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Bamburgh Castle
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Borders and Alnwick Castle Tour from Edinburgh
Ranked #3 of 7 things to do in Bamburgh
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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 out.
Reviewed April 7, 2013

Beautiful castle in a wonderful village setting there are lovely a walks along the Northumberland coastline .

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Bamburgh_Castle, Manager at Bamburgh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2013

Short, sweet and a great ski-ing picture!

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Reviewed April 6, 2013

We paid the £2 to park our car in the castle car park and were greeted by a very friendly attendant. As the state rooms weren't open until 11am we walked around the grounds and visited the excellent aviation museum.

When we were able to look around the state rooms, we found them to be truly fascinating. Staff were on hand to ask questions to. There are great views from the castle and the grounds are impeccibly maintained. The home made scones at the castle cafe were delicious.

Thank trigwynt
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Bamburgh_Castle, Manager at Bamburgh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded April 11, 2013

Thank you for reviewing us so promptly after your visit, glad you enjoyed the castle and the scones. I will pass on your feedback to the car park supervisor and the groundsmen who look after the grounds.

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Reviewed April 6, 2013

A stunning castle in a lovely village. You must visit the Grace Darling museum whilst here! If you want good photos of the castle, drive down the Wyndings, to the car park in the dunes for the best views and access to the beach.

Thank Impacttravels
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Bamburgh_Castle, Manager at Bamburgh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2013

Thanks for this and yes the Grace Darling Museum is a great visit and free.

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Reviewed April 5, 2013

Well worth a look around. Interesting and cool. great views, plenty to keep you interested inside the castle armouries,dungeons great halls.

Thank Geoff P
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Bamburgh_Castle, Manager at Bamburgh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2013

Thanks first time we've been described as 'cool' glad you enjoyed the visit.

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Reviewed April 5, 2013

Bamburgh was our favourite castle in the area (we also visited Alnwick and Lindisfarne). It is impressive in and out and set in a great location. The state rooms are very impressive and my son enjoyed the Easter egg hunt. The cafe had some good food options and fantastic desserts. The shop had a good variety of souvenirs. Would visit again as imagine would find more to see.
It's worth a wander into Bamburgh while you're there, several pubs/restaurants, tea room, deli shop and a butchers with fantastic sausage rolls.

Thank Mmmm_foodie
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Bamburgh_Castle, Manager at Bamburgh Castle, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2013

We like being your favourite castle, thank you for that. Pleased you enjoyed the tearoom and your son the egg hunt. Don't forget the Grace Darling Museum in Bamburgh its free to visit and is really interesting.

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