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Tynemouth Priory & Castle

Tynemouth, Tynemouth NE30 4BZ, England
+44 191 257 1090
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Important monument.

The Castle and Priory are important to the area and anyone new to the area should visit with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Topman4
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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
A lovely place to stroll round on a fine day.

We did not expect to find anything so historic so were delighted when we came across this... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
daveandlynda311
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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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Tynemouth, Tynemouth NE30 4BZ, England
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"english heritage"
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"world war"
in 20 reviews
"gun emplacements"
in 11 reviews
"well worth a visit"
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"steeped in history"
in 9 reviews
"north sea"
in 27 reviews
"food festival"
in 5 reviews
"small chapel"
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"coast guard station"
in 5 reviews
"historic site"
in 5 reviews
"stunning views"
in 13 reviews
"sunny day"
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"tynemouth priory"
in 17 reviews
"free car park"
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"the cliff"
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"lovely place"
in 11 reviews
"guide book"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Castle and Priory are important to the area and anyone new to the area should visit with friends and family. It’s important to the area. During the year there are events like a food festival or music concerts which take place in the grounds....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did not expect to find anything so historic so were delighted when we came across this. Tynemouth is a lovely place altogether.

Thank daveandlynda311
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Set a few hundred yards from Tynemouth village on the natural headland over looking the entrance to the Tyne. Steeped in 1500 years of history including artillery points guarding the entrance during WW2. You can visit the underground bunkers and see the working conditions.

Thank robert_brant
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Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Picturesque and interesting and stunning views,great place for a walk and the kids loved rolling down the big hills

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Reviewed January 7, 2018

There is lots of history packed into Tynemouth Priory, due to the various uses that the site has had over the years. At least an hour is needed to get a proper look around the whole site and read the well-presented information panels. The views...More

Thank Antony B
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Reviewed December 9, 2017

There is plenty to interest a visitor of any age here. Lots of old and very ancient relics, modern warfare items and locations and a well stocked shop. There are also some fascinating old gravestones. The views are superb. The site has places to sit...More

Thank RockyGateshead_UK
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

Excellent value, plenty to see, and gives a good overview of the history of the site. The chapel is beautiful. Went on an overcast October day, and it felt very fitting weather for such an atmospheric place.

Thank WeirdieBeardie
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Reviewed November 15, 2017

What a view you get from this place, it overlooks the North Sea and the River Tyne. It's worth a look at the stained glass windows. There's a free car park a 5 minute walk away from the Priory.

1  Thank Janet D
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

The views from here are fantastic. Staff were lovely and friendly. Good place to look round. My 10 year old loved the guide book and read it out to us,going round!

Thank Pam W
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Reviewed October 28, 2017

stopped off here not knowing what to expect, and was blown away with how lovely it was great views over the tyne and good history and some very nice looking restaurants and bars

Thank cjajensenmk3
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Moronnie
June 28, 2015|
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Response from zdb86 |
You could walk right up to the gates and take photos and also walk part of the perimeter. There is no accommodation within the Castle or Priory grounds.
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Moronnie
June 28, 2015|
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Response from GintNic | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can go up to where the entry is and get some fabulous photos, also, where the parking areas are allow for some great shots!
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Sonibon
June 28, 2015|
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Response from hsasmith | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are and it's easy to get to from Newcastle city centre if you would prefer to stay in newcastle
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