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Castle Acre

The remains of a Norman manor house which became a castle with earthworks, set by the side of a village.

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Description

Founded after the Norman conquest in the 1070s by William de Wavenne who was awarded the land by William the Conqueror. Although there is not much built stone left the earthworks are still very impressive and together with the priory and walled town of Castle Acre comprises one of the best examples of Norman estate planning in the country.

Opening Times

Open any reasonable time during daylight hours
Car park charge – £2 for non-members but free for Members with a valid English Heritage car sticker.