Pickering Castle
Pickering, North York Moors

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Pickering Castle sits resplendent in the wonderful surroundings of the North York Moors National Park. This wonderful example of a 13th century medieval castle is steeped in history, which is well documented. The family friendly visitor site is an ideal place for a day out.

In the heart of the North Yorkshire Moors, Pickering Castle is steeped in Medieval history. 

Pickering Castle is set in an attractive moors-edge market town. It is a classic and well-preserved example of an early earthwork castle re-fortified in stone during the 13th and 14th centuries, centred upon a shell-keep crowning an impressive motte. There is an exhibition in the chapel, and family-friendly books and activities.

 

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Pickering Castle
Pickering
North Yorkshire
YO18 7AX
+44 (0) 870 333 1181
 

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