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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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So much history in one place!

We visited on a sunny afternoon and did not know how many visitors that area gets so go early if you just want to visit the castle and monuments. Good points; Remains of a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited on a sunny afternoon and did not know how many visitors that area gets so go early if you just want to visit the castle and monuments. Good points; Remains of a castle, priory, graveyard, second world war gun emplacements and the coastguard station, excellent views along the coast and out to sea, very efficient and friendly lady... More 

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Atworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I love the architecture and space in the priory. I love the fresh air and the view of the ocean. This is such a wonderful historical place to visit and very peaceful. It's beautiful and well worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It was a spontaneous trip that brought us to this place. It was surprisingly nice, don't get discourage by the entrance fee, these heritage needs money to preserve. One thing you should definitely do is to climb up the wall and have a full view across the sea. The moment you step up the wall, you will be surprised how... More 

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Helmetta, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The site itself is interesting only to the history buff as the ruins are few. It consists of a few still standing walls and a chapel that you can duck into the size of a standard hotel room. The view though, my goodness, what a view. A walk around the perimeter of the site is worth the price of admission.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a cold and misty summer morn, me and one's chums went a roaming around this old ruin before going to partake of intoxicating beverages in nearby public houses. It was a most pleasant experience and one I heartily recommend to all

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing place . From there you can view the Tynemouth while enjoying a fish and ships meal .The view is superb specially during summer.

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Thank Mohamed M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had waited with anticipation Bryan Ferry's appearance in Tynemouth Festival and was not disappointed. He performed a nearly 2 hour set and it was perfect his voice and his movements prove that he was as good in July as he was when I last saw him 42 years ago.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Tynemouth festival for the first time ever on 9/7/16 with friends , James Bay was playing., what a setting in the priory grounds We had a fab day and would definitely recommend it .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a port call to Newcastle on a Disney cruise. Free transportation was provided from the dock to Tynemouth. It was about a 10 minute walk to the castle. We used the English Heritage Card. This was the highlight of our Newcastle port call. The views of the sea and coast were impressive. We took the metro back... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was shocked coming down the street to see such a beautiful view. This fortress sits on the ocean. Walk all around this area because you will get some amazing pictures. The cliffs on the side are gorgeous. Small fee to go beyond the gates inside. There is a small giftshop also. Worth a visit.

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