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Found 36 places
Lowther Castle
Castle Penrith Cumbria

A skeleton of a castle built by the Lowther family who have owned this estate since before the 11th century.

Auckland Castle
Castle Bishop Auckland County Durham

Castle dating back to the 17th century and home to the bishops of Durham.

Fast Castle
Castle Eyemouth Borders

The ruins of a castle fought over by the Scots and English on a small outcrop near St Abbs.

Whorlton Castle
Castle Northallerton North Yorkshire

Ruined motte and bailey castle, dating back to the Norman Conquest.

Simonburn Castle
Castle Simonburn Northumberland

Originally envisaged as a motte and bailey, Simonburn Castle was eventually a tower house before falling into ruin.

Hylton Castle
Castle Sunderland Tyne And Wear

14th century gatehouse tower built by Sir William Hylton.

Hume Castle
Castle Kelso Borders

A heavily modified ruin of an early 13th century castle held by the powerful Hume family.

Chipchase Castle
Castle Hexham Northumberland

A 17th-century Jacobean mansion disguided as a castle just north of Hexham.

Newcastle Keep
Castle Newcastle City Centre Tyne And Wear

A 12th century keep in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne.

Lumley Castle
Castle Chester-le-Street County Durham

A grade I listed castle built in 1392, now a stunning hotel.

Belford Castle
Castle Belford Northumberland

A castellated farmhouse sitting on the foundations of a 15th century motte and baily castle.

Barnard Castle
Castle Barnard Castle County Durham

A Grade I listed, 12th Century ruined castle on the banks of the River Tees in Barnard Castle

Cessford Castle
Castle Kelso Borders

A ruined castle on the Scottish side of the border built by the 1st Earl of Roxburghe.

Wark Castle
Castle Wark On Tweed Northumberland

A ruined motte-and-bailey castle at the West end of Wark on Tweed in Northumberland.

Norham Castle
Castle Berwick Upon Tweed Northumberland

A 12th century castle that saw plenty of action during the wars between England and Scotland.

Thirlwall Castle
Castle Gilsland Northumberland

A 12th-century castle in Northumberland on the bank of the River Tipalt rich in history and treasure!

Prudhoe Castle
Castle Prudhoe Northumberland

A ruined medieval English castle situated on the south bank of the River Tyne.

Twizel Castle
Castle Duddo Northumberland

A ruined medieval castle standing on the bend of the River Till.

Etal Castle
Castle Ford And Etal Northumberland

A ruined medieval castle built around 1341 by Robert Manners.

Aydon Castle
Castle Corbridge Northumberland

A 13th century fortified manor house set in beautiful woodland setting near Corbridge.

Lindisfarne Castle
Castle Holy Island Northumberland

A 16th Century, grade I listed castle on Holy Island only accessible from the Northumberland coast at low tide.

King John's Palace
Castle Jesmond Dene Tyne And Wear

A fortified house built by Adam of Jesmond.

Harbottle Castle
Castle Harbottle Northumberland

A ruined medieval castle situated at the west end of the village of Harbottle.

Cartington Castle
Castle Rothbury Northumberland

A lovely little 12th century ruined castle just outside of Rothbury.

Elsdon Castle
Castle Elsdon Northumberland

An amazing example of an early 12th century Norman Motte and Bailey castle.

Bothal Castle
Castle Bothal Northumberland

A castle and stately home in the village of Bothal near the River Wansbeck, between Morpeth and Ashington.

Morpeth Castle
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

The gatehouse of the original motte and bailey castle in Morpeth.

Edlingham Castle
Castle Alnwick Northumberland

A 14th century ruined castle managed by the English Heritage.

Mitford Castle
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

A ruined Castle dating from the 11th Century and is Grade I listed.

Codger Fort
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

An 18th century folly built by Sir Walter Blackett, in Rothley,

Rothley Castle
Castle Morpeth Northumberland

A grade II listed, 18th century gothic folly, built for the Wallington Hall estate.

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Alnwick Castle
Castle Alnwick Northumberland

A castle and country house in Alnwick, Northumberland. It is the seat of The 12th Duke of Northumberland.

Ford Castle
Castle Ford And Etal Northumberland

A Grade I listed building built around 1278 and situated at a shallow crossing point on the River Till, Ford, Northumberland.

Warkworth Castle
Castle Warkworth Northumberland

A ruined medieval castle in Warkworth standing over a loop of the River Coquet.

Dunstanburgh Castle
Castle Alnwick Northumberland

A 14th-century fortification on the coast of Northumberland between the villages of Craster and Embleton. Built by Earl Thomas of Lancaster between 1313 and 1322.

Bamburgh Castle
Castle Bamburgh Northumberland

The seat of the ancient kings of Northumbria and a mighty stronghold on the coast of Northumberland.

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