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Chillingham Castle

Chillingham, Alnwick NE66 5NJ, England
+44 1668 215359
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Vincent Price would have liked it here !

We stayed at the Manor House across the road from the castle and visited on our final day having... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dave R
Rochdale, United Kingdom
Interesting restoration

Rather unusual homely eccentric castle stuffed with artifacts. Lovely gardens including a walled... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Buntingford, United Kingdom
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“wild cattle” (50 reviews)
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Chillingham, Alnwick NE66 5NJ, England
+44 1668 215359

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed at the Manor House across the road from the castle and visited on our final day having done the cattle tour earlier. The castle has a brooding dark air about it and I can see why it is said to be the most...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 2 days ago

Rather unusual homely eccentric castle stuffed with artifacts. Lovely gardens including a walled garden . Also we had a pleasant lunch in the tea rooms within the castle. Talk to the guides as they will give you insights into the pieces within the castle including...More

Thank bantickr
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is amazing so much stuff in every room your eyes are pulled from place to place . We didn't see any ghosts on our trip ! The dungeon and torture equipment went down well . They have a tearoom here the food,is very...More

Thank vanessa c
Reviewed 5 days ago

This castle could be one of the best to visit in Northumberland but is a definite case of more is less. Every room is crammed full of historical and interesting items, some of it has information leaflets but they are so hard to read that...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visited on a very wet day so did not see the cattle, only the castle but what a castle! There is a lot to see with 3 rooms in a row showing very different eras. Knowledgeable guides provide a lot of information.......perhaps we should...More

Thank Paula F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some castles and museums have architectural features and exhibits neatly labelled. One’s response may be appreciative but it is essentially passive. Chillingham is not like that. So extraordinary and various are the things one sees that the mind is constantly active, questioning, searching for connections,...More

Thank Viaggiatoreinglese
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Chillingham Castle recently and since I got back the Castle has grown in me and I want to return. A totally unique and amazing national gem. May Chillingham stand for millenia to come!!!! So unique.

Thank PAUL231263
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this castle has a very varied collection of things and would take days to explore from the torture chamber at the bottom and the great hall higher up. It has thing from the middle east and india next to movie props and English history. from...More

1  Thank keithgendle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

whilst looking for places to visit on holiday i came across the possibility of a ghost tour. i rang the estate office who then had a word with one of the guides and arranged an evening for us to come. i am of an open...More

Thank sue b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the reviews, this seems a bit of a "marmite" place so we were intrigued as to what we would think. We loved it! We have never laughed as much in a castle/stately home. Sir Humphrey's notes about the items were hilarious. Well worth buying...More

Thank Sally M
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Talia H
21 January 2017|
Response from Cangothere | Reviewed this property |
Think it cost around £10 each
jackie k
12 May 2015|
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Response from SockFluff |
No dogs allowed. The ONLY exception is for assistance/guide dogs. Please note that NO DOGS AT ALL are permitted near the Wild Cattle (No Exceptions).