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Although the castle itself is well-worth a visit - despite a glaring mistake on one of the information panels confusing Henry111 with Edward 111 - the main focus has to be the Flodden exhibition - the worst defeat suffered by the Scots at the hands...More
Went here as we were passing and had a bit of time to fill. It didnt take long to completely read all the information on the walk through to the castle ruins and there are only a few bits of the castle to actually see....More
For what it is, the admission is quite high. I'm on a week long holiday and have visited most of the castle's in Northumberland this week, I've got to be honest - for what it is, this is not value for money.
You walk through...More
We all went to Ford & Etal in summer. Got the steam train from Etal station and once off walked to Etal castle ruins then sampled food in local cafe opposite pub. Theres a Ford downstream to splash about in good weather
This is a site with the ruins of a castle run by English Heritage. What remains is not particularly large and rather disappointingly the boards with the explanation around the castle are old and need replacement. If you are in the area it is worth...More
Unless you've got young children bored on a rainy day needing something to do, give the Ford and Etal hyped up tourist villages a miss. Etal at least has a ruined castle and there is an old train that runs a couple of miles along...More
very nice castle we were on holiday and need something to do with our 6 year old and 2 puppies this was perfect as dogs were allowed in with us, the museum is very good very informative our son enjoyed reading all about the area...More
Etal Castle is small. Very small. There are scant remains outside of the small gatehouse and residential tower; although there was never that much here to start with. The interpretation boards do their best to put some flesh in the bones but are in need...More