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Prudhoe Castle

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A small but interesting castle in a commanding position.

A small castle but one of great strategic importance, and where you can see the development of the... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Geoffrey C
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
Smaller than I thought

I lived in Prudhoe for 15 years and never visited the Castle. I was surprised at how small and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
suegray2017
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Ovingham, United Kingdom
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Station Road, Prudhoe NE42 5PY, England
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All reviews manor house english heritage within the walls worth a visit information boards scenic location water mill wonderful site overlooking the river lots of history lovely setting small shop interesting place to visit percy family visited today car park moat
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I lived in Prudhoe for 15 years and never visited the Castle. I was surprised at how small and domestic it is, but absolutely fascinating history and it has left me wanting to know even more about it!

Thank suegray2017
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Wednesday 22 August 18, my husband and I drove to Prudhoe to visit Prudhoe Castle under the care of The English Heritage. Prudhoe castle stands on a ridge about 150 feet on the south bank of the River Tyne. It is partly enclosed by a...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

This is a very atmospheric castle perches on a steep mound along the south banks of the Tyne. It was very quiet when we visited - in fact we had the place to ourselves. The remains are impressive, and it is interesting to learn that...More

Thank cant83
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Very interesting 🏰 Castle overlooking the River Tyne at Prudhoe, it has a lake which is crossed by a bridge leading up to the inner courtyard, their is a museum on the left, but the rest of the building is inhibited, their is a wooded...More

Thank 337carl
Reviewed 21 July 2018

A small castle but one of great strategic importance, and where you can see the development of the site from military stronghold to Georgian home. The changes in the window designs are especially interesting. A visit here makes a pleasant change from all the nearby...More

Thank Geoffrey C
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

As I get free entry I visit a lot of the English Heritage sites but I would have been annoyed if I had paid to get in here. Walk up to the castle and Manor House things looked promising but very little to see in...More

Thank chynagirl1
Reviewed 22 June 2018

We visited here as the result of a brochure in our Hotel. Led to believe that the Manor house inside the walls was well worth visiting. I thought that as an English Heritage property it would be good. Well we left after an hour quite...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 29 April 2018

It well worth a look many things to see if you like history there is a small shop with goods worth having

Thank DougieM29
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Nice view of castle on approach from the small car park. The mill pond and waterfall feeding the old water mill are separated by the entrance driveway. You're able to walk around the surrounding grounds and woodland without paying. Once you've paid (shop located in...More

Thank bluelizard
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Prudhoe Castle was built in the 11th Century and eventually abandoned to become a ruin in the 18th Century. At times it was owned by the Percy family (they own Alnwick). It withstood two sieges by Scottish armies and that is what the reenactment was...More

1  Thank 938fjg
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