12 Best Castles and Palaces In Cowlow Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Castles and Palaces In Cowlow

We've rounded up the best castles and palaces in Cowlow in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 12 Cowlow castles and palaces to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries, or tourist attractions. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the castles and palaces we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Outside view of Wentworth Castle Gardens in Barnsley

Wentworth Castle Gardens

  • Barnsley
  • Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces
Outside view of Boston Castle and Park in Rotherham

Boston Castle and Park

  • Rotherham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Originally built as a shooting lodge by the esteemed Earl of Effingham, Boston Castle is a 2 story cuboid building standing tall on one of Rotherham'...

Outside view of Conisbrough Castle in Doncester

Conisbrough Castle

  • Doncaster
  • Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Kids love castles, and even though it is mostly ruins, Conisbrough Castle has a 90ft high great white circular keep with 6 buttresses is the oldest s...

People walking through snow at Elvaston Castle

Elvaston Castle

  • Elvaston
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

The first county park in England, this has been gently entertaining and thoroughly inspiring for forty years. Obviously devoid of modern entertainmen...

Families outside Stafford Castle

Stafford Castle

  • Stafford
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

The enthusiastic visitor centre here really brings Stafford Castle to life! The interior is designed to encourage a 'hands-on' approach to history; t...

Sunset at Beeston Castle in Tarporley

Beeston Castle and Woodland Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Tarporley
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Handsome Beeston Castle in Tarporley, Cheshire is also known locally as The Castle Of The Rock. Active families can climb to the top of this impressi...

Entrance to Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

The Nottingham Castle is a magnificent 17th Century ducal mansion built on the site of the original Medieval Castle, with spectacular views across th...

Ground view of Nottingham Castle Caves in Nottingham

Nottingham Castle Caves

  • Nottingham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Caves and Mines

Beneath the Castle a labyrinth of manmade caves and tunnels continue to tell the turbulent story of this historic site. Come along for a memorable to...

Outside view of Cholmondeley Castle Gardens in Malpas

Cholmondeley Castle Gardens

  • Malpas
  • Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Cholmondeley Castle is a short walk from the very popular Tea Room (producing a variety of food) takes you to the stables and paddocks, where you wil...

Ruins of Ashby de la Zouch Castle

Ashby de la Zouch Castle

  • Ashby-de-la-Zouch
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Ashby de la Zouch Castle is a renowned Royalist stronghold during the Civil War, the castle finally fell to Parliament in 1646, and was then made unu...

Tamworth Castle

Tamworth Castle5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Tamworth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Step back in time at Tamworth Castle and make some great family memories! Find out what life was like from the castle’s Saxon beginnings right throug...

Entrance to Skipton Castle

Skipton Castle4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Skipton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

A remarkable tribute to master craftsmen, Skipton Castle still stands today complete and habitable after 900 years at the head of the bustling High S...

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