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Dunstanburgh Castle

Dunstanburgh Road, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TT, England
+44 1665 576231
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Amazing walking in the area, great views of the castle

The castle itself is a bit of walk from Craster but parking is only £2 all day in the car park and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Andy V
Halifax, United Kingdom
fantastic views

It's a long walk from the gate to the castle but totally worth it. castle is very atmospheric and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Dunstanburgh Road, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TT, England
+44 1665 576231
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Reviewed yesterday

The castle itself is a bit of walk from Craster but parking is only £2 all day in the car park and therefore a bargain really. Once at the castle, we called in, it was free for us as we are NT members but to...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's a long walk from the gate to the castle but totally worth it. castle is very atmospheric and lots of interesting seabirds

Thank jacquierawes
Reviewed 2 days ago

Craster is a pretty little village with a harbour and a few eating options. We parked at the car park just before coming into the village which had a little visitor centre and shop and vitally, toilets free to use. Good value £2 all day....More

Thank julia384
Reviewed 4 days ago

The best place to park is at Craster. It has a main car park which can get full on a Summer's day. There is an overflow car park further slightly further out of Craster but it is also more expensive! Make sure you go the...More

Thank Gareth S
Reviewed 4 days ago

This castle is was impressive set out on the hill. You can either park and walk on the headlands or walk along by the sea. The structure is interesting to explore and in a good condition. You can park in the fishing village at craster...More

Thank Becky C
Reviewed 4 days ago

It is a good 2-mile walk along the coastline from the official car park (which must be used if driving). Not something to be done on a wet day. The views of the castle as you get nearer and nearer are stunning. The entry is...More

Thank Nvrsheffield
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Rugged coastline walk amongst the cattle and the sheep, breathtaking views and my favourite castle ever set in the splendour of the Northumbrian coastline.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Followed the signs to the castle along the plesant coastal path to be conftonted with an admission charge. Nothing was stated at the beginning of the walk. Google earth shows this castle as a ruin! Turned out to be an expensive one....I did not enter.

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This bracing 1.75 mile coastal walk from The harbour to the castle is well worth it. The imposing castle always in view growing bigger with every stride.

Thank Paul-Julie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Parking on the right as you come into Craster; more parking at the back of the car park as well. Take a drink or picnic and visit toilets before setting off on the coastal walk to Dunstanburgh castle (National Trust property managed by English Heritage)....More

Thank Claire L
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Karen H
March 18, 2017|
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Response from Dickodemint | Reviewed this property |
I think the miserable, dog unfriendly !! National Trust, don't like dogs onto their precious monuments..which by the way with Government subsidies and support, even non members and dog owners pay for. The castle itself, is a... More
Matilda L
January 22, 2017|
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Response from Ian S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but check the hours on the website as they vary in the winter
May 15, 2016|
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Response from theAngerNextDoor | Reviewed this property |
you can hang around the castle but i never heard of ghostly presences .You are weird one LOL