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English Castles Tour

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  • 8 Hours
  • Grade: Moderate
  • From £395

Touring Newcastle, Bamburgh, and Warkworth Castles

Step inside the castles of Newcastle, Bamburgh and Warkworth and hear the stories only they can tell. A dream come true for castle fans!

The North East boasts the greatest density of castles in all of England. On this tour, you’ll experience three of its finest.

We’ll start at Newcastle’s Castle, which gave its name to the city around it. From there, we’ll travel to Warkworth Castle, the fortress and home of the Percys of Northumberland. You’ll also see the private chapel of the Percy dynasty, fortified bridge and Norman church, which all form part of Warkworth ruins today.

We’ll then move on to Bamburgh Castle. This impressive castle was refurbished in the 19th Century by Lord Armstrong, a Victorian industrialist. Following the tour, you’ll have your own time to enjoy in Bamburgh Village before heading back to Newcastle.

Pickup & Drop Off

Note: Pick-up starts 30 minute(s) before departure.

We offer the bookable option of pick-up from the following places for this experience:

  • Durham Station
  • Earl Grey’s Monument
  • Newcastle Central Station
  • Port of Tyne

Departure Time


What to Bring

  • Clothing for any weather (this is England, after all!)
  • Shoes you’re comfortable walking in
  • A camera to capture photos of your favourite sights

Before you Come

  • We’ll need a mobile/cell phone number that we can contact you on in case of any last-minute changes on the day of your tour
  • Let us know if you have any disabilities within your group (e.g. wheelchair use, vision impairment) and we will make the necessary arrangements
  • Due to COVID-19 we ask all customers to maintain social distancing as per the United Kingdom Government guidelines.
  • We ask customers to wear a face covering inside buildings.
  • Your guide will not shake your hand during the tour for mutual safety.
  • For all other COVID-19 information please visit ‘Keeping you safe’
  • We ask customers to wear a face covering inside buildings.
  • Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is cancelled, you will not be entitled to a refund.

If you Need to Cancel

  • More than 14 days before a booked tour: we’ll provide a full refund
  • Less than 14 days before a booked tour: we’ll charge a 50% cancellation fee
  • Less than 7 days before a booked tour: we’ll charge a 75% cancellation fee
  • Less than 3 days before a booked tour: we’ll charge a 100% cancellation fee