes walk from the roadside parking, there is a lot more to the castle than the photos suggest, and it’s atmospheric in the woods. Don’t believe cadw’s 10-4 times, it’s really a ‘any reasonable time’ site, and worth stopping

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank account2018
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Set the SatNav to go to this CADW site expecting it would take me to a nearby lay by to park up (as a reative had done when they went) Fortunately, the SatNav had other ideas and took me to the car park at Wepre...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BeardyDave1897
Reviewed 23 April 2018

This is one of the hidden treasures of Connah's Quay within Wepre Park. There are a variety of routes to reach the castle ruins through the woods on manufactured paths or cross country. There is no charge and you can climb to the top of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely walk and not too taxing! Make sure you wear appropriate footwear as the walk through the forest can be muddy and boggy! Visitor centre is a lovely place to pop in. Play area is also great for the kids and plenty of parking available

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rach_isla
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We live in Chester and wanted to find somewhere different but not too far away to walk our dog one Sunday. Ewloe Castle and surround parklands were just the ticket. Would recommend

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Natalie T
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Having not visited ewloe castle for many years,as our own children have grown up.we returned with our neice young family. They had a great time,exploring & walking further into the woods. So local & free.a fab place & safe enough for them to play& run...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank grebacottage
Reviewed 13 February 2018

About 15 minutes from the car park, this is a lovely walk through the woods to a hidden castle. You can explore the ruins and climb up onto the tower.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank John T
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