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Allerton Castle - Things to Know Before Visiting

Allerton Ln, Allerton Mauleverer, Knaresborough HG5 0SE, UK

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About Allerton Castle

Allerton Castle is one of England’s most elegant and illustrious gothic revival stately homes, surrounded by 200 acres of land. The home is rated a Grade I by English Heritage, making it one of the most important Gothic Revival homes in all of England. It is ten miles east of Harrogate and just east of the A1, at its junction with the A59 York-Knaresborough road and a late 20th-century block used for education and corporate functions.

Attractions Near Allerton Castle

Knaresborough Castle
Knaresborough Castle6.63km from Allerton Castle

Knaresborough Castle is beautifully set overlooking the River Nidd. Explore the castle independently or join a tour to discover the history of the King’s Chamber, visit the dungeon and scurry through the secret underground exit. The remains of the castle are open to the public and there is a charge for entry to the interior remains. The grounds are used as a public leisure space, with a bowling green and putting green open during summer. It is also used as a performing space, with bands playing

Mother Shipton's Cave
Mother Shipton's Cave6.95km from Allerton Castle

Mother Shipton's Cave is at Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, England, near the River Nidd. Nearby is a petrifying well, also known as a dropping well. The latter is the oldest tourist attraction to charge a fee in England and has been operating since 1630. The water of the well is so rich in sulphate and carbonate that artefacts may be put in the well to be "petrified" as a tourist attraction.

Spofforth Castle
Spofforth Castle8.82km from Allerton Castle

Spofforth Castle was once a grand and important house, scene of lavish banquets and powerful seat of power over of the surrounding feudal lands, and has stood in some form since at least the time of the Norman Conquest. The best-preserved parts of the castle are the hall and solar, but the oldest section is the undercroft, which dates to the 13th century and lies beneath the great hall and family quarters. It now serves as an important attraction in this area.

Stockeld Park
Stockeld Park9.41km from Allerton Castle

Stockeld Park is a Grade-I listed country house and estate situated between the towns of Wetherby and Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England. Stockeld Park offers wonderful family days out across different adventure seasons and is open every school holiday. The adventure seasons are February Fun, The Easter Adventure, The Spring Adventure, The Summer Adventure, The Halloween Adventure, and The Christmas Adventure.

National Trust - Beningbrough Hall
National Trust - Beningbrough Hall10.24km from Allerton Castle

Beningbrough Hall was built in 1716 for John Bourchier whose family had held the estate since Tudor times. It has baroque interiors, cantilevered stairs, wood carving, and central corridors which run the length of the house. Externally the house is a red-brick Georgian mansion with a grand drive running to the main frontage and a walled garden, The house is home to more than 100 portraits on loan from the National Portrait Gallery. It has a restaurant, shop, and garden shop, and was shortlisted

Newby Hall
Newby Hall11.43km from Allerton Castle

Newby Hall is the family home of Mr & Mrs. Richard Compton, is one of England's finest houses, an exceptional example of 18th-century interior decoration. It is 3 miles south-east of Ripon and 6 miles south of Topcliffe Castle, by which the manor of Newby was originally held. A Grade I listed building, the hall contains a collection of furniture and paintings and is surrounded by extensive gardens. Newby Hall is open to the public.

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