Whittington Castle

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Whittington Castle: The existing Castle is set in about 12 acres of ground and is the remains of a Norman home. This strikingly picturesque and romantic ruins are steeped in much history, tales of bitter border warfare, romance and legend.

TypeOverall vote
Castle:3.9/10
Popularity rank: #2062
Within:
Shropshire, England, Great Britain, UK, Europe
Variants:
Whittington Castle Preservation Trust

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Directions

Car

Two miles east of Oswestry. Take the A495 signed for Ellesmere off the A4/A483. Go over level crossing in Whittington. At T junction turn left. Castle is on left & car park entrance is on the left opposite the church.

Train

The nearest station is Gobowen which is approx 2 miles from Whittington.

Bus

Whittington is on route D70 which runs between Oswestry and Shrewsbury.

Admission

Opening times (Easter - October):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
--10:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:00
* Open bank holidays

Opening times (November - Easter):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
----10:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:0010:00 - 16:00

Prices:
Free

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Contact

Address:Castle Gallery, Castle St, Whittington, Shropshire, SY11 4DF, UK
Phone :Reg Office: Alec Hayward on +44 1691 662242
Email: whittington.castle@btinternet.com

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