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Etal Castle

68 | Cornhill on Tweed, Etal TD12 4TN, England
+44 1890 820332
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Great little place to visit

Lovely gem in Northumberland a little castle to look around for an hour. Visited the village too... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
tutburycarrs
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Tutbury, United Kingdom
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Tranquil and scenic

I rather enjoyed this castle. Despite its small size, it offers a fair bit for your visit. The... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Eirewolf
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Guelph, Canada
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68 | Cornhill on Tweed, Etal TD12 4TN, England
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely gem in Northumberland a little castle to look around for an hour. Visited the village too. Loved their Halloween displays. Easily accessible Could eat a picnic there You get a feel of how a castle was constructed. Plenty to climb and explore.

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Reviewed 18 October 2017

I rather enjoyed this castle. Despite its small size, it offers a fair bit for your visit. The initial museum showcasing the history of the castle is very interesting and we'll presented. The audio guide is a particularly good one, and really brings the castle...More

Thank Eirewolf
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Serene and beautiful place, very informative and interesting exhibition on site re the battle of Flodden. Tower ruins are interesting and the grounds are nice to sit and enjoy the peace and quiet. Nice walk from Castle car park into the village. Clean facilities on...More

Thank ScotlandE_mc
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Walked round with the audio guides. Very interesting place with lots of history and not far from Flodden Fields. Enjoyed my visit

Thank susan s
Reviewed 29 September 2017

This castle is simply two towers and if you go inside you can read the boards or have the audio guide. The castle is just a easy to view from outside. It is run by English Heritage so only worth going inside if you are...More

Thank purpletravelat
Reviewed 26 September 2017

This is not a large ruin but very interesting anyway. The adjacent museum area is very welll done. Take your time to try to take it all in.

Thank fssutton1
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Was going to call in but saw the entrance fee,£5.00! That's a lot of money for a lot of old stones! Gave it a miss.

Thank minidriver28
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Our visit to Etal Castle was very much a on spur of the moment detour, which was certainly rewarded with a memorable visit. Ok the castle is small, but the museum certainly makes up for this, as it provides a good historical time line about...More

Thank P3439USandrewr
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Etal Castle is a small English Heritage castle in Etal village, it was integral to the battle of Flodden Field. The museum is very informative whilst the castle is interesting.

Thank FlorianFY
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Took the grandsons to look round the display before entering the castle was very educational explaining how the castle came into being and changed from a fortified Manor House into a full blown castle we all enjoyed the visit

Thank R4833HTmichaele
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