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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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Amazing venue for outdoor gig!

Visited the priory for mouth of the Tyne festival and it was brilliant! Well organised, plenty of staff on hand if needed, food & drink stalls & plenty portaloos! If you visit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Visited the priory for mouth of the Tyne festival and it was brilliant! Well organised, plenty of staff on hand if needed, food & drink stalls & plenty portaloos! If you visit next year take a few chairs, picnic blanket, cool box & enjoy the gig with amazing views!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Came here a few years ago to see The Wanted in concert, decided I would come back and see the place properly as an historical site. No parking on site but plenty of places to park nearby and no café on site either. The site consists of a castle a priory, the battery and visitors centre (with toilets). We didn't... More 

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falkirk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

This is a lovely place to visit for about 1 to 2 hours, if the weather is good as there isn't any cover. Luckily it was sunny and dry when we went so we enjoyed sitting in the grounds and walking round. The museum is a little bit of a disappointment but I would still recommend visiting the site as... More 

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The priory is largely ruins. The guidebook makes numerous assumptions about the buildings, many of which are difficult to substantiate.

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Our first time at the festival and we couldn't quite imagine it at the Priory. However the setting was perfect! We went to see The Specials and were not disappointed. Great views of the coast line and the priory ruins with a modern festival stage in the middle. Amazing! Great organisation too. We'll be there again next year!

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

superb vistas across the sea,relax and unwind in this delightful picturesque cosmopolitan area with loads of café bistro bars and individual shops to suit every need .

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Worminghall, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

A little disappointing as there is not a great deal to see apart from some of the historic building remains and historic layout, well kept grounds but lacked any real interest

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Always well worth a visit, a stunning location with a coastal backdrop. Entrance through the visitors shop, which sells authentic mead which you can also sample and get a taste of medieval life. Impressive architecture and a small chapel visitors can go in. There is also a World War One war battery which is very interesting and atmospheric. A memorable... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a fascinating site steeped in history with spectacular coastal views in a beautiful little town. Not to be missed. Great little shop too with some lovely jams etc on sale.

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Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

this is a very good place for family visits, owned by the ENGLISH HERRITAGE, it has grounds for children to explore and a learning centre. The grounds outside has a moat, now grassed over to play or relax.

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Address: Tynemouth, Tynemouth NE30 4BZ, England
Phone Number: 44-191-257-1090
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Tynemouth

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