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Aydon Castle

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Nice place for a brief visit off the beaten track

This is a really lovely place to explore and wander around. The guy in the shop was brilliant and... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
wendover6688
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Nice place

Nice place would benefit having a coffee shop as has lovely seating area .Friendly staff on booking... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
CarolM3181
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Off Aydon Road | Near Corbridge, Corbridge NE45 5PJ, England
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All reviews fortified manor house english heritage guide book single track well worth a visit passing places picnic area imagine life working farm century manor medieval life bit off the beaten track middle ages great place for a picnic interesting history a real hidden gem lovely setting
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

This is a really lovely place to explore and wander around. The guy in the shop was brilliant and very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. He would make a great tour guide.We spent about two hours or so looking over the place which really had an atmosphere...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank wendover6688
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Nice place would benefit having a coffee shop as has lovely seating area .Friendly staff on booking in

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CarolM3181
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to wander around the guy on the till was very informative about the places past history I would recommend this place to anyone who likes castles and their history

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank rachelsV9686YT
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Aydon castle is a well preserved unfurnished fortified manor house. It offers a number of rooms to explore over two floors. Due to its preserved condition the manor offers good photo opportunities. We found staff were friendly and informative. Facilities are basic, 2 toilets and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Although a little off the beaten track, this castle is well worth a visit. It is still intact and was lived in until the 1960's Helpful staff gave a brief explanation of the history.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 66Julia
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Realy butiful castle and friendly staff went hear with my girlfriend and we both really enjoyed it the staff were very informative and there were sum nice walks around the castle to

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Samuel W
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Really well preserved buildings since they were occupied and actively used until middle of 20th century. Lots of rooms to explore, strong walls to examine and it's easy to imagine life in this massive manor. It's a bit of a drive off the side road...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cant83
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Didn't even know this castle existed.A lovely way to spend a couple of hours.Such a helpful lady when you pay and we loved watching the swifts and housewarming in the building.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steph H
Reviewed 24 July 2018

The castle is a bit off the beaten track down some narrow lanes. Parking is a short walk away but it is pay and display (£3.00 but this is refunded when you visit the castle) so make sure you’ve got change. The castle - or...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

We stopped to visit the castle while out on a circular walk from Corbridge. A lovely setting surrounded by beautiful countryside. The castle has a fascinating history which starts in the middle ages and ends as a working farm up until the 1960's. Small shop...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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