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Bamburgh Castle

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Address: Bamburgh Castle Bamburgh, Bamburgh NE69 7DF, England
Phone Number: +44(0)1668 214515
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The King of Castles, a fortification has dominated this site since...

The King of Castles, a fortification has dominated this site since Anglo-Saxon times when it was the capital of the kingdom of Northumbria. The current structure with Keep, curtain walls, towers and ramparts dates from the 1500's to the Victorian restructuring of Lord Armstrong. There are fourteen rooms open to the public including the spectacular Kings Hall, with over 3000 items of artwork, furniture, china and porcelain. The separate Armstrong and Aviation Artifacts museum gives visitors a glimpse into the creativity and industrial genius of Lord Armstrong. With a look at the aviation legacy created by his company after his death.Cafeteria with great, fresh food and wander around the battlements complete a great day ou.

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interesting castle

Enjoyable day visiting this castle there is plenty to see both inside and out . great views of holy island and the frame isles . nice tea rooms with a good choice of food .

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyable day visiting this castle there is plenty to see both inside and out . great views of holy island and the frame isles . nice tea rooms with a good choice of food .

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

An iconic castle by the beach - a beautiful setting. However we were a bit disappointed with the interior of the castle - a strange mix of interiors and not a natural flow but some interesting pieces. Wonderful views of the surrounding beaches and Farne Islands from the castle grounds - a bit hazy for us to see Lindisfarne but... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My second visit to this castle, hasnt visited here since i was about 13, was great then havin good memories, and have just besn last wk and thought it was even better!! Reasonable prices including entrance for family of 4 £25 was a bonus, and cafe prices were reasonable to, not like other castles/museums that charge a fortune.... And the... More 

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Jersey, Channel Islands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was told that the views were stunning - and they probably are, and probably make this a great place to visit when you can see them. Unfortunately we went on a very misty day, and wet. So we missed the views, but inside the castle there was lots to do. £21 for the two of us, and £1 for... More 

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Peebles, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bamburgh castle is a lovely in all weather's, so much to see, can spead hours seeing everything. Food great as well

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Bradford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bamburgh Castle was not cheap(£11) to visit but worth the money. Well preserved historic building with beautiful grounds and views. A good variety of things to see and do. Staff very helpful and knowledgeable

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Durham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited here with my Son and my Husband last week, walked up to the castle although there is parking available, it was quite expensive to get into the Castle £10.95 each but was well worth a visit, all three of us enjoyed it. There are a couple of cafés in the castle but were really busy the day we went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived early so decided to walk down to the beach and walk across the beautiful wide sands around the imposing castle. You get a real feel for the history and the battles that were fought over the centuries

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Whilst the state rooms and armory are obviously not up to the standards of Windsor this is a very good and interesting castle to visit. Good views out to the beach around the cannons provides a nice spot for contemplation. The real attraction is the state rooms which are good but not great. The grand hall is the highlight with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I will start by saying the car park at the bottom, opposite the castle is free all day. The limited car park up the steep hill to the castle is £2 all day. Your choice. Not cheap unless you are members but I think worth the visit. Cafe limited in space so if you are a family take a picnic... More 

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