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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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  • This historic castle literally rose from 200 year old ashes to bring five hundred years of British history back to life with both beauty and taste. It is the work of a dedicated family that has put it...  more »
  • Admission is a dozen pounds and it is a well-spent sum. Beautiful garden, interesting exhibitions inside the palace and of course the burial place of the last wife of Henry VIII.
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  • Brilliant castle to visit. Really beautiful and interesting history. The grounds are lovely too and the adventure playground. The children really enjoyed it. Restaurant served excellent food for lunch too.
  • Absolutely lovely castle and home. Rich in history, I really enjoyed walking the grounds and learning about this property's past. The village up the road is lovely and worth a walk as well if you have the time. Will be visiting here again!
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