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image for Castle item typeAshby de la Zouch Castle

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Castle

VISITENGLAND QUALITY ASSURED VISITOR ATTRACTION, PARTICIPANTS ENGLISH HERITAGE

Contact

English Heritage

01530 413343

Address

South Street,
Ashby de la Zouch,
Leicestershire,
LE65 1BR

Details

The impressive ruins of this late medieval castle are dominated by a magnificent tower, over 80 feet high. The property began as a manor house in the 12th century and reached castle status in the 15th century.

Credit cards accepted (no fee)English Heritage PropertyGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toilets

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowed

Access for wheelchair users is to ground only. Loop system available for audio tour.

Prices

Admission: Adults £4.80, gift aid £5.30; children (5-15 years) £2.90, gift aid £3.20; concessions £4.30, gift aid £4.80, family tickets (2 adults, 3 children) £12.50, gift aid £13.80
English Heritage members - free

Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • English Heritage PropertyEnglish Heritage Property
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

Access for wheelchair users is to ground only. Loop system available for audio tour.

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SK 360166  Lat: 52.74640 Long: -1.46783

Ashby de la Zouch Castle is situated in the town centre and can be accessed from South Street. Follow brown tourist signs for castle.

Parking is free for people with disabilities, otherwise non-English Heritage parking is available and chargeable nearby.

Accessible by Public Transport: 16.1 km from Loughborough station

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