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A visit to a castle — whether you stumble over one during a hike outdoors or walk your way around the grounds with a guide — is always something special, and you’ve got 20 beautiful castles to choose from in the Ruhr Region. Just browse our list to find your top castle , and add some history to your next adventure!

The top 20 castles in the Ruhr Region

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    1

    Ruine Hohensyburg

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    The ruins Hohensyburg is definitely worth a visit. As a hiker I enjoyed the view over Hagen and the Hengsteysee. As a contrast, the casino is not far away. I've already found my luck while enjoying the great view.

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    Burgruine Hardenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    At the castle ruins you can make beautiful pictures especially in the autumn and in the snow in winter! In addition, the castle ruins Hardenstein is always worth a visit. …

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    Björn
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    Schloß Landsberg

    Hiking Highlight

    Great landscaped and well-kept garden with water features, fountains etc. that invites you to linger. The castle cannot be visited from the inside, but a tour around the outside is …

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    Schloss Heessen

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    Schloss Heessen is a state-certified boarding school in Hamm (NRW). A full-time school where we maintain a family community and support the individual personality development of our international students. Clear …

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    Stefan
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    Schloss Herten

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    Herten Castle is a moated castle on the western edge of downtown Herten. It is located in the midst of an old English landscape garden and was first documented in …

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    Schloss Oberwerries

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    Schloss Oberwerries has been awarded by the ADFC as bed + bike accommodation. You have the opportunity to stay with larger groups.
    When the weather is fine, you can enjoy …

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    Irmy
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    7

    Ruine Isenburg

    Hiking Highlight

    Great preserved castle ruins. Here you can literally feel the burgeoning of earlier centuries.

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    Wasserschloss Wittringen

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Walking, museum, gastronomy, park, playground, animals and and and.
    Excursion destination for all ages 🏃♀️🚴♂️🏃♂️

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    9

    We happened to come to this beautiful Steinhausen Castle in Witten an der Ruhr at the end of a hike through the Muttenbachtal. There were sculptures made of serpentine stone …

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    Ruine Hardenstein

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The castle Hardenstein is a ruin on the middle Ruhr northwest of Witten-Herbede in North Rhine-Westphalia. It is enclosed by the nature reserve Hardenstein and is located near the mother …

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    Susanne
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    11

    Burgruine Neu-Isenburg

    Hiking Highlight

    The remains of a castle from the 13th century, plus a wonderful view over Lake Baldeney.

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    Scholtix
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    12

    Schloss Sythen

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Sythen Castle can be visited and rented for events. Weddings in the castle chapel are also possible.

    More information: schloss-sythen.net

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    Mittelalter-Schloss Broich

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The castle Broich has a long history and invites you for a little break with history lesson. Unfortunately, you can not visit it from the inside. It is used today …

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    Weitmar Schlossbrücke

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The castle bridge is great. Below leads the Springorumradweg, which later becomes the coal railway.
    Cross the bridge to Weitmar Castle and the park, which is also crossed by many …

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    Sebastian
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    Schloss Steinhausen

    Hiking Highlight

    Very nice facility. Unfortunately, you can not enjoy the sun in the idyllic castle courtyard with delicacies, the restoration is only for closed societies! This is the old house of prayer worth a visit!

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    Schlossmühle Buddenburg

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Nice old half-timbered house and watermill. Among other things, there is also a wedding room here.

    It is also an ideal place to take a break for a short rest.

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    Schloss Westerholt

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Westerholt Castle is a moated castle in the Herten district of Westerholt on the edge of the Westerholter forest. The enclosed by forces plant was the headquarters of the Earl …

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    Haus Dellwig

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    The water castle Haus Dellwig is, as soon as nature shows its green face, a worthwhile destination for walkers, hikers, walkers and cyclists alike. It offers itself as a station …

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    Wasserschloss Kemnade

    Bike Touring Highlight

    The moated castle now houses a restaurant. Here you can sit outside when the weather is nice and enjoy nature and the good food and drinks that are on offer here. Weddings are often celebrated here or bands play.

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    Schloss Lembeck

    Bike Touring Highlight

    Lembeck Castle is a beautiful moated castle. It is built on two islands and surrounded by a large moat. You can enjoy the view of the main castle over two …

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