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Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh Castle Bamburgh, Bamburgh NE69 7DF, England
+44 1668 214515
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The King of Castles, a fortification has dominated this site since Anglo-Saxon times when it was the capital of the kingdom of Northumbria. The current structure with Keep, curtain walls, towers and ramparts dates from the 1500's to the Victorian restructuring of Lord Armstrong. There are fourteen rooms open to the public including the spectacular Kings Hall, with over 3000 items of artwork, furniture, china and porcelain. The separate Armstrong and Aviation Artifacts museum gives visitors a glimpse into the creativity and industrial genius of Lord Armstrong. With a look at the aviation legacy created by his company after his death.Cafeteria with great, fresh food and wander around the battlements complete a great day out.
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Bamburgh Castle Bamburgh, Bamburgh NE69 7DF, England
+44 1668 214515
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Dogs not allowed anywhere. Don't be put off. This is probably one of the most iconic Castles. Looming high above the sand dunes and beach, Bamburgh Castle is indeed an awe-inspiring sight. A majestic foreboding Castle. The inside is an absolute MUST SEE. There is...More

Thank hvine
Reviewed 4 days ago

Easily the most impressive site for a huge castle I have ever seen, not badly priced and on a clear but windy day it is made more special, visit this castle at all costs

Thank BigDCC
Reviewed 6 days ago

Dominates the skyline and great views down to the spectacular beach. It’s been lived in privately over the years so isn’t a ruin and has impressive decor throughout the state rooms. Lots to see and a cafe that puts twice as much filling in their...More

Thank MikeChorley
Reviewed 1 week ago

You will be impressed by this castle long before you arrive, its setting dominates the landscape. We had a bit of a problem in that Mrs T had suffered a broken leg and was hobbling around on crutches. If you have similar mobility issues and...More

Thank tyketyke
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit, you won't be disappointed. Gorgeous views across the coastline toward Lindisfarne Island.

Thank Maggie P
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a well restored castle which is imposing to look around as well as to view above the superb beach location. Lord Armstrong was brilliant in restoring this don't miss Cragside at Rothbury other where Lord Armstrong lived

Thank Penwyllt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the outside this castle looks impressive. There is a steep slope leading up to the castle.The entrance fee is £10.95 per adult within an hour and a half we had seen it all.For such a big castle you do not see that many rooms...More

1  Thank Claire b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a very enjoyable day here today. Really interesting and well lad out. Helpful staff around if you have any questions. Cafeteria is lovely.

Thank V R
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a natural defensive site. Stands so proud overlooking to surrounding coastline with clear views for miles. Great historical items from 14th Century onwards

1  Thank NomadicWolves
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This castle has a statement to make it stands impressively overlooking the sea and across towards Lindisfarne, it is well worth a visit with its interesting walk through the various rooms and a look back in time

Thank Philip4953
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Alivia T
30 May 2017|
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Response from Stick1985 | Reviewed this property |
Opens at 10am, with state rooms opening at 11am. There are no gardens as such although the grounds and scenic views are beautiful if the catch the weather right. I hope you really enjoy your visit
Phyllis C
1 May 2017|
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Response from Bamburgh_Castle | Property representative |
Hi Phyliis, When you arrive at the car park let the attendant know you have the scooter and he will let drive your car up and park inside the castle walls to help save its battery. You can then get into the first five rooms... More
William H
7 March 2017|
Response from shanth03 | Reviewed this property |
No just guide dogs 🐶 I think William