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Bamburgh Castle grounds are open

Staterooms and Armstrong & Aviation Museum reopen 17 May 2021

Welcome back

Bamburgh Castle’s spectacular grounds are open to visitors once again. Come and explore this epic Northumberland site which spans nine acres and soars 150 feet above the coast. Discover the battles, rebellions and secrets of thousands of years of continual occupation at this extraordinary site. Take  in the views of Holy Island and the Farne Islands while keeping a look out for passing dolphins and whales from the magnificent viewpoint that is Bamburgh Castle.

Grounds open daily from 10.00am to 5.00pm (last admission 4.00pm).

Bamburgh Castle staterooms reopen on 17 May.

Pre book grounds only tickets here

Pre-book Bamburgh Castle staterooms and Armstrong & Aviation Museum tickets here


A castle like no other

Experience Northumberland at a different level with a visit to magnificent Bamburgh Castle, England’s finest coastal castle. Your safety and the welfare of our team is our top priority.  Bamburgh Castle is We’re Good To Go accredited with many measures in place so you can enjoy a visit to one of north east England’s most popular visitor attractions with confidence when we reopen, so you can enjoy an unforgettable day out in Northumberland. Find out more about visiting us safely and read FAQ.

Check the latest government guidance for the latest guidance.

Plan your visit

An Open History Book

Waiting to be Explored

Appearances can be deceptive. It’s only when you step inside and pass through centuries of history and enter the brilliant creation of Victorian innovator William Armstrong that you’ll discover a castle like no other.

Dogs welcome

Dogs are welcome inside the castle grounds, Armstrong & Aviation Museum, Tack Room Café and Victorian Stables Bar

A Day Out

Like No Other

Travel through centuries of history. Immerse yourself in state rooms brimming with treasures. See the scenes of films such as Transformers The Last Knight and best selling Bernard Cornwell’s Last Kingdom series brought to life. Experience regular live open air entertainment and share the most insta-worthy sea views Bamburgh Castle looks over.

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