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Middleham Castle

Middleham Castle No day out in the Yorkshire Dales would be complete without a visit to Middleham Castle. Once the childhood home of Richard III, you can relive the castle’s illustrious history and unlock the deeds of its great owners. Although roofless, extensive remains of the fortified palace still survive, making Middleham a fascinating castle to explore.

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Address: Middleham, DL8 4QG
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Middleham Castle

Enjoy the exhibition about notable personalities from the castle’s past. It even includes a replica of the beautiful Middleham Jewel, a 15th-century pendant decorated with a large sapphire found near the castle.

There is also plenty of space for children to run around and explore the ruins.