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Warkworth Castle, Warkworth

Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
Explore this ruined medieval castle; one of the largest and most imposing in North East England. Take a free audio tour of the fortress and be guided through the remains of the fine gatehouse, great hall, and circuit of towered walls. Pause to appreciate the superb views of the surrounding area. Imagine how the inhabitants of Warkworth Castle lived, including the powerful Percy family and ‘Harry Hotspur,’ star of many Border ballads and bane of Scottish raiders. Bring a picnic to have on the castle grounds. There are no picnic benches, so take a blanket with you. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Warkworth Castle and many more Amble attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Amble travel itinerary planner.
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  • we have visited Warkworth Castle for many years from when I was a child sixty years ago to taking my own children thirty years ago and is where my eldest daughter was proposed to by her fiance 
  • Great day out with doggie exploring Warkworth Castle. It was shame that some the top floors in the tower are no longer open to the public. 
  • Great castle ruins with great views of Amble and the sea from the Castle. I think we spent just over two hours and found that to be more than enough time. A bit pricey for the entrance fee considering...  read more »
  • A must see! Such a clever design, makes you wish you'd been there. One thing: upper level not open every day so be careful, we were caught out.
  • Lovely medieval castle. It's a must see when doing the Costal Route!
  • Easy walk from Craster, you can climb high in the castle, stunning views.
  • Fantastic experience. Very evocative. A lovely family destination.
  • Massive castle good views great history
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