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
Click on the Post-Codes for reviews, maps and
Bolton Castle by Leyburn.
A mediaeval fortress that is in outstanding
condition. Situated inside the Yorkshire Dales
National Park. Phone number 01969 623 981.
Website . Wiki . DL8 4ET
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.
Website . Wiki . DL2 3AH
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
Website . Wiki . HG3 3AY
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.
Website . Wiki . BD23 1AW
Castle Hotels - click on the postcodes for booking
offers, maps and reviews
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 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
Website . LS24 9NJ
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 Hotel by
Darlington. A 1500s castelated mansion house, built
to resemble a medieval castle. Phone number 01325 485
Website . DL2 2LY
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 01709 863 329.
Website . Wiki . DN12 3BU
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 01439 770 442.
Website . Wiki . YO62 5AB
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 01969 623
Website . Wiki . DL8 4QG
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
01748 822 493.
Website . Wiki . DL10 4QW
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 01723 372 451.
Website . Wiki . YO11 1HY