North East England > Places to Visit > Castles


Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum   

The supply base for the forts on Hadrian's Wall.

Auckland Castle   

Auckland Castle, the prestigious venue in County Durham for conferences, banqueting, concerts and events, weddings etc.

Bamburgh Castle   

Bamburgh Castle stands on a basalt outcrop commanding fantastic views of the Northumbrian coast.

Bolton Castle   

Built in 1379 for Richard le Scrope, Lord Chancellor of England to Richard II, this massive fortress dominating the heart of Wensleydale is one of the country's best preserved castles.

Castle Explorer   

Explore the castles of England, Scotland and Wales

Celtic Castles   

Planning a trip to Scotland, Ireland or England, thinking about staying in one of the many fantastic castles in the UK? If so, you have just found the web site that can help fulfill your dreams!

Durham Castle   

Few buildings in England can boast a longer history of continuous occupation than Durham Castle. Founded soon after the Norman Conquest, the Castle has been rebuilt, extended and adapted to changing circumstances and uses over a period of 900 years.

Explore Englands Past   

Explore England's Past provides free access to 1000s of local history resources including images, transcribed wills and documents and town trails.

Peveril Castle   

From the inspiring remains of Peveril Castle - high on a rocky outcrop - there's no more spectacular view of the Peak District.

Alnwick Castle   

Alnwick Castle is a foreboding medieval castle in Northumberland with stunning State Rooms which contain fine furniture and paintings by Canaletto, Van Dyck and Titian.

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