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Old Wardour Castle, Tisbury

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Castle · Historic Site
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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  • Lovey sunny day so visited Old Wardour Castle a bit tucked away but worth the trouble. There are also walks nearby and a lake. The ruined castle and grotto are great fun to explore especially for...  more »
  • It is a tricky journey down narrow lanes to get to this castle but it is well worth it. We thought our grandchildren might be disappointed that it is a ruined castle but in fact they loved...  more »
  • Great for picnic. Not too busy. Nice space around the castle which is enclosed for kids to run around. Reasonably priced entrance fee. Ice creams in small shop.
  • Just had the best day here! Perfect for families. Take a picnic because the grounds are beautiful. Had loads of stuff on for kids during the summer holidays.
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