Defending a crossroads, that used to make this site so important, the castle is made of the rock on which it stands. On a high hillock stands the 13C keep that was probably built on a more ancient building.
Address:YO18 7AX Pickering
Price:4.20 £ (children 2.50 £)
Apr-Sep: telephone for timetable; Oct-early Nov: 10am-5pm - closed rest of year