The reviews on here are spot on, great views over the city. I thought this was quite an interesting castle with a lot of history. There's not loads of information, but enough to keep you interested. Well worth a visit.
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The Castle is lovely for kids who can learn all about knights and life in the castle. For adults there's nothing much spectacular to see if you have visited a few of these castles before. There is a great view of the city on top...More
Interesting castle in the city center. Don't miss it if you are in Newcastle. Great view from the roof of the castle,
Dont go there if you cant climb steps! However, it was really good. The views from the top were brilliant as were views into the great hall as you climbed up the spiral staircases.
Enjoyed looking through this castle so much that with later opportunities we only looked at their outsides as we felt this was a good representation of Castle life. Had most things we figured others would have & they were a lot more expensive!
As far as castles go, the one in Newcastle isn't that big but it has everything - a great hall, dungeons, gate house, tiny corridors leading off, towers and turrets with a fantastic view of the city and river, and the fact that it is...More
Arrived early in the morning around 10am... There's only a handful of tourists around, less than 6 people. Everyone split up at some point so I was walking around, checking out different rooms and area, all was good for the first 20 minutes. Until I...More
Our visit started by an abrupt member of staff telling us we could not enter without a ticket and we needed to 'visit over the road'. No other details we're given and it was like speaking to a robot. No communication or people skills. We...More