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We were a little bit late setting off and picking mum up for her holiday adventure. This led us to have lunch at Stokesay Castle tearoom before continuing our journey to Hampton Court Castle. We enjoyed lunch sitting outside with views over the fields and the occasional train passing by.

In addition to the gardens, the [...]

4 Comments CherryPie on Aug 2nd 2021

We had an afternoon jaunt that ended up with a visit to Stokesay Castle.
After our visit we enjoyed afternoon refreshments (including lemon drizzle cake) from the tea shop. I am so out of touch with ‘almost normal’ days that I forgot to take a photograph of the tasty indulgence.

6 Comments CherryPie on Jun 2nd 2021

Stokesay’s John the Baptist Church holds services on most Sundays. It is always open to visitors when the castle is open

4 Comments CherryPie on Jan 11th 2012

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8 Comments CherryPie on Jan 9th 2012

Stokesay castle as we see it today was built in the 1280s to 90s by Laurence of Ludlow who was a wool merchant and one of the richest men in England. Although it appears military in appearance it was not intended to withstand a serious siege, but was designed to protect his wealth and [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Jan 7th 2012

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