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 Saxon leader resisted the Norman invasion from a base in the fens near present-day Ely



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This Day in British History

19 November, 1789

Thames-Severn Canal opens

The canal included the Sapperton Tunnel, at the time the longest tunnel in England at just over 2 miles

Monarch Mayhem

This king came to the throne aged only 9



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Haltwhistle (Self catering)
Crescent Cottage, Haltwhistle

Crescent Cottage

Haltwhistle is an attractive town in the South Tyne valley, close to the route of Hadrian's Wall.
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Alnwick (Self catering)
Homildon House, Alnwick

Homildon House

Homildon House on Spylaw Farm - in glorious countryside and surrounded by sweeping hills, the converted shepherd?s cottage and byres, on a working farm, offer beautiful accommodation in two …
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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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