Experience Northumberland at a different level from magnificent Bamburgh Castle, England's finest coastal fortress.
Standing guard 150 feet above the spectacular Northumberland coastline for over 1,400 years, step through centuries of history at Northumberland’s very best visitor attraction and national treasure.
Whether it’s the thrill of seeing the coast open out beneath you, with sweeping views towards the Farne Islands, Holy Island and Bamburgh village from this extraordinary viewpoint, or its treasure filled staterooms, including the castle’s centrepiece – The King’s Hall, discover a fortress like no other at Bamburgh Castle.
Follow in the footsteps of Uhtred into the real Last Kingdom of Bebbanburg, an Anglo-Saxon citadel where saint kings ruled the Kingdom of Northumbria. Discover a Norman stronghold, Royal seat and the first castle in the world to fall to gunpowder.
Experience the magic of magnificent Bamburgh Castle for yourself that captured the heart and mind of one of the Victorian’s greatest inventors, William George Armstrong.
Bamburgh Castle remains the private, family seat of the Armstrong family to this day and has starred in countless films and small screen productions, from Transformers The Last Knight, to Netflix hit Frontier and of course, The Last Kingdom.
Bamburgh Castle’s grounds will reopen on Monday March 29th as a Covid-secure attraction, we look forward to welcoming you back to Bamburgh Castle.
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Bamburgh Castle is open all year round, from 10.00am - 5.00pm (winter 10am - 4pm (last admission 3pm November 1 - February 1)
Please note that due to Covid restrictions the castle’s 14 staterooms and Armstrong & Aviation Museum remain closed.
Accessibility: The access road into Bamburgh Castle has a steep incline. Forward parking and a new shuttle service is in operation for visitors with reduced mobility.
Bamburgh Castle is dog friendly. Dogs are allowed in our extensive grounds and Armstrong & Aviation Museum.
Bamburgh Castle is a certified Covid-secure attraction and is VisitEngland We’re Good To Go accredited. More information about Covid-security at Bamburgh Castle is available here.
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