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Sudeley Castle, Winchcombe

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With royal connections dating back over 1,000 years, Sudeley Castle stands as one of the few British castles left still in residence. The remains of Katherine Parr--the last of King Henry VIII's wives--lie buried within the 15th-century church. The castle contains numerous treasures from multiple eras, ranging from ancient Roman times to the present. Numerous award-winning gardens are settled among the ancient ruins, their meticulous restoration and upkeep complementing the castle. Tours inside the house occur only on particular days, so check in advance to avoid disappointment. To visit Sudeley Castle on your trip to Winchcombe, use our Winchcombe travel route planner.
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  • Read about it online when looking for things to do in the Chipping Camden area.-had not previously heard of it. Booked it online ahead as it was half term. Lots of parking. Activities were available....  more
    Read about it online when looking for things to do in the Chipping Camden area.-had not previously heard of it. Booked it online ahead as it was half term. Lots of parking. Activities were available....  more »
  • A keen historian, I was Particularly impressed with Sudeley castle. Highly significant, there was a plethora of incredible artefacts ranging from Neolithic arrowheads to items seen in the industrial.....  more
    A keen historian, I was Particularly impressed with Sudeley castle. Highly significant, there was a plethora of incredible artefacts ranging from Neolithic arrowheads to items seen in the industrial.....  more »
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  • We loved Sudeley Castle. Beautiful place and views. Lots of history surrounding Katherine Parr and Henry VIII. The animal sculptures were fabulous. Lovely chapel. Interesting exhibitions. If you have young children, there is an amazing adventure playground, and all the animals to find, a willow maze and yew corridors to run in and out of. Cafe was reasonably priced and staff friendly. Highly recommended!
  • Really nice grounds with lots of well kept gardens to see. Interspersed with animal sculptures which was great to keep our daughter entertained. Having been inside the house I probably wouldn’t bother going back inside, but would definitely visit again for the grounds. You can spend around 3hours here quite easily

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