Tüschenbroich Castle

Wegberg, Germany

The predecessor of the present Tüschenbroich Castle was built around 800. It stood on the large round motte in the present castle lake. This medieval castle however was completely destroyed during the Thirty Years' War (1618–1648).

Between the 17th and the 18th century the present castle was built on the site of the older outer ward.

In 1876 the southern tower and part of the main building collapsed during a storm. The remaining part was given a new facade and the collapsed part was never rebuilt. Of that southern tower only a ruin remains.

At present Tüschenbroich Castle is privately inhabited and can thus not be visited.

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Founded: 17th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Germany
Historical period: Thirty Years War & Rise of Prussia (Germany)

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www.castles.nl

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User Reviews

Ruben De Sterck (11 months ago)
Epic place to stay! Book a tower-room and feel like a prince! Very nice host, great breakfasts!
Silke Steg (14 months ago)
Wonderful area to walk and take a stroll through the Forrest.
Soso R (2 years ago)
Beutyful place to spend the time, but it is private teritory inside.. Outside though there is a fishing place, and nice view for the castle. Pub awailable near.
James Craigen (3 years ago)
A very pretty location with a castle surrounded by water which is separated into different pools. There is an Angling pool with the possibility to buy fresh and smoked salmon and trout. There are 2 watermills, though only one has the water wheel turning. There is a big restaurant with indoor and outdoor dining facilities. Due to Corona IT was not open. With a large car park it is a good starting point for hiking.
Maxine Smith (4 years ago)
Lovely short walk around the lake. Mini golf and angling lake too. Very pretty scenery.
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