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WELCOME TO BAMBURGH CASTLE

Open daily from 10am – 5pm
(last admission 4pm)

England’s finest coastal castle is open

Experience Northumberland at a different level with a visit to magnificent Bamburgh Castle, England’s finest coastal castle. Towering 150 feet above the coast with outstanding sea views, come and explore nine acres of unique Northumberland with a history dating back thousands of years..

Your safety and the welfare of our team is our top priority.  We’re Good To Go accredited with lots of measures in place so you can enjoy a visit to Bamburgh Castle with confidence while still enjoying an unforgettable day out in Northumberland. Find out more about visiting us safely and read FAQ.

In line with new Government measures which come into place from midnight on September 17, we ask you to only visit Bamburgh Castle with people in your own household or support bubble. Face coverings must be worn within all of our indoor areas so please remember to bring a facemask or covering with you when you visit. 

To ensure safe social distancing Bamburgh Castle is open with restricted visitor numbers. Once you have pre-purchased your tickets you can arrive at any time between 10am and 4pm (last admission is at 4pm).

Should the date you wish to visit be highlighted pink this means that all the on-line tickets are sold out. You can still visit us. It just means you will need to purchase tickets when you arrive from our ticket office. If you choose to do this please avoid arriving between 10.30am and 12.30pm as delays may be possible.

Only tickets for our disabled visitors/carers and any discounted tickets can be purchased at our ticket office.

If you are a member of Historic Houses you will also need to visit the ticket office too to have your card scanned.

Admission includes access to our stunning grounds, Armstrong & Aviation Museum and 14 staterooms. We do not sell grounds-only tickets.

Pre book advance online tickets with fastrack admission here

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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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