Places to Visit


Bamburgh Castle

One of the largest inhabited castles in the country, be blown away by a breathtaking view of North East history.

Bamburgh Castle is the royal seat of the Kings of Northumbria, looking out across its scenic beach where it has stood for 1,400 years. Take in its magnificent structure, restored by renowned industrialist Lord Armstrong, also known for his work on Cragside House, gardens and estates - as well as the Swing Bridge. A ruler upon its rocky plateau, it sits high above the Northumberland Coastline, offering a stunning view of the Farne Islands and a picture-perfect day out for families, dog walkers and horse riders alike. 

Distance from Port of Tyne: 1hr 25 mins by road / 54 miles / 86km