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Chillingham Castle

Open Now: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Great place for social history but feels 'off'

It was crammed full of curiosities. Great for those who loves castles and history. However, I do... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Nicky G
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A place full of curiosities

I visited Chillingham castle while on holiday in Northumberland, the main reason was because it’s... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rachel S
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Chillingham Castle is open to the public between Easter - End of October. Hours open is 12 noon - 5pm.
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Chillingham, Alnwick NE66 5NJ, England
+44 1668 215359
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our second visit to Chillingham Castle and it didn't disappoint. The enthusiasm of the guides are matched by the obvious enthusiasm of the castle's owner whose copious guide is well worth buying. The exhibits are eclectic and really offer an insight into the owner's ancestry...More

Thank Alison D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the castle the guide book is a must for £2:50 its full of information about each room very well put together easy to understand so much to see and the gardens and church both beautiful its well worth £9:50 entry fee so...More

Thank xxrobboxx
Reviewed 4 days ago

There are lots of reviews below, some strong feelings about the price of food, the clattered displays and whether the letters at the entrance are genuine. This does not detract from the fact that this castle is of immense historic significance, that the owner has...More

Thank Gail P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was crammed full of curiosities. Great for those who loves castles and history. However, I do feel spirits and it did not have a 'nice feel'. I can sense people have died there in horrible ways. Obviously castles of that age will have some...More

Thank Nicky G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I visited Chillingham castle while on holiday in Northumberland, the main reason was because it’s meant to be one of the most haunted castles in the uk...it was a very interesting wander around and was nice to hear that it is still being used by...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It doesn't matter what time of the year we visit, Chillingham is always just a little bit of an unsettling place to visit! Very friendly staff and tasty cake.

Thank Kate F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Chillingham certain does give you the chills, there is an atmosphere here like nothing we have ever felt anywhere else, it was something all four of us felt and couldn't explain. It has an interesting history ans some nice walks. Well worth a visit.

Thank wjberry
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rescued in the 1980's by Lord Wakefield the castle has been saved from ruin. It is a lovely visual building set in some beautiful gardens and amazing local scenery. The interior has been sympathetically restored keeping a lot of original features. However there is a...More

Thank Simon N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very important and gothic castle. As soon as we went in we could feel an eerie chill. The whole place was filled with quirky things that Sir Humphrey had collected and donated to the place. The collection was so eclectic that I...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited on Friday . What a fasacining place not your normal castle ...very quirky ...maybe not for everyone ....but if you like the unusal you will love this .The guides are full of knowledge & very keen to share with you .Well worth a visit

Thank Lorraine0303
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Stacee G
4 September 2018|
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Response from Linda P | Reviewed this property |
If you arrive before 5pm you can access all the grounds and the castle. The Ghost Walk starts at 9.00pm - 11.00pm well worth the money.
14 August 2018|
Response from Chillingham | Property representative |
Hi, we only allow guide and assistance dogs.
11 August 2018|
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Response from Chillingham | Property representative |
Hi, yes you can stay at the castle. We have 8 self catering apartments. Details, prices and availability can be found on our website.