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Bamburgh Castle, Scottish Borders
Bamburgh Castle

Bamburgh Castle

Things to do in Northumberland Scottish Borders
Historical-Buildings in Scotland

Description:
Dominating the Northumberland coastline, south of Lindisfarne, Bamburgh Castle is the home of the Armstrong family. Open to the public are the King’s Hall, the Cross hall, reception rooms, the Bakehouse as well as the Armoury and the Dungeon. Restored many times, the original castle dates from Anglo-Saxon times. At present, the Bamburgh Research Project is excavating near to the castle, investigating the story of the area through the last 3000 years.

Ownership:
Private – home of the Armstrong family.

Situation
OS ref: NU 184351

How to get there:
By car: Turn off the A1 about 13 miles south of Berwick-upon-Tweed, just south of Belford and travel along the B1342 about 5 miles to Bamburgh Village. Castle just beyond the Village – visible for miles.
By public transport:
Regular bus service from Berwick-upon-Tweed to the village.

Seasonal opening details (2016):

Our opening times are 10am-5pm, with last admission at 4pm.

State Rooms Open at 11am

Facilities:
Car park – opens at 10.00am.
Public Tours arranged for groups of 12 or more.

Admission
There is an optional guiding service for groups, please pre-arrange for this service if required.
Child prices are for 5 —15 years of age inclusive.

Admission Charges (2016)

Adult - £10.50
Child - £5
Senior - £10.00
Family - £25.00

Groups & Schools
Tel: 01668 214 208

Children 5 to 15 years
Under 5 FREE
Family, 2 adults & up to 3 children
NOW AVAILABLE ANNUAL PASS

CAR PARK Fee £2.00 Coach parking is free

Disabled Access
Disabled Access
There is only limited wheelchair access, the person in the wheelchair will only see the first 5 rooms, after that there are stairs and narrow passages. There is some limited disabled parking near the castle entrance and we have 2 wheelchair friendly toilets. Neither the tearooms nor the gift shop are accessible, having said that we get many wheelchair visitors, we have a dvd to show the inaccessible rooms and we have a reduced admission for those is wheelchairs.

Enquiries about booking parties or for information not found here should -

Contact:
Administrator Tel:01668 214515

Attached attractions:
The Bamburgh Research Project.
Shop.
Tearoom.

Other Attractions in the Area:
St Aidan’s Parish Church, Bamburgh
Grace Darling Memorial and Museum.

Additional info:
Licensed for civil marriage ceremonies.

Web links:
Bamburgh Castle
Bamburgh Castle Research Project

Places to stay nearby:
Northumberland
Berwick

Local towns and villages:
Bamburgh
Berwick-upon-Tweed


Bamburgh Castle, England