Dunstanburgh Castle (English Heritage)


The romantic ruins of this 14th-century castle stand in a dramatic coastal location reached by foot from Craster or Embleton. Built by Earl Thomas of Lancaster, and later strengthened by John of Gaunt, the castle witnessed fierce fighting during the Wars of the Roses.

Contact Information

Nr Embleton
NE66 3TT
  01665 576231
  Visit the Dunstanburgh Castle (English Heritage) website

Useful Information

Disabled access : Not suitable for wheelchair users.
Opening Times : November 2013-March 30th 2014: Weekends only 10-4pm/ April 1st 2014-31st September: 10-6pm Mon-Sun/ October 1st-October 31st 2014: 10-4pm Mon-Sun
Last Admission : Last admissions: 30 mins before closing time..
Admission Prices : (As of April 1st 2014) Adult: £4.30/Concession: £3.90/Child: £2.50/ English Heritage members free/ National Trust members free

Location Information