Discover Bamburgh Castle's architecture, artifacts, and public areas with this entrance ticket to one of the largest inhabited castles in the country. Explore the 'King of Castles', perched on a rocky plateau above the Northumbrian coastline on nine acres (3.6 hectares) of land considered a Coastal Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Immerse yourself in the castle's atmosphere and learn about the two millennia of history through live events with re-enactors, living history, traditional crafts and outdoor theater.
Admission to Bamburgh Castle
Immerse yourself in Northumbrian history
Self-guided tour at your own pace
See live re-enactments, outdoor theater and watch traditional crafts being made
See over 3,000 artifacts from the castle's history
Admire the stately architecture as you approach Bamburgh Castle. Otherwise known as the 'King of Castles', the structure is perched on a rocky outcropping overlooking the Northumbrian coastline, considered Coastal Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
Proceed inside with your admission ticket, then begin your self-guided exploration of the displays, exhibits, and artifacts. Visit the vaulted Kings Hall, featuring a teak beamed roof and the other thirteen State Rooms. Discover the models and artifacts contained in the Armstrong and Aviation Artefacts Museum, housed within the old Victorian laundry.
On the Battery Terrace, admire photo-worthy views and well-preserved cannons. In the summer, watch archaeologists at work excavating ancient Anglo-Saxon relics. Participate in the program of live events, including outdoor theater with re-enactors and traditional crafts that help bring the castle's history to life.
Reviews by Viator travelers
Beautiful, quiet, rich in history, and...
, Aug 2017
Beautiful, quiet, rich in history, and breath taking views.