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Winter Opening Times

Bamburgh Castle is open each weekend from 10.00am to 4.00pm with last admission at 3.00pm, and last entry into our State Rooms at 3.15pm.

The castle will reopen daily from Saturday 12 February 2022 from 10.00am to 5.00pm with last admission at 4.00pm.

Visit as many times as you like with our new 12 month annual pass.


Adult admission £14.10

Child admission (5-16yrs) £6.95

Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children aged (5-16yrs) £37.10

Little adventurers admission (0-4yrs) £0.00

Disabled admission £11.40 with free access for carers

Parking £4 (payable on arrival only)

Dog (grounds only) £0.00


Advance pre-booked tickets are recommended however tickets are available to purchase on the gate, subject to availability.

We are a cash-free site. Please ensure you have contactless payment methods with you when you visit.

Historic Houses members must have their card scanned in our ticket office.



Forward parking along with a new shuttle service is available for those with mobility issues. Depending on your level of mobility visitors can access The Armstrong and Aviation Museum, The West Ward and The Art Gallery. Wheelchair users can also access the first five rooms on the State Room Tour including the spectacular Kings Hall. There is an audio visual presentation showing the areas they are unable to reach in a wheelchair.

Takeaway refreshments are available from our Tack Room Cafe to enjoy in the castle’s courtyard and outdoor spaces.

Disabled visitors are charged at a reduced rate of £11.40 to reflect that they are not able to access all areas of the staterooms, while their carers are given access free of charge.

To download our Access Statement click button below.


Prams and Pushchairs are not permitted in the State Rooms please bring a baby carrier with you. Hippy chicks are available to borrow.


Scrumptious food is an important part of your visit to Bamburgh Castle. Our beautiful new Clock Tower Tearoom and Tack Room Café uses the best fresh, local ingredients to offer a delicious selection of hot and cold food for you to enjoy inside or in our magnificent grounds. From freshly made sandwiches, hearty soups and tasty bakery wares, to delectable homemade cakes made to our traditional recipes, there’s plenty of outdoor seating areas for you to relax and take in the views while enjoying something delicious to eat.

We are a cash-free site so please remember payment is by card only.


Open all year round, we have a seasonal programme of activities and can provide specialists talks and behind the scenes tours of the Castle, its history with bespoke packages for groups to pre-book.

We can offer a guided tour from 10am lasting 45 minutes or a ten minute introductory talk at any other point in the day.

Groups rates start from 15 or more people in a group all year round.

Adults   £ 11.80
Child   (5-16)   £ 4.60

For more information please email [email protected] or call 01668 214208.


School groups of any size are welcome. Larger groups are split down into groups of 12, so please ensure you have sufficient staff.

We offer one free adult place for every twelve pupils with additional adult tickets priced at £11.80.

All pupils 5-16 are charged at £3.

The castle is not suitable for groups of under 5’s.

We can offer a 45 minute guided tour for groups that can arrive for 10am or a ten minute talk at any other point in the day.

We welcome familiarisation visits and are happy to work with schools to produce work sheets.

Our rates also apply to home-schooled children.

Prices are only valid during Monday – Friday during term time, however visits can be arranged outside these times by appointment.

We are a cash-free site. Please ensure you have contactless payment methods with you when you visit if intending to to access the gift shop/cafe.

For more information email [email protected] or call 01668 214208.


We all adore dogs here at Bamburgh Castle, welcoming our four legged friends into the Grounds, Museum, Victorian Stables and Tack Room. The only area we sadly can’t allow dogs is the State Rooms.

Assistance dogs are allowed access to the State Rooms.


UPDATE: Following storm Arwen our team have done a fantastic job clearing up the majority of the debris, however there may be the odd bit that has escaped our eyes so please be careful with delicate feet.

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Reach us by car and public transport using the East Coast Mainline train and local bus service. All day parking is available at £4 per car, giving you access to the beach and village.

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