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Dunstanburgh Castle

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Address: Dunstanburgh Rd, Craster, Alnwick NE66 3TT, England
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+44 1665 576231

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lovely walk

Approaching this from the local village with harbour is great. A windy walk but fantastic and well trodden.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Approaching this from the local village with harbour is great. A windy walk but fantastic and well trodden.

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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful Dunstanburgh. Always mysterious to me. A beautiful castle ruin full of history and charm. Never fails to please and always looks stunning from the beach from miles around. Highly recommended.

Thank Loopylou67
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son is learning about castles at school so decided to take him here. It's a lovely walk from Craster and the parking is good value. The castle is a large ruin but you can still get up to the second floor by the main entrance and get a great view of the coast. It would have been very Impressive... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't actually go inside the Castle due to the prices, but the walk from Craster to the Castle is lovely. We ventured down on to some rocks by the sea to eat our picnic as there's no benches (I assume there's a reason for that) and it was absolutely perfect.

Thank Rai S
Stavanger, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyable walk from Craster to the castle. Its an easy walk (basically flat), a bit wet, windy and muddy when I went. The castle itself is a sizeable ruin with a partial gatehouse to climb and sea views. There are some information boards and a small visitors hut but more information would have been nice. Free entry for National Trust... More 

Thank HonestCharlatan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such an amazing location. Much more to see on the in side than you think. How is it still standing on such a rugged coastline?

Thank Joanne M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Weather was not great but still a great day out. On a clear day it would be a great walk to the castle and there would be stunning views

Thank watto13
Northumberland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

Great local walk, we love coming along here with the dog. Gorgeous photo opportunities when the sun is going down.

Thank edwardsharrison
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Very good easy walk from Craster. Closed but wouldn't,t have paid to enter as little to add to view.

Thank Stoneleigh
North Shields, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Nice location to have a great coastal walk, we weren't looking for food but I think if we had a lesson would be to make sure you book! Great walk for the dog and some amazing scenery along the way

Thank Lissa B

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