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
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
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
Web . Wiki . HG3 3AY . Images
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
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 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 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 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 / 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
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 Hotel & Country
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 485 470.
Website . DL2 2LY