Accommodations in Tonbridge near Tonbridge Castle (Tonbridge, United Kingdom)

    £57 per night
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Tonbridge Castle (Tonbridge, United Kingdom)

The history of the castle dates back to the Norman Conquest when one of the Norman nobles, Richard Fitz Herbert, was given land at a crossing of the river Medway. A typical motte and bailey wooden castle was built, but this was destroyed some years later during a rebellion. It was rebuilt in stone and the twin-towered gatehouse was added in the 13th century. The gatehouse still stands and is considered among the finest in England. The castle had a succession of owners but the Civil War saw an end to its existence and parts of it were gradually demolished and used for buildings elsewhere. The grounds are free of charge and are open daily 8am to dusk. There is an admission fee for the castle which is open 9am to 5pm Mondays to Saturdays, and 10.30am to 5pm Sundays. There is an audio tour which lasts about one hour and is also available in French, German, Dutch and Spanish. The tour offers interactive displays and tableaux recreating medieval life.

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Contact

Castle Street , TN9 1BG
Telephone: +44 (1732) 770929 | Fax: +44 (1732) 770449 | 

Hotels near Tonbridge Castle

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    £107 per night
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