Best castles in Yorkshire Moors

Check out the top castles in Yorkshire Moors, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Castle Howard
1. Castle Howard
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45 local reviews
Castle Howard
Closed · Opens Sunday 10:00 AM
01653 648333
Establishment
Robert
Castle Howard is a magnificent historic house in the north of England, the 18th century residence is set…
Laura
The Yorkshire stately home boasts world-renowned works or art and stunning architecture having been designed…
Edward
The Yorkshire stately home boasts world-renowned works or art and stunning architecture. The grounds include…
1. Castle Howard
1. Castle Howard
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45 local reviews
Castle Howard
Closed · Opens Sunday 10:00 AM
01653 648333
Robert
Robert
Castle Howard is a magnificent historic house in the north of England, the 18th century residence is set within 1,000 acres of breathtaking…
Laura
Laura
The Yorkshire stately home boasts world-renowned works or art and stunning architecture having been designed by Sir John Vanbrugh and built…
Edward
Edward
The Yorkshire stately home boasts world-renowned works or art and stunning architecture. The grounds include lakes, fountains, temples and…
2. Helmsley
2. Helmsley
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24 local reviews
Helmsley, Helmsley
LocalityPolitical
Anita & Chris
A great place for a day out with the ruins of Helmsley Castle and the walled garden easily accessible. There…
Tom
About ten miles from our cottage, another of North Yorkshire famous market towns, tourist shops, King Richard…
Catherine
The ruined castle is great fun to visit and Helmsley is a lovely village to walk around with a lovely deli,…
2. Helmsley
2. Helmsley
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24 local reviews
Helmsley, Helmsley
Anita & Chris
Anita & Chris
A great place for a day out with the ruins of Helmsley Castle and the walled garden easily accessible. There is a selection of gift shops,…
Tom
Tom
About ten miles from our cottage, another of North Yorkshire famous market towns, tourist shops, King Richard the thirds hunting castle (…
Catherine
Catherine
The ruined castle is great fun to visit and Helmsley is a lovely village to walk around with a lovely deli, Hunters, and lots of nice cafes…
3. Castle Howard
3. Castle Howard
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18 local reviews
Castle Howard, Castle Howard
LocalityPolitical
Robert
Castle Howard is a magnificent historic house in the north of England, the 18th century residence is set…
Michael & Sasha
Castle Howard is a magnificent historic house in the north of England, the 18th century residence is set…
Holly
Castle Howard is one of England's finest historic houses, set in a thousand acres of sweeping parkland dotted…
3. Castle Howard
3. Castle Howard
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18 local reviews
Castle Howard, Castle Howard
Robert
Robert
Castle Howard is a magnificent historic house in the north of England, the 18th century residence is set within 1,000 acres of breathtaking…
Michael & Sasha
Michael & Sasha
Castle Howard is a magnificent historic house in the north of England, the 18th century residence is set within 1,000 acres of breathtaking…
Holly
Holly
Castle Howard is one of England's finest historic houses, set in a thousand acres of sweeping parkland dotted with statues, temples, lakes…
4. Helmsley Castle
4. Helmsley Castle
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7 local reviews
Castlegate, Helmsley
01439 770442
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Pamela
Base a visit of this traditional country town with its really good resturants and shops from its Castle and…
Chris
Finest example of a double moated castle in England
Lucy
Amazing ruined castle in the middle of Helmsley.
4. Helmsley Castle
4. Helmsley Castle
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7 local reviews
Castlegate, Helmsley
01439 770442
Pamela
Pamela
Base a visit of this traditional country town with its really good resturants and shops from its Castle and close by you will also find the…
Chris
Chris
Finest example of a double moated castle in England
Lucy
Lucy
Amazing ruined castle in the middle of Helmsley.
5. Helmsley Castle
5. Helmsley Castle
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5 local reviews
Point of interestEstablishment
Andy
Unlock 900 years of life at Helmsley Castle, a must-see for any visitor to the picturesque market town of…
Madeline
Helmsley has so much to offer, a castle, a walled garden and so quirky shops, scummy cafes, open air swimming…
Emma
Brilliant castle for kids - lots of ruins to explore ad regular events by English Heritage. Car park directly…
5. Helmsley Castle
5. Helmsley Castle
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5 local reviews
Andy
Andy
Unlock 900 years of life at Helmsley Castle, a must-see for any visitor to the picturesque market town of Helmsley in the North York Moors…
Madeline
Madeline
Helmsley has so much to offer, a castle, a walled garden and so quirky shops, scummy cafes, open air swimming a lovely place to visit.
