Castles and Forts in North East England.

Alnwick Castle
The mighty medieval fortress of Alnwick Castle is one of Europe's finest, set in a stunning landscape.
Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum
Situated beyond the easternmost point of Hadrian's Wall, Arbeia Roman Fort stood guard at the mouth of the River Tyne.
Auckland Castle
Auckland Castle is the home of the Bishop of Durham, and has been for the past 900 years.
Bamburgh Castle
Standing on a rocky outcrop overlooking miles of beautiful sandy beach, Bamburgh Castle dominates the Northumbrian landscape.
Bolsover Castle
Bolsover Castle in Derbyshire is well off the beaten track in a former coal-mining area. It offers three wonderful buildings in one unique attraction.
Bolton Castle
Bolton is one of the country's best preserved medieval castles, situated in the heart of Wensleydale with stunning views over the Yorkshire Dales National Park.
Chesters Roman Fort
Chesters Roman Fort and Museum is the best preserved Roman cavalry fort in Britain and as such makes a very interesting place to visit.
Chillingham Castle
Visitors to Chillingham may recognise this wonderful 12th Century castle from its frequent appearences on TV and in films, including Elizabeth, The Real Harry Potter and many others.
Cliffords Tower
Visitors to the historic city of York cannot miss the historic Clifford's Tower sitting incongruously on its grassy mound in the centre of the bustling city.
Conisbrough Castle
Those who have read Sir Walter Scott's novel Ivanhoe will immediately recognize Conisbrough Castle which was featured in the famous story, set in Medieval England.
Dunstanburgh Castle
Standing on a dramatic headland overlooking the North East coast, Dunstanburgh was once the largest castle in Northumberland.
Durham Castle
Durham Castle, together with the Cathedral, was awarded the status of a World Heritage Site in 1986 providing international recognition for this unique, historic and scenic site.
Housesteads Roman Fort
Housesteads claim to fame is that it is the most complete example of any Roman fort remaining in Britain.
Knaresborough Castle
A stronghold of Medieval Kings, Knaresborough Castle still stands towering above the River Nidd.
Lindisfarne Castle
Perched atop a rocky crag and accessible over a causeway at low tide only, Lindisfarne Castle presents an exciting and alluring aspect.
Peveril Castle
From the inspiring remains of Peveril Castle - high on a rocky outcrop - there's no more spectacular view of the Peak District.
Scarborough Castle
Castle Hill headland was an excellent choice for building a fortification. The 300-foot high cliffs drop away on three sides of the promontory to North Bay and the harbour below.

Copyright © 1999-2017 Excelsior Information Systems Ltd. All rights reserved.
About Us  Press Room  Terms of Use  Privacy  Link to Us  Index  Site Map  Contact Us













tml>