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Castle Rising Castle

Castle Rising Castle

Castle Rising Castle

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It was built in 1140 by William D'Albini as an ostentatious way of showing his increased importance after marrying Alice of Louvain, the widow of Henry I. The Keep is set in 12 acres of grounds, which are a pleasant place for picnics and, has some of the largest ramparts in Britain being in places 120 feet from top to Bottom. The village of Castle Rising is beautifully preserved and features a fine Norman church and an important 17th century Almshouse.

Disabled toiletsGift shop

Picnic area. Suitablity for the Disabled: Suitable.

Opening details

1 Apr-1 Nov: daily, 10am-6pm (closes at dusk if earlier in Oct). 2 Nov-31 Mar: Wed-Sun, 10am-4pm. Closed 24-26 Dec.


Adults £4.50
Child £3.00
Concession £3.80
Family £14.00


Castle Rising,
PE31 6AH



See location of Castle Rising Castle on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TF 666245  Lat: 52.79266 Long: 0.46996


By Road:
Take the A148 from King's Lynn.


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Gift shopGift shop

Picnic area. Suitablity for the Disabled: Suitable.