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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
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The castle and surrounding Landscapes are one of the most beautiful things I've ever seen in my limited life. I would recommend it to anyone visiting England and that has appreciation for landscapes,castles and the sea

Thank Nathaniel S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wow this castle is very prominent in the town of Bamburgh. We didn't get a chance to go inside but enjoyed the walk around the outside through the park and along the beach. Definitely a picture perfect castle to photograph. Loved the cricket pitch at...More

Thank SuzieLock
Bamburgh_Castle, Manager at Bamburgh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Glad to hear you enjoyed the village, hopefully next time you will have the opportunity to come inside. Cheers Chris

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went here on a really windy day and in some area of the grounds struggled to keep on our feet. The entrance charge is not exorbitant and The castle and grounds are really interesting. Views are stunning. We had lunch in the tea room...More

Thank debsunlover
Bamburgh_Castle, Manager at Bamburgh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much. Glad to hear you had a good visit and found our staff friendly. Cheers Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a stunning castle !!! , we drove into bamburgh and there it was high on the hill in front of us in all its glory , imagine living in this village and waking up to that everyday , WOW !!! , it really is...More

Thank melpwilson70
Bamburgh_Castle, Manager at Bamburgh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hopefully you will have the opportunity to return once when we're open. Cheers Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago

If any castle had a better location,then this one takes some beating,sitting on a hill overlooking the bamburgh beach its simply “Film” & “TV” perfect.. you almost feel like you are looking at scene from Braveheart or lost kingdom, as for the castle itself Its...More

Thank Wanderlust W
Bamburgh_Castle, Manager at Bamburgh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very muhc, please to hear you enjoyed the visit. Cheers Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited recently, it was okay. The views were stunning and the grounds very well kept. The interior was nice enough, Worth the £10 entry. The visit was however dampened by an abrupt man in the shop area. Not quite sure what it was he was...More

Thank Frankie J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A real gem of a castle. Plenty of outdoor space to explore with information boards dotted around. A really great aviation museum with lots of artefacts and some really surprising facts. Breathtaking views. Its worth parking on the street in town (free) then walking down...More

Thank Janice A
Bamburgh_Castle, Manager at Bamburgh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Glad to hear you enjoyed the castle and aviation museum. Cheers Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After I have watch the BBC2 series Lost Kingdom and read the books I needed to see the place and it didn't disappointed me. Go and have a look and then have a long walk on the beach marvellous

Thank Arien L
Bamburgh_Castle, Manager at Bamburgh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Excellent feedback thank you. Glad to hear you weren't disappointed. Cheers Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago

To be honest I don'the mind looking around castles at all and this wasn't bad at all. The only thing I knew about it was that Bernard Cornwall used it as the 'home' of Uhtred in his king Harold books and when you stand on...More

Thank wellburnt
Bamburgh_Castle, Manager at Bamburgh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Great feedback, thank you. Please to hear that you all enjoyed it. Cheers Chris

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing, it stands proud on high rocks overlooking the sea and the village of Bamburgh. Great value, especially when compared to Alnwick Castle, located just down the coast! A real, lived in, Castle experience with very interesting rooms and exhibits. We spent...More

Thank CambridgeSound L
Bamburgh_Castle, Manager at Bamburgh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Excellent feedback, thank you. Cheers Chris

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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
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Phyllis C
2 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
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William H
7 March 2017|
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Response from shanth03 | Reviewed this property |
No just guide dogs 🐶 I think William
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