The Best Castles and Palaces In Ashington Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

Best Castles and Palaces In Ashington

We've rounded up the best castles and palaces in Ashington in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you.

There are 10 Ashington castles and palaces to pick from.

Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the castles and palaces we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

  1. Outside view of Tynemouth Priory and Castle

    Tynemouth Priory and Castle

    Tynemouth

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    Tynemouth Priory and Castle on the coast of North East England was once one of the largest fortified areas in England. Overlooking the North Sea and...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 12.9 miles from Ashington
  2. Walking path at Belsay Hall Castle and Gardens in Newcastle upon Tyne

    Belsay Hall Castle and Gardens

    Newcastle upon Tyne

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    Belsay Hall, Castle and Gardens is like a great big adventure playground. Bring along the kids to explore a fine medieval castle, a Greek Revival vil...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 13 miles from Ashington
  3. Kids on broomsticks at Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick

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    Medieval knights, dragons, dressing up AND Harry Potter?! Alnwick Castle may very well be heaven on earth. The castle has a fantastically rich histor...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 17 miles from Ashington
  4. Ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle by sea in Alnwick

    Dunstanburgh Castle

    Alnwick

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    Dunstanburgh Castle This iconic castle ruin was once upon a time one of the largest and most grandiose forts in Northern England, still even now thor...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 21.2 miles from Ashington
  5. Outside view of Chillingham Castle in Alnwick

    Chillingham Castle

    Alnwick

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    A mere 20 minutes from the seaside, Chillingham Castle is open to the public from Easter and through October for exploration of their Gardens, Lakes...

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 27.1 miles from Ashington
  6. Outside view of Bamburgh Castle

    Bamburgh Castle

    Bamburgh

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    Bamburgh Castle is filled with hundreds of years’ worth of dark tales, rebellion, myths, millionaire benefactors and more. There’s even evidence that...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 30 miles from Ashington
  7. Outside view of Raby Castle in Darlington

    Raby Castle

    Darlington

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    Every single one of the atmospheric rooms in Raby Castle, from the magnificent Barons' Hall to the Mediaeval Kitchen gives fascinating insights into...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 41.9 miles from Ashington
  8. Walls of Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum

    Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum

    Jedburgh

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    Get a taste of life behind bars in this 1820s jail: a model prison in its day but now a bit spooky! Also discover the history of the Royal Burgh of J...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 44 miles from Ashington
  9. Outside view of Floors Castle in Kelso

    Floors Castle

    Kelso

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    The Floors Castle is a wonderful example to kids who've previously seen ruins and military style fortifications of how such a building can still be a...

    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor 45.6 miles from Ashington
  10. Outside view of Barnard Castle

    Barnard Castle

    Barnard Castle

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    Barnard Castle is a charming historical visit great for both kids who like to get imaginative in the atmosphere and for those more academic types wan...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor 46.4 miles from Ashington

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