DUNSTANBURGH CASTLE

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DUNSTANBURGH CASTLE

The dramatic ruined castle of Thomas of Lancaster, executed for treason in 1322, stands on a rocky headland jutting into the North Sea. The castle went on to witness fierce fighting during the Wars of the Roses, but now the predominant sound is the shrieking of seabirds. A short, sometimes bracing, walk from either Craster or Embleton.

Region/Nation
Location/Address
Craster
Alnwick
County
Northumberland
Post Code
NE66 3TT
Main Historic Period
Medieval
Link to featured article
Tip/Nearby
About 8 miles north east of Alnwick.
Primary Management
English Heritage

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