Bamburgh Castle

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Experience the sights, stories and atmosphere of over two thousand years of exhilarating history. The great fortification of Bamburgh Castle sits on an outcrop of volcanic dolerite. Known locally as whinstone for the sound it makes when hit by a stonemasons hammer, it provides a natural throne upon which the castle sits forty five metres above sea level. Explore 14 public areas, learn more about the castle from our friendly knowledgeable guides and new audio tour. Watch history being uncovered during live archaeological excavations.

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The castle is approximately six miles east from the A1.

Bus

A regular bus services is in operation. Run by Arriva and Travelsure the main route numbers are 500, 501, 505, 515, 401 and 411.

Train

The nearest train stations are Chathill (six miles) Berwick upon Tweed (21 miles) and Alnmouth (22 miles).

Admission

Opening times (February - October):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
10:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:00

Opening times (November - February):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
-----11:00 - 16:3011:00 - 16:30

Prices:
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£8.00£7.00£4.00£20.00

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Contact

Address: Bamburgh Castle, Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7DF, UK
Phone: +44 1668 214515
Email: administrator@bamburghcastle.com

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