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 politician is generally regarded as the first Prime Minister



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This Day in British History

14 August, 1040

Macbeth kills King Duncan

Macbeth murders Duncan, King of Scots, and takes the throne. The event was later sensationalised in the play by Shakespeare as a truly dreadful deed, but in truth a lot of rulers were murdered in those turbulent times!

Monarch Mayhem

This queen was executed after a long imprisonment by order of Elizabeth I



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Hexham (Self catering)
The Barn Cottage, Hexham

The Barn Cottage

This semi-detached stone-built cottage is located near the market town of Hexham and can sleep four people in two bedrooms.
Sleeps 4

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Haltwhistle (Self catering)
Peat Gate Shepherd's Hut, Haltwhistle

Peat Gate Shepherd's Hut

This quirky holiday base in Featherstone near Haltwhistle sleeps two people in one room.
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 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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