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Tynemouth Priory & Castle

Tynemouth, Tynemouth NE30 4BZ, England
+44 191 257 1090
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Lots to interest a visitor

There is plenty to interest a visitor of any age here. Lots of old and very ancient relics, modern... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Gateshead, UK
Classic Northumberland site

Excellent value, plenty to see, and gives a good overview of the history of the site. The chapel is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cullercoats, United Kingdom
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Tynemouth, Tynemouth NE30 4BZ, England
+44 191 257 1090
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There is plenty to interest a visitor of any age here. Lots of old and very ancient relics, modern warfare items and locations and a well stocked shop. There are also some fascinating old gravestones. The views are superb. The site has places to sit...More

Thank RockyGateshead_UK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent value, plenty to see, and gives a good overview of the history of the site. The chapel is beautiful. Went on an overcast October day, and it felt very fitting weather for such an atmospheric place.

Thank WeirdieBeardie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a view you get from this place, it overlooks the North Sea and the River Tyne. It's worth a look at the stained glass windows. There's a free car park a 5 minute walk away from the Priory.

Thank Janet D
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The views from here are fantastic. Staff were lovely and friendly. Good place to look round. My 10 year old loved the guide book and read it out to us,going round!

Thank Pam W
Reviewed 29 October 2017

stopped off here not knowing what to expect, and was blown away with how lovely it was great views over the tyne and good history and some very nice looking restaurants and bars

Thank cjajensenmk3
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The abbey was interesting to look at and the view of the ocean was beautiful. It was and enjoyed adventure.

Thank ChrisAMetcalf
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We were in the north east for the great North run. Decided to go over to the coast on the Saturday. The priory was a beautiful site to explore. The views from here are stunning. We even were lucky enough to go up the lighthouse.

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This is a place not to miss in this area! The history of the priory is fascinating. Children can walk and climb all over the exhibit. You learn about Tynemouth history, religion, and the military. There is a clean restroom, a gift shop, and a...More

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Best parking is past the entrance and down the hill. It is free for a normal length of visit, although it is a steep climb to the Priory. The remains are interesting, but the great feature is the wonderful views over the Tyne. The little...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 1 October 2017

impressive ruins of a church and a castle, unfortunately there is also a 'new' building within the site. still worth the visit on a clear day as you can also enjoy the beautiful coastline. information about the place is provided here & there, but for...More

Thank Didi N
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Questions & Answers
29 June 2015|
Response from zdb86 |
You could walk right up to the gates and take photos and also walk part of the perimeter. There is no accommodation within the Castle or Priory grounds.
29 June 2015|
Response from GintNic | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can go up to where the entry is and get some fabulous photos, also, where the parking areas are allow for some great shots!
28 June 2015|
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Response from hsasmith | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are and it's easy to get to from Newcastle city centre if you would prefer to stay in newcastle