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Discover the real Last Kingdom of Bebbanburg at Bamburgh Castle

Welcome back to Bamburgh Castle, England’s finest coastal fortress.  We are open daily from 10.00am to 5.00pm with last admission at 4.00pm


General Admission 

Adult admission £12.50

Child admission (5-16yrs) £6.15

Family Ticket (2 adults and up to 3 children aged (5-16yrs) £32.95

Little adventurers admission (0-4yrs) £0.00

Disabled admission £10.15 with free access for carers

Parking £4 (payable on arrival only)

Dog (grounds only) £0.00


As we are opening with reduced visitor numbers for social distancing, advance pre-booked tickets are recommended. Tickets will be 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 £10.15 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   £ 10.50
Child   (5-16)   £ 4.60

For more information please email 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 £10.50.

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 or call 01668 214208.


Dogs are welcome inside the castle grounds, Armstrong and Aviation Museum and Victorian Stables Bar. Please keep your dog on a leash at all times and clear up after them. Only guide dogs,  hearing dogs and assistance dogs registered with ADUK are permitted inside the Staterooms and Clock Tower Tearoom.

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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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