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Quiet, quaint and quintessentially English. The peaceful town of Tickhill is rich in history, having originally held an essential role in the Middle Ages after the establishment of Tickhill Castle as one of the gateways to South Yorkshire.

The name Tickhill is an Old English place-name, originally meaning 'Hill where young goats are kept'. The town itself grew up around the castle built by Roger de Busli in the 11th century upon the hill. Nowadays, Tickhill Castle is leased by the Duchy of Lancaster to private tenants and only opened for 150 minutes one day per year to the general public. The rest of the time the castle is largely hidden from view with the Gatehouse hidden behind large wooden gates and the rest of the castle behind extensive foliage. However, the top of the motte can be seen from a public footpath near Lancaster Crescent.

Tickhill is a market town surrounded by open countryside; its high street offers many independent and unique speciality shops including two butchers, a fishmonger and a delicatessen as well as charming restaurants and several historic buildings including St Leonards Hospital.

Although Tickhill is one of the UK's greener towns with many beautiful spots enjoy a walk, it also has excellent transportation links to the rest of the UK via Doncaster railway and Robin Hood airport.


As a seller, through a discussion of your needs, we tailor our search to find your home a buyer who will recognise the added value in your property and give you a generous offer. As a buyer, through discussion of your needs, we tailor our search to find you a property you will want to keep. Whether that's a bungalow, apartment, semi-detached or a cottage.

Living in Tickhill is ideal for creatives and retirement as well as for those who are looking for a peaceful escape from traditional city or busy town living. Tickhill has stunning surrounding countryside landscape and easy access to public pathways, walks, parks and the nearby Styrrup Golf Club.

As local experts in Tickhill, we know how to match the right property to the right person and we use our local knowledge to help our clients find a home suitable for their needs. So let us help you to find your own castle.

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24 Castlegate Doncaster South Yorkshire DN11 9QU

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01302 751616

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01302 303485

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