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Aydon Castle

Off Aydon Road | Near Corbridge, Corbridge NE45 5PJ, England
+44 1434 632450
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One of the best - a must see

More a fortified Manor House than a castle and lived in within living memory this is a lovely... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lmorgan2015
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Hidden Gem

Well worth the drive down narrow country lanes to get there, even though our sat nav got rather... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
mag1
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Off Aydon Road | Near Corbridge, Corbridge NE45 5PJ, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

More a fortified Manor House than a castle and lived in within living memory this is a lovely tranquil place that oozes history. Shockingly narrow road to get there but well worth it - car park fee refunded on entry to castle - very helpful...More

Thank lmorgan2015
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Well worth the drive down narrow country lanes to get there, even though our sat nav got rather confused. It was interesting to learn how the building was tenanted until the 1960s by those who farmed the land.

Thank mag1
Reviewed 17 October 2017

A marvelous example of a wealthy person's dwelling in the thirteenth century. It is in remarkably good condition, and is great to tour and imagine what life was like.

Thank Eirewolf
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this site on a rainy day because there is a lot to see indoors here. It was well worth getting the guide book from the ticket office because this gave us information for every room we visited. Staff were friendly and it cost...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 21 September 2017

My wife and I visited Aydon Castle with members of our family including a grandson and two grand daughters. We all enjoyed it. Since the castle was a fortified manor that enjoyed continued residency until the 1960s it escaped the decay and pillaging for stone...More

Thank BillW611
Reviewed 20 September 2017

If you walk from Corbridge go via the bridle path and not the main road. We had never heard of this castle so we really enjoyed the walk and the visit. It had a very informative and enthusiastic guy at the reception.

Thank john a
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We found the guy in the ticket shop very interestin, as he gave us an insight to the history of the Castle and the people that lived there. Definitely needed the guide book though there were plenty of information in each room. The guide book...More

Thank Tania J
Reviewed 15 September 2017

If you are into castles then this is a must stop. This castle is not a ruin nor is it restored. This castle was used by farmers until the mid 1960's and has basic rooms/structures and gives you an excellent idea of what an "old"...More

Thank fssutton1
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is one of the most complete castles we have been too, which was a lot of fun to explore the many different rooms. We were quite taken aback that most of the rooms still had there roof's intact, which was really appreciated, especially as...More

Thank P3439USandrewr
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is a lovely place but if you want to go exploring in the surrounding area bring the right shoes for walking along the fields,the castle isn't very big but nicely preserved and there is a gift shop and information centre with very welcoming staff...More

Thank Susan J
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