Wardour Castle

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Beautifully sited beside a lake, Old Wardour Castle was built in the late 14th century by John Lord Lovel as a lightly fortified but showy and luxurious residence. A hexagonal tower house ranged round a central courtyard, its form is very unusual in England.

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Stone castle:6.7/10
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Old Wardour Castle

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Legend

Lady Blanche Arundell ghost is said to haunt the ruins and the grounds, and is often seen walking from the castle to the nearby lake at dusk. She was executed after a siege by the Roundheads.

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Located off A30 2 miles SouthWest of Tisbury. Also accessible from A350(narrow rural roads), coaches approach with care

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Opening times (Easter - June):
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Opening times (November - Easter):
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*Closed 24 December - 26 December and 1 January

Prices:
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£3.50£1.80£2.80

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Address: Old Wardour, Tisbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP3 6RP, UK
Phone: +44 1747 870487
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