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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...more
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Bamburgh Castle Bamburgh, Bamburgh NE69 7DF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The scenery leading into Bamburgh is spectacular and when you see the castle in the distance you just think ‘wow’! We payed around 25 pound for a family of 3 and it is worth every penny (this castle is equally as good as Alnwick if...More

Thank amyjmills
Reviewed 2 days ago

After many years passing the castle we decided to visit it. The grounds are lovely but it is the inside that takes your breath away. So much history of the local area dating way back to the 1400 or even earlier. Give yourselfs time to...More

Thank ScotsPeter
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a great time wondering through this well kept castle. Plenty of history there and plenty to look at. Not cheap at £10.50 each but well worth it.

Thank John F
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited this stunning castle as part of our family holiday at haggerston castle. it is absolutely beautiful and the kids loved it! The beach is one of the most gorgeous beaches i have ever seen...and ive seen alot! Definatly worth a visit when the...More

Thank tiagallacher79
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a really lovely day here. On arrival we drove up to the castle car park. We got a space fine. We were charged £2 for it. Probably not a bad amount but when you are paying quite a bit to get into the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The castle is stunning the staff were nice informative and although I thought it was expensive it was worth the visit. However the rest of the day spent on the beach was ruined by inconsiderate dog owners. Families were all set up with chairs and...More

Thank YvonneF2
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Large, intact castle in a beautiful coastal setting with the sites history dating back to Celtic kingdoms and probably earlier. There are extensive, beautiful interiors open to view and large grounds to explore. There are also amazing views over the village and the sand dunes...More

Thank inoble
Reviewed 3 days ago

A great afternoon out visiting Bamburgh Castle so impressive perched on its headland looking out to sea with the Farne Islands in the near distance. The tour of the rooms is worthwhile as was our snack in the Clock Tower cafe, some of the local...More

Thank derek t
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is well kept by landlord and volunteers. Scenery from castle is amazing but I would recommend to see castle from beach too.

Thank supertrman
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fantastic day out at Bamburgh Castle! We bought a family ticket for £26 and a £1 guide book. Loads to see and do including very impressive State rooms, amazing views from the battlements, a mini aviation museum, art gallery, shop and tea room with delicious...More

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Rae L
2 August 2018|
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Response from Bamburgh_Castle | Property representative |
Hi. We offer free carer tickets to all carers and also a discount to wheelchair users as they are unable to see all of the castle.
Casey B
4 June 2018|
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Response from whereisparadise |
Stick it in the kennel
30 March 2018|
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Response from Bamburgh_Castle | Property representative |
Hi. We do allow picnics in the castle grounds and we have a couple of picnic benches in the grounds (in the West Ward, near the Aviation museum) and obviously there is very easy access tot the beach. We do have a cafe but... More