Bamburgh Castle, England’s greatest coastal fortification, offers a unique perspective of Northumberland.
Discover a fortress like no other at Bamburgh Castle. Whether it’s the thrill of seeing the coast open out beneath you, with sweeping views towards the Farne Islands, Holy Island, and Bamburgh village from this extraordinary viewpoint. Or its treasure-filled staterooms, including the castle’s centrepiece – The King’s Hall.
Follow along Uhtred’s footsteps to the genuine Last Kingdom of Bebbanburg, an Anglo-Saxon stronghold where the Kingdom of Northumbria was ruled by saint kings. Discover a Norman fortress, the Royal Seat, and the World’s First Gunpowder Castle.
Experience the charm of Bambury Castle for yourself, which grabbed the heart and intellect of William George Armstrong, one of the Victorian era’s greatest inventors.
Film & TV at Bamburgh Castle
Discover one of the UK’s best filming locations inside and around the castle grounds. Bamburgh Castle is still the Armstrong family’s private, family seat, and has appeared in a slew of films and television shows, including Transformers: The Last Knight, Netflix’s Frontier, and, of course, The Last Kingdom.
Admire the stunning location you’ve seen on the big screen as you enjoy a coffee in the Clock Tower Tearoom or Tack Room Café.
Find out more as you explore our Bamburgh Travel Guide right here…