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Dunstanburgh Castle

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Roobers74 wrote a review Oct 2020
Gomersal, United Kingdom100 contributions32 helpful votes
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Fabulous and dramatic 1.5m walk along the rugged coastline from Craster. The castle is a huge ruin - super impressive with great views. All in all a brilliant walk and visit. Highly recommended.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from EnglishHeritageTA, Front Office Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you for your lovely review. Dunstanburgh Castle was built to be visible for miles across the coastline. We look ofrward to welcoming you again.
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DKandtheMadDog wrote a review Oct 2020
Chorley, United Kingdom117 contributions27 helpful votes
Beautiful atmospheric walk from Craster to Dunstanburgh Castle along the coast. The castle was shut due to Covid but still worth doing.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from EnglishHeritageTA, Front Office Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your review Dunstanburgh Castle is open to pre-booked visitors. Sadly sometimes the weather gets the better of us, and on 24th October Dunstanburgh Castle was closed owing to high winds. We look forward to welcoming you another time.
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Jade2102 wrote a review Oct 2020
Lancaster, United Kingdom336 contributions99 helpful votes
My husband and I visited recently whilst on a trip to Northumberland. The ruins are well worth a visit but be warned it is a long walk from the car park to the castle, well worth it but on a wet blustery day it can be hard going. There are amazing views from the top. We were welcomed warmly by guides from the English Heritage and told a brief history of the castle which lasted literally 3 minutes. Could be better I think, not much signage when walking around either so don’t really know what you are looking at or what rooms you would have been in had the castle survived.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from EnglishHeritageTA, Front Office Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks for your lovely review. Being quite so breezy, Dunstanburgh is a hard site to put a lot of information on, but English Heritage do sell a Guidebook for Dunstanburgh Castle to help you with your imaginings. We llook forward to welcoming you again.
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Christine M wrote a review Oct 2020
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom98 contributions21 helpful votes
We walked along the coast line from craster harbour. Stunning views of the castle as you walk towards it. Just as stunning when you get there. Cant wait to go back and take my grandsons. They will love it
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from EnglishHeritageTA, Front Office Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thanks for your review. Family visitors often say how much they enjoy Dunstanburgh. We loko forward to welcoming you again.
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Michael R wrote a review Oct 2020
Durham, United Kingdom31 contributions17 helpful votes
Walking to the castle from craster the castle looms out onto a beautiful coastline with an impressive gate house and walls hog the cliffs. Very impressive
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from EnglishHeritageTA, Front Office Manager at Dunstanburgh Castle
Responded Oct 10, 2020
Thanks for your lovely review. Dunstanburgh Castle was built on the Whin Sill using the geography of the area to create the biggest castle by area. We look forward to welcoming you again.
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