Castles of Northumbria
Discover the beautiful castles Northumbria has to offer. Steeped in history and wonder.
11.1 miles North East
Warkworth Castle and Hermitage form one of the most unusual pairs of medieval monuments in Britain. The castle was probably laid out in its present form in about 1200 and was the favoured residence of the powerful Percy family from the 14th to the 17th centuries.Visit Site
16.7 miles North East
Built on the most magnificent scale, Dunstanburgh Castle stands on a remote headland in Northumberland. The castle was built at a time when relations between King Edward II and his most powerful baron, Earl Thomas of Lancaster, had become openly hostile.Visit Site
36.1 miles North East
Sited atop the volcanic mound known as Beblowe Craig, Lindisfarne Castle is one of the most distinct and picturesque features of the Island and can be seen for many miles around. Make sure you check the tide tables before visiting by clicking the “Visit Site” link below. DO NOT TRY TO OUTRUN THE TIDE – YOU WON’T!!!Visit Site