Beeston Castle (Tarporley) Reviews
Newest Review: ... Entry to the castle grounds costs £5.00 for adults and £2.50 for children. Members of English Heritage get in for free. Once inside the grounds, it's a long steep climb to get to the castle gate. Thankfully, a modern walkway with railings now crosses the final defences, allowing visitors to travel the final few yards in safety, through the massive stone structure of the inner bailey. The steep climb means that only relatively fit people should attempt to walk to the castle. It is possible to push a pushchair to the top, but I would not recommend it due to the occasional rough ground. In crossing the bridge, I always imagine what a... more
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by - written on 19/08/09 (Very useful, 181 readings)
Beeston Castle has an impressive setting, atop a 350 feet high sandstone crag in the middle of the Cheshire plain. The site has been important for human settlers since Neolithic times; flint arrow heads have been discovered as well as more recent remains of a Bronze Age community and Iron Age hilltop fort. The castle was built in the 1220s by the sixth Earl of Chester. The castle was in use until after the English Civil War, after which it was partially demolished, in 1646, to prevent further use. It is rumoured that treasure belonging to Richard II is buried in the grounds, although extensive searches have proven fruitless. The castle's design is ... Read the complete review
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