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Norham Castle

Norham, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 2JY, UK

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About Norham Castle

Norham Castle was built in 1121 by Ranulph Flambard, Bishop of Durham  to protect the extensive land owned by the church in the region. It is a Grade I listed building and a Scheduled Ancient Monument. The castle saw much action during the wars between England and Scotland.


Attractions near Norham Castle

Union Bridge4.47km from Norham Castle

The Union Chain Bridge links England and Scotland, crossing the River Tweed between Horncliffe in Northumberland and Fishwick in Berwickshire. This is supposedly the oldest suspension bridge in the world still in use by road traffic and at the time of its building was the longest suspension bridge in the world and the first to carry road traffic.

Etal Castle8.48km from Norham Castle

Etal Castle is a majestic castle is the ideal location for a family day out set in the charming village of Etal by a ford over the river Till. The castle was involved both in local feuding and the border wars between England and Scotland. There was a battle between the rival Manners and Heron families outside the walls in 1428, and in 1513 it was briefly captured by King James IV of Scotland during his invasion of England.

Heatherslaw Light Railway9.51km from Norham Castle

The Heatherslaw Light Railway is the most northerly steam railway in England. The railway runs along the banks of the River Till giving you wonderful views of the Northumberland countryside and Cheviot Hills.  The railway operates an hourly service with steam trains from March to October and diesel trains in February half-term. Steam hauled Santa Specials run on selected weekends in December. The passenger coaches include facilities for transporting wheelchairs and buggies.

Heatherslaw Cornmill9.58km from Norham Castle

Heatherslaw Corn Mill offers a fascinating experience for young and old alike. Using restored 19th century machinery and traditional methods, the watermill still produces 10 tons of flour every year. Traditional methods and original machinery powered by the River Till are used to grind locally grown wheat into wholemeal flour. Its huge water wheel, mill stones and gearing are all visible. Freshly milled flour and local "Berwick Biscuits" are on sale in its gift shop whilst the mill cafe serves c

Royal Border Bridge10.36km from Norham Castle

The Royal Border Bridge spans the River Tweed between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Tweedmouth in Northumberland, England. It is a Grade I listed railway viaduct built between 1847 and 1850, when it was opened by Queen Victoria. The engineer who designed it was Robert Stephenson . It was built for the York, Newcastle and Berwick Railway and is still in regular use today, as part of the East Coast Main Line. Despite its name, the bridge does not in fact span the border between England and Scotland, whic

Berwick Castle10.45km from Norham Castle

Berwick Castle was a ruined 12th-century castle built by David I of Scotland but, alongside the town, it regularly changed hands between the English and Scots. In 1292 Edward I declared his verdict on the Scottish succession within the castle's Great Hall. Much of the fortification was destroyed by the construction of the railway in the nineteenth century. The magnificent defences of Berwick testify to the important role played by the town throughout history.

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Northumberland is a ceremonial county and historic county in North East England. It is bordered by Cumbria to the west, County Durham and Tyne and Wear to the south and the Scottish Borders to the north. One of the iconic location wehivh was flourished with lot of tourists places.