Aydon Castle (Northumberland) Reviews
Description:Address: Corbridge / Northumberland / England / A fortified manor house.
Newest Review: ... on foot, this has got twisted round when we visited, so we merrily headed off in completely the wrong direction! We walked about a quarter of a mile in the wrong direction before we decided that we had clearly gone wrong and were starting to feel as though someone was trying to stop us getting there! As it turned out, the actual entrance was less than 200 meters from the car park, just ... more
Customer Aydon Castle (Northumberland) Reviews (2)
by - written on 06/06/11 (Very useful, 135 readings)
Last year, Mrs SWSt and I joined English Heritage, since the North East has a lot of sites which belong to them. In order to make the most of our membership, we spent 12 months visiting as many of them as possible, with Aydon Castle near Corbridge being one of the first. Getting There -------------------- Good luck with this one! In theory, it should be straightforward; in reality, it was a little tricky. Initial signs were promising, since it was signed from the centre of Corbridge and we made good progress... until the point where you have to head off the main road and down a minor road. Unfortunately, the sign telling us this was pretty poorly ... Read the complete review
by - written on 15/03/08 (Very useful, 154 readings)
I really enjoy visiting ancient buildings and it was for this reason I took out a family membership to English heritage a few years ago. Aydon in Northumberland is one of my favourite places to visit. It is set in stunning countryside and gives me a real sense of history. Where is it? ********** Aydon castle is situated 1 mile to the north east of Corbridge just of the B 6321. I suggest you use the AA route finder for the exact location. It is very well sign posted from all directions so is easy to find. There are trains to Corbridge from Newcastle. The station is about 4 miles from Aydon castle. There are busses to Corbridge too ... Read the complete review
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