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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 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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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Bulkington, United Kingdom
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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 NEW

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
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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85 reviews 85 reviews
38 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
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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oldham greater manchester
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10 reviews 10 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

we went to the castle to kill a bit of time, but it turned out to be very interesting well worth the entrance fee.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I hope when you visit its a beautiful day. The view says it all. There is nothing more to say but WOW.

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Norfolk, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Pictures don't do justice to the architecture of the ruins. I could have spent a whole day here admiring the arches still standing here after so many years and never capture how amazing they are in person. While some other reviewers have commented on the price of admission, my friends and I bought a pass that allowed us admission into... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We visited Tynemouth on a cold, blustery but sunny day. We only explored the castle from the outside, as it would've cost us £20 to get in! (1 adult ticket was about £8.95). The scenery is spectacular and the views from around and below the castle are breath-taking. I'd recommend walking out onto the pier just behind the castle to... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

we visited the castle and priory one afternoon although cold and windy on the cliff top we did not notice as you took in the history. this in its time must have been a fanastic place, the ruins give you a sense of that. great information in place and stunning views, even cliff top guns to view and walk round,... More 

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