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Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh Castle Bamburgh, Bamburgh NE69 7DF, England
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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 yesterday

We considered this attraction to be much better than Alnwick and had an element of homeliness despite its imposing nature – the staff were also very helpful in explaining the family history. There is a wealth of history underlying this castle, culminating in the foresight...More

Thank MikenMissy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This stunning castle on the Northumbrian coast is well worth a visit . It’s a beautiful backdrop to walking on the big open sandy beach ... cold this time of year but amazing skies and colours and fab for walking . Didn’t visit inside this...More

Thank Joy0033
Reviewed 1 week ago

Word's fail me to describe Bamburgh castle! As soon as you see it in the distance from Seahouses you are impressed. It was raining as we got to Bamburgh but then the clouds lifted and the sun came out. What a view! Unfortunately it was...More

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Bamburgh_Castle, Manager at Bamburgh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you very much. Really pleased you enjoyed the visit to Bamburgh, even if you didn't make it inside. Cheers Chris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The stunning castle on the Headland has spectacular views and is situated above the beautiful beach.Walking through the sand dunes to get onto the beach was hard work for me (I am disabled)but well worth the effort and breathtaking.Lunch afterwards in Bamburgh village at another...More

Thank holidaysandhighdays
Bamburgh_Castle, Manager at Bamburgh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Excellent feedback, thank you very much. Cheers Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks 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
Bamburgh_Castle, Manager at Bamburgh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback. Pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to Bamburgh. Cheers Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks 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 3 weeks ago

Thank you. It's a shame you didn't get to visit the castle itself, maybe next time. Cheers Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks 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 3 weeks ago

Thank you, glad you enjoyed it. We will pass on your feedback tot he cafeteria too. Cheers Chris

Reviewed 5 weeks 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 3 weeks ago

Thanks you for the feedback, it's a shame you didn't come when we were open (we are open weekends in the winter). Hope you make it back next summer. Cheers Chris

Reviewed 9 November 2017

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 3 days ago

Thank you. Cheers Chris

Reviewed 9 November 2017

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
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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
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
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William H
7 March 2017|
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No just guide dogs 🐶 I think William
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