Northumberland Castles Gazetteer

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 naturalist sailed with Captain Cook 1768-71) and his collections are preserved in the british Museum



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This Day in British History

23 May, 1208

Pope Innocent III places England under interdict (no church services)

King John strikes back by seizing all church property, though loyal clergy were allowed to buy their property back

Monarch Mayhem

This monarch took the throne in 1952 after the death of George VI



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Seahouses (Self catering)
Sunnie Cottage, Seahouses

Sunnie Cottage

This terraced cottage is set in the Northumberland village of Seahouses and sleeps five people in three bedrooms.
Sleeps 5

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Amble-by-the-Sea (Self catering)
Driftwood Apartment, Amble-by-the-Sea

Driftwood Apartment

This first floor apartment is located in the centre of Amble in Northumberland and sleeps four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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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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