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Old Wardour Castle, Tisbury

Set in the peaceful Wiltshire countryside beside a lake, Old Wardour Castle, near Tisbury was once one of the most daring and innovative homes in Britain. It was built in the 14th century as a lightly fortified luxury residence for comfortable living and lavish entertainment. Today the castle ruin provides a relaxed, romantic day out for couples, families and budding historians alike.

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  • Old Wardour Castle is UK’s only hexagonal Castle. Sufficient areas of the castle remain to provide an excellent insight to this remarkable 14th century building, which was partially destroyed during t...  more »
  • Lovely "proper castle" ruins. During the week we often get the place to ourselves as I suspect the journey up to the car park puts some people off (it really feels like you are going off the beaten tr...  more »
  • Amazing historical journey back in time. The ample remains of this castle really help to take you back in time. Loved it and will return in summer.
  • English Heritage site, placed in a lovely location, Wardour Castle is worth the visit. It is still ruined but with access to upper level and to the top. Great views. Make it a day trip as there are plenty to explore around.
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