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Yorkshire Castles


Below is a list of Yorkshire Castles to visit with Websites , Phone Numbers , Images and links to Maps and Reviews, some are now used as hotels. Entry charges are normaly between £5 and £15.

Click on the Post-Codes for reviews, maps and prices.


Raby Castle
By Darlington. The castle has been home to Lord Barnard's family since 1626, one of the top medieval Castle's in England, built for the mighty Nevill family in the 1300s. Phone number 01833 660 202.
Web . Wiki . DL2 3AH . Images


Ripley Castle
By Harrogate. The historic Ripley Castle is open to the public year round, for an entertaining day out, with memorable surroundings. Phone number 01423 770 152.
Web . Wiki . HG3 3AY . Images


Skipton Castle
By Skipton. The castle is over 900 years old, yet one of the most complete and best preserved medieval castles in England. Well worth a visit at any time of the year. Phone number 01756 792 442.
Web . Wiki . BD23 1AW . Images

Castle Ruins


Bolton Castle
By Leyburn. A mediaeval fortress that is in outstanding condition. Situated inside the Yorkshire Dales National Park. Phone number 01969 623 981.
Web . Wiki . DL8 4ET . Images


Conisbrough Castle
Conisbrough by Doncaster. Conisbrough Castle is said to have the top Circular Norman Keep Tower in the UK. This tower was built about 1180, for the fifth Earl of Surrey. Phone number 0370 333 1181.
Web . Wiki . DN12 3BU . Images


Helmsley Castle
Helmsley 16 miles east of Thirsk. A medieval castle situated in the market town of Helmsley. The original castle was built with wood around 1120 for Walter l'Espec. Phone number 0370 333 1181.
Web . Wiki . YO62 5AB . Images


Middleham Castle
Middleham 19 miles northeast of Ripon. This large fortress is situated between the rivers Cover and Ure, the home of the mighty Neville family. The castle was ruined during the English Civil War. Phone number 0370 333 1181.
Website . Wiki . DL8 4QG . Image


Richmond Castle
Richmond / North Yorkshire. This large castle at Richmond, is one the oldest Norman stone fortresses in Britain, built soon after the Conquest in 1066. Phone number 0370 333 1181.
Web . Wiki . DL10 4QW . Images


Scarborough Castle
Overlooking Scarborough. A large medieval castle sitting high above the town of Scarborough. The castle was built for William le Gros, in the 1130s. Phone number 0370 333 1181.
Web . Wiki . YO11 1HY . Images

Castle Hotels - click on the postcodes for booking offers, maps and reviews

Cave Castle

Cave Castle Hotel & Country Club
South Cave by Hull. Built in 1787 for Henry Barnard as a castelated mansion house. Cave Castle also has a top 18 hole golf course situated in the 150 acres of parkland. The site is said to be haunted. Phone number 01430 422 245.
Website . HU15 2EU

Hazlewood Castle

Hazlewood Castle Hotel
By Leeds. Hazlewood was the home of the Vavasours for over 900 years, until it was sold in 1908. The site changed hands many times over the following years. In 1997, the house opened as the Hazlewood Castle Hotel. The site may be haunted. Phone number 01937 535 353.
Website . LS24 9NJ

Swinton Park

Swinton Park Hotel
By Ripon. The ancestral home of the Cunliffe-Lister family, set in 200 acres of parkland, lakes and gardens. Phone number 01765 680 900.
Website . HG4 4JH

Walworth Castle

Walworth Castle Hotel
By Darlington. A 1500s castelated mansion house, built to resemble a medieval castle. Phone number 01325 485 470.
Website . DL2 2LY

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