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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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A national heritage gem

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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Worminghall, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

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 NEW 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Telford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Well worth a vist and allow at least an hour. very helpful and friendly staff. Excellent guide book well worth buying.

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Cincinnati
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Very nice site run by English Heritage Society. Beautiful setting overlooking the North Sea. If visiting the area this is a not to miss site.

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

I am from Tynemouth and have grown up playing around the priory and surrounding area. Now I bring my children here and they love it. Staff are very friendly and the priory is very well kept with beautiful views.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Mixture of old and new. Priory ruins, small restored chapel and WWI/II gun emplacement. Great views & setting. Not a lot to see, so think admission price a little steep. There were lots of people outside, not many inside, perhaps they thought the same.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The location is quite wonderful on a headland overlooking the entrance to the River Tyne. It can be rather exposed in inclement weather, For me it lacked atmosphere. In the twentieth century it was used extensively by our military forces and has gun installations dating from that time. However this does clash with the "priory" atmosphere you would expect from... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Make it part of your day out - not enough for a full day, however you have a fab beach right next door and a super fish and chip shop along the road.

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Address: 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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