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Tynemouth Castle and Priory

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Address: Tynemouth, Tynemouth NE30 4BZ, England
Phone Number: 44-191-257-1090

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take your time to look around. This site has served so many purposes over the centuries there is much to take in. Nice and open so the younger kids can run around on the grass... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

take your time to look around. This site has served so many purposes over the centuries there is much to take in. Nice and open so the younger kids can run around on the grass while you amble around at your leisure

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

visited this place in may and never expected such a magic place behind the not very impressive ruins of the castle. absolutely fantastic and I can only recommend to go there if you are ever in tynemouth. didnt like the attitude of the gentleman at th till who wanted to claim an extra 50p for any tax thing. I refused... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Wow! What a beautiful location for building a castle and a priory. Although, there are some more recent constructions on the site, we were quite stunned by the remains of the church and of the castle. But most of all the view is simply stunning.

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phnom Penh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Tynemouth Priory & Castle Overlooking the North Sea and protecting the mouth of the River Tyne and having one of the most beautiful views of the coast. Tynemouth Priory and Castle was once one of the biggest fortresses and religious sites in England. and well worth the visit Founded at the beginning of the 7th century, there are 2000 years... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We went here so that we could attend the tynemouth food festival. The castle etc is mainly ruins so wrap up warm as it gets cold. Good for an afternoon out.

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Bulkington, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A lovely castle and priory. Beautiful little chapel with some lovely stained glass windows. Also the pier which you can see from the priory which is worth a visit as well.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

A brilliant day out. A castle, a priory, a WW2 battlement and a weather station. There's also a great grave yard to explore. Bring a packed lunch and stay all day. There are plenty of ruins for children to explore or play hide and seek in. The views are spectacular - north towards St Mary ' s Lighthouse and south... More 

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Larger area than we thought. Full of history of the wars.along with information of the early inhabitants of the castle etc

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Brilliant day spent here for a good hour or so. Pretty big place with some great views of the sea and coastline. Also a massive WWII gun still in place which was nice to see! The girl on reception was friendly and helpful too. Would recommend a visit here if you were nearby. (originally posted this review on Warkworth castle... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is a real gem and very much worth a visit. It is in an awesome position on a promontory overlooking the harbour affording excellent views from all angles.

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