Northumberland Castles Gazetteer

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Northumberland is home to some of the finest medieval castles in England, particularly along the coast, where fortresses such as Bamburgh and Dunstanburgh are situated in striking locations overlooking the sea.

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British History Quiz

This battle took place on 14 April 1471 between Yorkists under the future Edward IV and Lancastrians under Warwick 'The Kingmaker'


This Day in British History

25 October, 1154

Death of King Stephen

Stephen is succeeded by Henry Plantagenet, son of Empress Matilda (Queen Maud)

Monarch Mayhem

This king lost the throne, and his life, at the Battle of Bosworth


Amble-by-the-Sea (Self catering)
23 Gordon Street, Amble-by-the-Sea

23 Gordon Street

This ground floor apartment in the seaside village of Amble sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Lowick (Self catering)
The Bothy, Lowick

The Bothy

This cosy holiday cottage with views over open countryside is situated a mile from the village of Lowick and sleeps two people.
Sleeps 2

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Haydon Bridge (Hotel)
Langley Castle Hotel

Langley Castle Hotel

Genuine 14th castle set in a 12-acre woodland estate with brush-mown lawns restored to a magnificent and comfortable hotel. Langley is perfect for discovering the delights of Hadrians Wall and other local attractions. The exclusive nature of the castle makes Langley the perfect destination to be pampered in unique surroundings. … more >>

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Heddon-on-the-Wall (Hotel)
Close House Hotel

Close House Hotel

Close House Hotel offers everything that you would expect from a venue, 19 luxurious appointed bedrooms with ultra modern bathrooms, our award winning Bewickes Restaurant offering lunch and dinner, excellent meeting and private dining rooms for up to 100 guests and an challenging 18 hole golf course with Clubhouse. Why … more >>

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