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Prudhoe Castle

Station Road, Prudhoe NE42 5PY, England
+44 1661 833459
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Very interesting 🏰 Castle overlooking the River Tyne at Prudhoe, it has a lake which is crossed by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
337carl
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
via mobile
A small but interesting castle in a commanding position.

A small castle but one of great strategic importance, and where you can see the development of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Geoffrey C
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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Station Road, Prudhoe NE42 5PY, England
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"english heritage"
in 11 reviews
"information boards"
in 7 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 11 reviews
"within the walls"
in 3 reviews
"scenic location"
in 2 reviews
"wonderful site"
in 2 reviews
"overlooking the river"
in 2 reviews
"lots of history"
in 3 reviews
"water mill"
in 2 reviews
"lovely setting"
in 2 reviews
"small shop"
in 2 reviews
"interesting place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"visited today"
in 2 reviews
"car park"
in 5 reviews
"percy family"
in 3 reviews
"moat"
in 13 reviews
"gatehouse"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting 🏰 Castle overlooking the River Tyne at Prudhoe, it has a lake which is crossed by a bridge leading up to the inner courtyard, their is a museum on the left, but the rest of the building is inhibited, their is a wooded...More

Thank 337carl
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small castle but one of great strategic importance, and where you can see the development of the site from military stronghold to Georgian home. The changes in the window designs are especially interesting. A visit here makes a pleasant change from all the nearby...More

Thank Geoffrey C
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

As I get free entry I visit a lot of the English Heritage sites but I would have been annoyed if I had paid to get in here. Walk up to the castle and Manor House things looked promising but very little to see in...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2018

We visited here as the result of a brochure in our Hotel. Led to believe that the Manor house inside the walls was well worth visiting. I thought that as an English Heritage property it would be good. Well we left after an hour quite...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

It well worth a look many things to see if you like history there is a small shop with goods worth having

Thank Dougie M
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Nice view of castle on approach from the small car park. The mill pond and waterfall feeding the old water mill are separated by the entrance driveway. You're able to walk around the surrounding grounds and woodland without paying. Once you've paid (shop located in...More

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Reviewed 20 April 2018

Prudhoe Castle was built in the 11th Century and eventually abandoned to become a ruin in the 18th Century. At times it was owned by the Percy family (they own Alnwick). It withstood two sieges by Scottish armies and that is what the reenactment was...More

1  Thank 938fjg
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We love visiting historic sites, so when we found out that there was a castle in Prudhoe we had to visit. The grounds going into the castle were lovely with s little pond and a walk around the outside of the castle walls. Inside the...More

Thank emmadro
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

A good walk up to the castle with a pond on one side with a waterfall & mill on the other. Once inside there is a chapel in the gatehouse which the kids loved, there's a little bit more to see around the walls. With...More

Thank Dan B
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Visited for the first time and we were impressed with the lovely setting of this castle. There are a couple of rooms inside the main building with information boards and some display cases and a small gift shop which sells hot and cold drinks, snacks...More

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