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Edlingham Castle

Edlingham Village, Alnwick NE66 2BW, England
+44 191 269 1200
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Worth a short detour on way to Cragside

A nice little church with nearby ruined castle. Limited parking on the approach road. Both free to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
MilkoHastings_UK
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Two excellent pieces of medieval England

We saw a reference to the castle in the English Heritage brochure and went to visit it. The site... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BillW611
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Ripon, WI
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Edlingham Village, Alnwick NE66 2BW, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice little church with nearby ruined castle. Limited parking on the approach road. Both free to explore. Castle tower is at a "jaunty" angle!

Thank MilkoHastings_UK
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We saw a reference to the castle in the English Heritage brochure and went to visit it. The site, in fact, contains two pieces of medieval England, the castle and a small 11th century Norman church that is still in in operation. (The picture accompanying...More

Thank BillW611
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visit the church fairly regularly as my mother & grandmother are buried there. The castle is only a couple of hundred yards away and has been well maintained by English Heritage. Took some American friends thee recently & they were very impressed with the location...More

Thank barrich2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having seen the sign for the Castle and 11thC church on the way to and from Alnwick curiosity got the better of us and I am so glad it did. There is a parking area just outside the church grounds and its a nice easy...More

Thank Patrizia51016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fascinating insight into the trials and tribullations facing locals before, during and after the border raids. The curch and castle are each well-worth visiting.

Thank Clements47
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Saturday 26th August 17, My husband and I drove to Edlingham to visit Edlingham Castle. The castle is situated at the east end of the small village of Edlingham, on low-lying ground beside the Burn, a tributary of the Aln. The remains of the hall...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Edlingham castle is situated between Alnwick and Cragside and we only came across the sign for it because i stopped to give way to a large vehicle, but what a find. It says that it is a castle but English Heritage class it as a...More

Thank B9114SZanthonym
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Not somewhere you could send a whole day and probably best visited as part of a day out to other sites (we visited en route to Cragside). As mentioned there is only limited parking outside the church and then a short walk down to the...More

Thank rockinrocky_robin
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Interesting ruins in a beautiful rural spot next to the church and viaduct. Limited but free parking in the lane near St John the Baptist Church. We visited the Church and graveyard first (information leaflets available for a 50p donation). Very interesting and beautifully kept....More

Thank bluelizard
Reviewed 10 June 2017

With limited parking The picture is of the church and the Castle, or what is left of it is at the bottom of a short grassy track. You can wander all over it and wonder how it stays upright but it has distinct charm and...More

Thank julian H
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