Bike Touring Highlight
Lying atop a steep hilltop above the river Croquet, Warkworth castle is an impressive fortress with towered walls that remain largely intact. Built in the 12th century, the castle had famous owners such as the Percy family who were one of the most powerful families in the North at the time. Their son 'Harry Hotspur' was a character in Henry IV by Shakespeare.
Today, you can visit the castle from 10am to 6pm daily. Tickets for adults cost £7.20. The castle also hosts various events such as medieval myths and legends. You can find more information, here: english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/warkworth-castle-and-hermitage
July 29, 2019
Warkworth Castle sits on a hill above the River Coquet. You can visit the castle and visit some rooms and enjoy the large park around the castle. Of course you also have an incredible view of the river and the North Sea from Warkworth Castle.
All information on opening hours and entrance fees can be found here: english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/warkworth-castle-and-hermitage
June 17, 2018
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