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Aydon Castle

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From 1st century to 14th century in a few miles

Corbridge Roman town is pretty special but this mediaeval, fortified manor house is something else... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
goutyman
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Tarnos, France
Unusual and worth a visit

There are not that many medieval homes that you can visit so this site is worth the drive along the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
cannicUk
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Off Aydon Road | Near Corbridge, Corbridge NE45 5PJ, England
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All reviews fortified manor house english heritage guide book single track well worth a visit passing places imagine life picnic area working farm interesting history bit off the beaten track middle ages great place for a picnic a real hidden gem lovely setting ticket office interesting place
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Corbridge Roman town is pretty special but this mediaeval, fortified manor house is something else. Not easy to find but worth the visit. Built in 1315 as a defence against the Scots - like nearby Corbridge Roman town - it was latterly a farmhouse until...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are not that many medieval homes that you can visit so this site is worth the drive along the back roads, pot holes and all. You walk through all the rooms, which are in various stages of (dis)repair, and there are lots of info...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank cannicUk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like another reviewer I'd give this 3.5 or 'good' if I could - it looks charming in photos and from the air but is basically empty inside apart from a few chairs and a couple of tables. As it was a manor house rather than...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank David F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A real gem, off the beaten track !! Recommended to my wife and I by Becka - English Heritage Receptionist at Corbridge Roman Town. A very beautiful fortified manor house, with a complex and very interesting history - all dating from the thirteenth century. Nick,...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Dominic O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A lovely place to spend an hour or two. We parked the car up in Corbridge and walked to the castle. A really nice walk too and I would recommend. The castle is very interesting and a really pretty location. Very friendly staff and the...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 2, 2019

Not really a castle but a fortified manor house. Another really interesting English Heritage property. Super enthusiastic staff in reception, and very interesting guide, Chris. Lots of history with its encounters with the Scots and later used as a farmhouse. Really enjoyed our visit

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Aydon castle is an amazing place to stop off at to go to corbridge the castle it's self is really well preserved and full of history the guide book is well worth having as it explains everything so simply this is one for all the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

This is a really lovely place to explore and wander around. The guy in the shop was brilliant and very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. He would make a great tour guide.We spent about two hours or so looking over the place which really had an atmosphere...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

Nice place would benefit having a coffee shop as has lovely seating area .Friendly staff on booking in

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to wander around the guy on the till was very informative about the places past history I would recommend this place to anyone who likes castles and their history

Date of experience: September 2018
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