Emma
Emma
Brilliant castle for kids - lots of ruins to explore ad regular events by English Heritage. Car park directly next to castle.
6. Pickering
6. Pickering
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10 local reviews
Pickering, Pickering
LocalityPolitical
Andy
Whilst perhaps most famous for its tourist attractions, like the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Medieval…
Laura
Pickering is a bustling and vibrant market town set at the edge of the majestic North York Moors. Full of…
Tom
Another old market town, shops, supermarkets, a Castle, North York Moors Steam Railway and dont miss the…
6. Pickering
6. Pickering
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10 local reviews
Pickering, Pickering
Andy
Andy
Whilst perhaps most famous for its tourist attractions, like the North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Medieval Castle, Beck Isle Museum and the…
Laura
Laura
Pickering is a bustling and vibrant market town set at the edge of the majestic North York Moors. Full of independent shops, historic and…
Tom
Tom
Another old market town, shops, supermarkets, a Castle, North York Moors Steam Railway and dont miss the medieval painted walls of the…
7. Helmsley Walled Garden
7. Helmsley Walled Garden
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6 local reviews
Helmsley Walled Garden
Closed · Opens Sunday 10:00 AM
01439 771427
ParkCafeHome goods store
Ben
Stunningly located at the foot of the North York Moors and in the shadow of the historic Helmsley Castle, this…
Sarah
Not really a park, but that;s the closest I could get! This walled garden used to be used to grow food for the…
Anna
Walled garden in the shadows of Helmsley Castle. Beautiful gardens and friendly staff . Only 6 miles from us
7. Helmsley Walled Garden
7. Helmsley Walled Garden
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6 local reviews
Helmsley Walled Garden
Closed · Opens Sunday 10:00 AM
01439 771427
Ben
Ben
Stunningly located at the foot of the North York Moors and in the shadow of the historic Helmsley Castle, this 250 year old walled garden,…
Sarah
Sarah
Not really a park, but that;s the closest I could get! This walled garden used to be used to grow food for the castle. Now it's being…
Anna
Anna
Walled garden in the shadows of Helmsley Castle. Beautiful gardens and friendly staff . Only 6 miles from us
8. Pickering Castle
8. Pickering Castle
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2 local reviews
Castlegate, Pickering
Premise
Andy
Set in the attractive Moors-edge market town of Pickering; discover how this splendid 13th century castle was…
Michael
Pickering Castle Come and discover the history behind this 13th century Norman castle. Learn who has occupied…
8. Pickering Castle
8. Pickering Castle
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2 local reviews
Castlegate, Pickering
Andy
Andy
Set in the attractive Moors-edge market town of Pickering; discover how this splendid 13th century castle was used throughout the centuries…
Michael
Michael
Pickering Castle Come and discover the history behind this 13th century Norman castle. Learn who has occupied the castle over the years and…
9. Pickering Castle
9. Pickering Castle
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2 local reviews
Castlegate
Closed · Opens Sunday 10:00 AM
0370 333 1181
Point of interestEstablishment
Phyllis
Ruins of a motte and bailey Norman castle, managed by Historic England (English Heritage)
Jill
Pickering Castle is within walking distance and well worth a visit.
9. Pickering Castle
9. Pickering Castle
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2 local reviews
Castlegate
Closed · Opens Sunday 10:00 AM
0370 333 1181
Phyllis
Phyllis
Ruins of a motte and bailey Norman castle, managed by Historic England (English Heritage)
Jill
Jill
Pickering Castle is within walking distance and well worth a visit.
10. The Yorkshire Arboretum
10. The Yorkshire Arboretum
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3 local reviews
The Yorkshire Arboretum, Castle Howard
Closed · Opens Sunday 10:00 AM
01653 648598
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Richard
Called "Kew" in the North the Arboretum is next to Castle Howard 5 minutes away from here and is beautiful…
Phyllis
Next to Castle Howard is the Yorkshire Arboretum, comprising about 133 acres of with many trees form other…
10. The Yorkshire Arboretum
10. The Yorkshire Arboretum
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3 local reviews
The Yorkshire Arboretum, Castle Howard
Closed · Opens Sunday 10:00 AM
01653 648598
Richard
Richard
Called "Kew" in the North the Arboretum is next to Castle Howard 5 minutes away from here and is beautiful anytime but especially in the…
Phyllis
Phyllis
Next to Castle Howard is the Yorkshire Arboretum, comprising about 133 acres of with many trees form other parts of the world. It also has…