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A twelfth century castle consisting of a continuous curtain wall built around 1190, linking thirteen massive towers. There would have been something defensive on the castle's site since the sixth century but the first definite record is that the castle was given to Roger Bigod by Henry I in 1100.... read more on our website above
Please note that entry includes access to the Lanman Trust's Museum of local historyWhat facilities are available?
Toilets: None adapted for wheelchair users. Steps.
Shop: Level access.
Access:Access to castle: All ground floor areas within castle walls are level impacted gravel surfaces. Benches provided. Steep spiral stairs to upper floors and wall walk. Two wheelchairs available.
Exhibition: Level access (within Poorhouse).
Grounds: Earth works beyond the castle comprise of rough tracks and very undulating ground.
Parking:100m from entrance on gravel path and drive. Parking nearer the entrance can be arranged for disabled visitors: please telephone in advance.
Visually Impaired Visitors:General Braille guide covering historic properties available on site for visually impaired visitors to borrow.
Hearing Impaired Visitors:Interactive audio tour with hearing loop included in admission price.
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