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Edlingham Castle

B6341, Edlingham, Alnwick NE66 2BW, UK

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About Edlingham Castle

Edlingham Castle is a small castle ruin, having Scheduled Ancient Monument and Grade I listed building status, in the care of English Heritage.   It has been described as "...one of the most interesting in the county", by Nikolaus Pevsner, the architectural historian. Edlingham itself is little more than a hamlet with a church alongside the castle.

Attractions near Edlingham Castle

Hulne Park7.95km from Edlingham Castle

Hulne Park is a large country park to the north-west of Alnwick, and part of the Duke of Northumberland's estates. It covers about 3,000 acres around the River Aln with grounds landscaped by Capability Brown in the 19th century. The Park consists of estate forestry, farm and sawmills. In the midst of Hulne Park there is a Priory, Brizlee Tower built in 1781 and Alnwick Abbey. One of the iconic attractions in this area and gives people a peaceout from thebusy life.

Hulne Priory8.05km from Edlingham Castle

Hulne Priory was founded in 1240 by Carmelite monks, making it perhaps the first Carmelite priory in England.  The priory is situated in Hulne Park, a walled park covering several thousand acres which belongs to the Duke of Northumberland and is close to Alnwick Castle. Originally a hunting park, and still used by the Duke for shooting, it now contains woods, moors, stretches of open grassland and Alnwick's home farm.

Bailiffgate Museum8.18km from Edlingham Castle

Bailiffgate is an award-winning people's museum, where fascinating stories of the past are told about Alnwick and District. Its Gallery hosts an inspiring programme of art, textile and history-based exhibitions. Established in 2002, it is located in a Grade 2 listed former church in the medieval market town of Alnwick and is a People’s Museum that celebrates and preserves local heritage.

National Trust - Cragside8.19km from Edlingham Castle

Cragside was the home of an extraordinary man, William George Armstrong (1810-1900). He was a scientist and technical innovator of genius. It was the first house in the world to be lit by hydro-electric power, using man-made lakes and underground piping.  The grounds of the Cragside Estate offer up a host of activities that will keep you and your family busy and fit. There's a play area, a rhododendron maze, a waterfall and the Trim Trail, where the whole family can test their agility.

Alnwick Castle8.32km from Edlingham Castle

Alnwick Castle is the second largest inhabited castle in the country and has been home to the Duke of Northumberland’s family, the Percys, for over 700 years. The Castle’s rich history is brimming with drama, intrigue and extraordinary people; from a gunpowder plotter and visionary collectors, to decadent hosts and medieval England’s most celebrated knight: Harry Hotspur. t is a Grade I listed building[1] and as of 2012 received over 800,000 visitors per year when combined with adjacent attracti

The Alnwick Garden8.53km from Edlingham Castle

The Alnwick Garden is one of the world’s most ambitious new gardens.  The Garden is a space designed to be enjoyed by all your senses, with a collection of over 4,000 plant varieties to discover, thousands of seasonal blooms and countless opportunities to get wet and play in The Garden’s water sculptures. Visitors are strictly prohibited from smelling, touching, or tasting any plants, although some people still occasionally faint from inhaling toxic fumes while walking in the garden.

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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.