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

The fourth wife of Henry VIII, who agreed to marry her partly on the basis of a flattering portrait painted by Holbein



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This Day in British History

22 October, 1877

Blantyre mining disaster

The worst mining accident in Scottish history hit the Blantyre Colliery, killing 207 miners. The company evicted the surviving families from their cottages 6 months later.

Monarch Mayhem

The third son of George III, he ruled after his elder brother died in 1830



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Embleton (Self catering)
The Lookout, Embleton

The Lookout

This luxury cottage in Embleton sleeps twelve people in six bedrooms, over three floors.
Sleeps 12

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Amble-by-the-Sea (Self catering)
Redgate, Amble-by-the-Sea

Redgate

This terraced cottage is in the village of Amble in Northumberland and can sleep 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 is an elegant and beautifully restored 18th Century mansion, set in stunning Tynedale countryside. It offers fine food, luxurious accommodation, elegant interiors and a very warm welcome. more >>

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