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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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.
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Warkworth (Self catering)
Mary Rose Cottage, Warkworth

Mary Rose Cottage

Mary Rose Cottage is a beautifully presented holiday property two miles from Warkworth.
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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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