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Fairytale weekend

Visited with two adukts, one pensioner and a three year old for fairytale weekend. Its not the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Raymondson
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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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A Lovely Village Church

My wife and I have visited this church on numerous reasons, such as weddings, carol concerts... read more

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Anthony D
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tuated in the heart of England, Tutbury Castle sits on wooded slopes overlooking the winding River Dove, with spectacular views across the plain of the Dove to the beautiful Derbyshire hills. Its commanding view and natural defensive position makes...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited with two adukts, one pensioner and a three year old for fairytale weekend. Its not the organisers fault that it absolutely bucketted down with rain all day, and they made the best job of the weather that they could with the fairytale princesses inside...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have visited this church on numerous reasons, such as weddings, carol concerts, Sunday church services and christingal services. Some of these visits were with our children when they attended Richard Wakefield School, who have close links with the church. The church...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nicely situated in the centre of the village high on a hill. Enactments are held dat certain times of the year and also well worth the visit

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Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

From J Boy of Derby Smaller than most castles but beautifully located in the Staffordshire countryside. The castle is well known for its ghost weekends, spectacular weddings and fireworks displays, but on ordinary days till the end of September it's open to the public. Very...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Went here with family for an event mainly for children. The weather was awful with heavy rain but the turnout from the public was good considering the conditions. A large marque held most of the event which get us dry at least, inside were many...More

Thank mickcritic
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Set on a hill above Tutbury the castle offers lovely views over Staffordshire. A few towers that you climb into/ up. The great hall has a small exhibition and some guides to answer your questions. Reasonable tea room. Can walk from the station but it's...More

Thank Sam3314
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We spent about an hour at the castle looking round and the views are fabulous from it. We never had anything from the tea room but it looked a nice area and we loved the dresses in the main part. Was a nice place to...More

Thank Sophie b
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

This is our third year attending the annual Fairytale Weekend event, our first time on a Saturday. Our five year old loved meeting Belle and Cinderella shortly after we arrived, she attended a story time session with Snow White in the castle and played games...More

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We arrived on an overcast day and sadly there was a booked event going on so we couldn't access the Great Hall. We were offered a discounted entrance fee but still had to pay £1 a car to park. Got to go up the South...More

Thank Kip2008
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Visited today to check out the history of Mary Queen of Scots time in tutbury. The ruins may be sparse but the guide in the great hall Sue was so enthusiastic and informative she made the visit worthwhile. My husband enjoyed the Morgan car club...More

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CatherineM2598
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Response from Phil G | Reviewed this property |
Never had a problem. The car park size is deceptive. For larger events there are attendants to show you where to park. It's along uphill walk if you park in the village.
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