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Dunstanburgh Castle

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Address: Dunstanburgh Rd, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TT, England
Phone Number: +44 1665 576231
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Nice walk from Craster to Dunstanburgh Castle

Lovely scenery to view in the short walk from the car park to the castle. We didn't go inside as we were short of time. However the walk around the outside was worth the visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Lovely scenery to view in the short walk from the car park to the castle. We didn't go inside as we were short of time. However the walk around the outside was worth the visit.

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

One of the best sited and attractive castle ruins anywhere. Features on many postcards and reviews for Northumberland and deservedly so. Whether you approach from Embleton or Craster the view as you approach is stunning. Little remains of John O'Gaunts castle but it provides a fascinating comparison to the mighty Bamburgh castle further north.Free to NT members .Take a look... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Be sure to make the walk from Craster very early in the morning....the view as you approach the castle is excellent and the sound of the sea is perfect.....and the crowds and swarms of kids don't start till mid morning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

One of my favorite ruins. There's a wonderful about a mile long walk along the coast from Craster to the castle ruin. You'll walk with grazing sheep and cows in hilly fields on one side, and the ocean, rocky shoreline, and tide pools on the other. The ruin is great too, with a nice perimeter wall and large front structure... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We set off from Craster harbour on a beautiful bright, clear day. The sea was like quicksilver and the Castle stood out on the headland like it was from a CGI movieset. You could imagine a battle raging between good forces and bad. The walk out to the Castle is really lovely; not taxing, good for young and old alike.... More 

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Louth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Ok, so there was about a half hour walk from the beach to the castle, but its so worth it. The castle itself is fabulous, great opportunities for climbing to the top and the view is breathtaking. Allow at least half a day because there is so much to do and see here. You can also climb rocks on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Dunstanburgh Rd, Craster is the best castle to visit as it's in ruins. You can leave it up to your imagination as to what was where and what happened. It's the best castle that I've visited in a long time.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Loved our tour of the castle. Loved the stories, architecture and history. James was an informative and engaging guide. Love the setting on the cliffs of the beach. Our daughters loved the wood whittling educational booth that Jon had set-up in the courtyard. Our girls whittled their own "wand" which was a special keepsake. Tea was really yummy in the... More 

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Surrey, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

a nice walk by the coast up to the castle. Go before 5pm or the inoffensive sheep or the offensive large local herd of bullocks are in the field. They are fairly feistly and challenging each other and don't like dogs, if you have one with you, and are not afraid to challenge you.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

To get to this castle it is about a mile walk along the coast. It is a beautiful walk and looming over the walk is Dunstanburgh Castle. There is not much of the castle yet but it is a splendid walk with an amazing view.

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Address: Dunstanburgh Rd, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TT, England
Phone Number: +44 1665 576231
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northumberland  >  Alnwick  >  Craster

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