Who owns Tattershall Castle?
the National Trust
Tattershall Castle is an impressive moated building owned by the National Trust. Built by Robert de Tateshale in the 15th century having received permission from Henry VIII.
What was Tattershall Castle used for?
Though the main focus of Tattershall was the imposing tower, there was more to the castle – unfortunately a lot of the other features have not survived. The tower housed a suite of state apartments for the Lord Treasurer, and was connected to residential ranges.
How many steps does Tattershall Castle have?
Any visitors who need to pay for admission will be shown to the Guardhouse where payment will be taken at the till point. Access The site contains loose gravel paths and uneven grassy surfaces. Access to the tower is via a spiral staircase only, with 149 steps to the roof.
Is Tattershall Castle English Heritage?
Built by Lord Ralph Cromwell, Treasurer of England, it was designed to show off his wealth, position and power. The Great Tower is one of the earliest and finest surviving examples of English medieval brickwork and was saved from exportation to America by Lord Curzon of Kedleston in 1911.
Who lived in Tattershall Castle?
Tudor Tattershall Under his ownership the castle became a place of wealth, power and beauty once again. The castle then was inherited by the Clinton family who became the Earls of Lincoln living at the site for 120 years.
Is Tattershall Castle dog friendly?
Walking around Your four-legged friend is welcome to accompany you to Tattershall where you can explore the castle grounds together. Unfortunately we cannot allow dogs anywhere inside the castle due to the limited access and the historic nature of the site.
Can you walk around Tattershall Castle?
About this walk There are nice walks around Tattershall, taking in the Castle and fenlands out the back. This walk can be reached through the Castle and the National Trust website has details of the heritage trail. Or you can access it from the village. Look out for the foot path signs near the Castle entrance.
Are there toilets at Tattershall Castle?
Toilets are situated next to the mobility car park; no toilet facilities near the castle. Baby-changing facilities are available in the toilets next to mobility car park; no facilities near the castle. Two highchairs available to use in guardhouse seating area.
What was the name of the brick castle built in 1434?
Discover 800 years of the castle’s history from palatial dwelling to cattle shed; romantic ruin to restoration. The brick castle was built by Ralph Cromwell, Lord Treasurer of England, between 1434-1447 as a display of his wealth, power and ambition in unstable times.
Can you walk to Tattershall Castle from Tattershall Lakes?
If you fancy venturing out of Tattershall Lakes Holiday Village, why not take a walk over to Tattershall Castle, where dogs are welcome to explore the grounds with you, however unless they are a guide dog, dogs are not permitted inside the castle. Fancy a little trip to the seaside?
Is Tattershall Castle free for National Trust members?
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Can you go inside Tattershall Castle?
Wheelchair access to the ground floor only. Access to the rest of the castle via a spiral staircase (149 steps) and steps to the basement. Dogs: Welcome on leads in the grounds only.