North East England > Places to Visit > Castles
Auckland Castle, the prestigious venue in County Durham for conferences, banqueting, concerts and events, weddings etc.
Bamburgh Castle stands on a basalt outcrop commanding fantastic views of the Northumbrian coast.
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.
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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.
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From the inspiring remains of Peveril Castle - high on a rocky outcrop - there's no more spectacular view of the Peak District.
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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