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Visit the real last Kingdom of Bebbanburg

3000 years of history

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Welcome to Bamburgh Castle, the Kingdom of Northumbria’s epicentre and home of the Armstrong family since 1894.

Crowning nine acres of the Great Whin Sill, Bamburgh Castle has stood guard above the Northumberland coast for thousands of years.

Discover a castle like no other and find out why Bamburgh Castle truly is England’s finest coastal fortress.


New Annual Passes Now Available

Coming up

at Bamburgh Castle…

TV’s favourite antique presenter and star of FLOG IT! Paul Martin is coming to Bamburgh Castle. Join Paul for an exclusive audience evening and bring along an item to be valued on July 23. Could it be his next top find? Experience the castle as it was in the early medieval times with our Anglo-Saxon camp on 9 & 10 July. Outdoor family theatre with the hair-raising adventures of Peter Rabbit and his naughty cousin Benjamin is sure to delight audiences of all ages. Performances begin at 6.00pm on 24 July and 14 August. Bamburgh Castle’s open air movie nights are billed as the best in the region, with our Inner Ward and Keep setting the scene for a star-studded backdrop. Book now for screenings throughout August.



What’s On at Bamburgh Castle

Dogs welcome

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

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