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

Best Castles and Palaces In Northumberland

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

There are 12 Northumberland castles and palaces to pick from.

Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries, or tourist attractions. 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. Walking path at Belsay Hall Castle and Gardens in Newcastle upon Tyne

    Belsay Hall Castle and Gardens

    Newcastle upon Tyne

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    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  2. Kids on broomsticks at Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick Castle

    Alnwick

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    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  3. Outside view of Chillingham Castle in Alnwick

    Chillingham Castle

    Alnwick

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    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (2 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor
  4. Ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle by sea in Alnwick

    Dunstanburgh Castle

    Alnwick

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    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor
  5. Outside view of Tynemouth Priory and Castle

    Tynemouth Priory and Castle

    Tynemouth

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    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  6. Outside view of Bamburgh Castle

    Bamburgh Castle

    Bamburgh

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    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  7. Walls of Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum

    Jedburgh Castle Jail and Museum

    Jedburgh

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    Suitable for 4+ Indoor
  8. Outside view of Floors Castle in Kelso

    Floors Castle

    Kelso

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    Suitable for 0-12 Outdoor
  9. Outside view of Raby Castle in Darlington

    Raby Castle

    Darlington

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    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor
  10. Girl looking into doll house at Thirlestane Castle in Lauder

    Thirlestane Castle

    Lauder

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    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor
  11. Red coat officers at Carlisle Castle

    Carlisle Castle

    Carlisle

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    Suitable for 4-12 Indoor, Outdoor
  12. Outside view of Barnard Castle

    Barnard Castle

    Barnard Castle

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    Suitable for 4+ Indoor, Outdoor