Aydon Castle

Aydon Castle

Aydon Castle

Tucked away just one mile from the village of Corbridge is Aydon Castle, the perfect location for a family day out.

Almost completely intact, it is one of the finest and most unaltered examples of a 13th century English manor house. Set in a beautiful and secluded Northumberland woodland, it was originally built as an undefended residence, but almost immediately fortified on the outbreak of Anglo-Scottish warfare. Nevertheless it was pillaged and burnt by the Scots in 1315, seized by English rebels two years later, and again occupied by Scots in 1346.

Explore this hidden gem, a stone's throw from Hadrian’s Wall.

Don't Miss

  • The well fortified manor house
  • The Green Man Carving
  • The beautifully secluded woodland surroundings
  • The autumnal riverside setting



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Off Aydon Road, Corbidge, Northumberland - NE45 5PJ (Directions)


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