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Etal Castle

68 | Cornhill on Tweed, Etal TD12 4TN, England
+44 1890 820332
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Tranquil and scenic

I rather enjoyed this castle. Despite its small size, it offers a fair bit for your visit. The... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Guelph, Canada
Nice castle,helpful staff

Serene and beautiful place, very informative and interesting exhibition on site re the battle of... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Average29%
  • Poor7%
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“audio guide” (8 reviews)
“story boards” (3 reviews)
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68 | Cornhill on Tweed, Etal TD12 4TN, England
+44 1890 820332
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I rather enjoyed this castle. Despite its small size, it offers a fair bit for your visit. The initial museum showcasing the history of the castle is very interesting and we'll presented. The audio guide is a particularly good one, and really brings the castle...More

Thank Eirewolf
Reviewed 5 days ago

Serene and beautiful place, very informative and interesting exhibition on site re the battle of Flodden. Tower ruins are interesting and the grounds are nice to sit and enjoy the peace and quiet. Nice walk from Castle car park into the village. Clean facilities on...More

Thank ScotlandE_mc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked round with the audio guides. Very interesting place with lots of history and not far from Flodden Fields. Enjoyed my visit

Thank susan s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This castle is simply two towers and if you go inside you can read the boards or have the audio guide. The castle is just a easy to view from outside. It is run by English Heritage so only worth going inside if you are...More

Thank purpletravelat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a large ruin but very interesting anyway. The adjacent museum area is very welll done. Take your time to try to take it all in.

Thank fssutton1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was going to call in but saw the entrance fee,£5.00! That's a lot of money for a lot of old stones! Gave it a miss.

Thank minidriver28
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Our visit to Etal Castle was very much a on spur of the moment detour, which was certainly rewarded with a memorable visit. Ok the castle is small, but the museum certainly makes up for this, as it provides a good historical time line about...More

Thank P3439USandrewr
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Etal Castle is a small English Heritage castle in Etal village, it was integral to the battle of Flodden Field. The museum is very informative whilst the castle is interesting.

Thank FlorianFY
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Took the grandsons to look round the display before entering the castle was very educational explaining how the castle came into being and changed from a fortified Manor House into a full blown castle we all enjoyed the visit

Thank R4833HTmichaele
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I would recommend the audio tour to accompany a visit to this place - it really helps to bring to life the tragedy of Flodden Field and the place of Etal Castle within that story.

Thank Donna D
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