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Chillingham Castle

Chillingham, Alnwick NE66 5NJ, England
+44 1668 215359
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Staying just outside castle walls but one of the reasons I booked this area. Quirky and... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
New Galloway, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful italian garden

Eclectic mix of bits and pieces worth a visit still lots of work to do garden and woodland beautiful

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Helen K
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Chillingham Castle is open to the public between Easter - End of October. Hours open is 12 noon - 5pm.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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Chillingham, Alnwick NE66 5NJ, England
+44 1668 215359
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Staying just outside castle walls but one of the reasons I booked this area. Quirky and interesting. Great to see it's not been modernised too much for tourists, its how a castle should be. The tea room was great to sit in, food was delicious...More

Thank charlieboy24
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Eclectic mix of bits and pieces worth a visit still lots of work to do garden and woodland beautiful

Thank Helen K
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Chillingham Castle is an amazing place. It is a complete contrast to a typical National Trust property - full of life and quirks - and therefore a totally different and refreshing experience to a 'normal' country house. The fact that it was a ruin before...More

1  Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

This is an independently owned castle which has been a labour of love for the owner who has taken it on. It is interesting in that the owner has decided to leave some of the rustic charm of the place and not do it all...More

Thank nlansdell
Chillingham, Estate Office at Chillingham Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am so glad you enjoyed your visit. Sir Humphry does like the random feel of a lived-in private house. In fact, his casual display includes famous works of art which are described in the Guidebook but it is not easy to read lengthy descriptions...More

Reviewed 12 October 2017

Castle and cattle very interesting. But due to the lack of busses from Alnwick its a long time to fill waiting for a bus home. Not recommended if you don't have a car.

1  Thank debbiedownie82
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Having been to Chillingham Castle now on numerous ocassions over the last 6 years... I felt I had to write something on here. We have done Ghost tours with 3 different guides,in total but the best one has to be Graham the head of the...More

2  Thank YellowCarNoReturns
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Been staying at the castle for the best part of 20 years, and it has an extraordinary knack of making you return time and time again. In fact my friends are going yet again next month and we are far from local. I know plenty...More

2  Thank markdriscoll22
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Just come back from my 8th visit to chillingham been coming for over 12 years. I love coming to the castle first two visits I stayed I went on the ghost tours but the rest of visits we just came to chill out and relax...More

Thank zolin74
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Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Myself, partner and mother attended Chillingham Castle for a ghost tour on the 7th october. We have been twice before and as usual we were not disappointed. Graham, who is part of the paranormal team, has a true passion for the castle. After this visit...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 October 2017

There is nothing I can write that will do justice to this castle. To have access (hands on) to so much historical and personal history is amazing. Book a tour and you will find out so much more. Our annual workmates sleepover is never enough,...More

1  Thank Bernie W
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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).