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Goodrich stands majestically on a wooded hill commanding the passage of the River Wye into the picturesque valley of Symonds Yat. The castle was begun in the late 11th century, by the English thegn Godric who gave it his name.
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This medieval castle is one of the finest and rarest of its kind. A little further to drive, but well worth a visit on a dry day. Lots to learn about the French aristocracy that built it and its ensuing years of fascinating history. Take good walking shoes/trainers so that you don't miss the…
English Heritage maintained castle complete with audio tour technology. Stunning views from the towers with on site café and shop for refreshments and souvenirs.
Goodrich Castle is one of the finest and best preserved of all English medieval castles
Goodrich Castle is set along the banks of the River Wye just across the border in England. It is one of the best preserved of all English medieval castles. There are spectacular views from the battlements and tower, it also has a good tearoom.
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