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Enchanting Castles You Need To Visit!

Written by Chloe Penn

A day at an enchanting castle is a day like no other,
Especially if you’re a family of history lovers!
Step back in time and have some historic fun,
There’s lots to explore, whether there’s rain or sun!

1. Leeds Castle

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Treat the family to a magnificent visit to the majestic Leeds Castle in Kent! There are over 900 years of history and plenty of family fun to discover at this famous landmark. Nicknamed ‘Castle of Queens’ discover the historical Queens who lived at this castle throughout the ages. Enjoy adventures across the 500 acres of parkland, explore the three stunning gardens, and have a peaceful walk beside the streams, rivers, and the moat where you can have a relaxing trip on the Black Swan Ferry. Book here.

2. Warwick Castle

Family of 4 from £70!

Embark on an action-packed adventure at Warwick Castle! Experience entertaining live shows, climb the Towers and Ramparts, enter the magnificent Great Hall, and join the free guided history talks and tours to learn more about the fascinating history of the castle. Enjoy 64 acres of family fun with beautifully landscaped gardens including the Pageant Field and Peacock Garden. Plus, with over 200 event days taking place throughout the year, there is always more to discover at Warwick Castle! Book here.

3. Watermouth Castle

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Watermouth Castle is a day out like no other… with both an enchanting castle and an exciting theme park to explore! Families of all ages will find an activity to enjoy here, with everything from Victorian educational activities, to thrilling rides. All of this as well as a stunning view as you look out over Watermouth Cove and take in the scenery! You can even take a walk around the ground and explore the castle’s Victorian gardens set along Devon’s coastline. Book here.

4. Castle Howard

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Visit a place like no other and experience a day of adventure, beauty, and history at Castle Howard! This magnificent stately home offers families visiting a wonderful day out with plenty for families of all ages to see and do! See wonderful flowers and wildlife in the walled garden or take the land train to the lake where you can enjoy a family picnic. Kids can burn off energy in the new exciting high energy adventure playground. Book here.

5. Dudley Zoo & Castle

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The beautiful grounds of Dudley Castle are home to hundreds of exotic and endangered animals that you can come face to face with at this fabulous attraction! The Zoo surrounds the stunning Dudley castle which sits on 40 acres of rich woodland, so you can spend a morning exploring fascinating species, and an afternoon immersed in history. Enjoy the many exciting events that take place in the courtyard including ghost walks, open air extravaganzas, children’s events, and birds of prey displays! Book here.

6. Windsor Castle

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Windsor Castle is the oldest and largest inhabited castle in the world! It has been the family home of British kings and queens for almost 1,000 years and offers an extraordinarily rich and varied day out! Follow a family activity trail to learn more about the Castle, its history and its magnificent treasures! Book here.



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