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Tynemouth Castle and Priory

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Address: Tynemouth, Tynemouth NE30 4BZ, England
Phone Number: 44-191-257-1090
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The Priory and Castle is a must see at Tynemouth, the History behind it is good. The views are beautiful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Priory and Castle is a must see at Tynemouth, the History behind it is good. The views are beautiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to go visit a must if your in the area. Very interesting and loads to see. The rooms under the guns where they made the shells is fantastic and the voice over recording makes you feel like you were there.

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Thank azzachaz
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice place with lots to see. Views are excellent if you go on a clear day. They have activities on for children too. Would recommend.

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Thank Sam H
Northallerton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful sandy clean beach. Lovely up near the priory and great for rock pooling at low tide. Popped into the pub on the front, can't remember it's name but nice fish and chips.

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Thank Lynnetommo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Entrance is very reasonable, the site is lovely on a nice day. We took our time wondering about it was not overly busy. The staff were lovely very chatty and friendly and gave us an overview before entering. Would recommend if ever passing lovely place with good views and well kept ruin.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here as my daughter was doing a school project. The entry was reasonable (free to English heritage members) and the staff were friendly and helpful. The ruins themselves are looked after and are great to explore for both young and old. There is lots of history at this site, and the old guns and war area at bottom... More 

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were going to the aquarium when we saw signs for this place,as we like castles and old buildings we paid it a visit. We were glad we did it was a fascinating area.The castle is mainly a gatehouse built to protect the priory which was here first added to that there are world war one gun placements,over the years... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were wowed by the striking stone ruins, still showing remnants of their former beauty. Every way you turned were great views across the harbor, overlooking the beach below, and out to sea with anchored ships dotting the horizon. Plus, there was a Viking invasion! A horde of Viking re-enactors had encamped on the grounds and the Vikings were waging... More 

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Market Rasen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took advantage of English Heritage's 2 for 1 ticket offer, and happened to visit on an event day, the re-enactment of a battle between Swedish and Danish Vikings. We paid therefore, £7.50 entry rather than £15. We declined the tour guide book, which was an extra £3.50, but found that the price we paid for this was a lack... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small site, but quite interesting, with fantastic views. Good to kill some time if the weather isn't great too.

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