A beautiful 13thC manor house with strong fortifications against Scottish raiders, Aydon Castle stands in a secluded woodland setting. This classic castle is perfect for family games and picnics and is a great starting point for some woodland walks.
English Heritage maintains multiple sites on Hadrian's Wall, such as; Carlisle Castle, Lanercost Priory, Birdoswald Roman Fort, Housesteads Roman Fort & Museum, Chesters Roman Fort & Museum, and Corbridge Roman Town. If you would be interested in visiting these multiple sites, or any of over 400 other Historic Places in England for free, English Heritage offers both a temporary Overseas Visitor Pass, and an Annual Membership. Follow the links below for more information;
To join English Heritage as an Annual Member: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/join/
To purchase an Overseas Visitor Pass: https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/overseas-visitors/
Aydon Castle is open for you to visit. You now need to book your timed tickets in advance. English Heritage have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you won’t be able to visit without your booking confirmation. If you’re a Member for English Heritage, your ticket will be free, but you still need to book in advance. There are other new steps in place to ensure everyone’s safety, so your visit will be a little different. You can find more information on visiting below.
Aydon Castle is open daily 10am - 5pm. Booking is essential, follow the link to book your time: https://englishheritage.seetickets.com/timeslots/aydon-castle
With Gift-Aid: Adult: £6.00, Child (5-17 years): £5.90, Concession: £3.90, Family (2 adults, up to 3 children): £16.90 OR Family (1 adult, up to 3 children) £10.40.
Train access: Corbridge 4 miles.