Facilities at Dunstanburgh Castle

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    Council car park in Craster (60 spaces), 1.3 miles from site. Limited car parking at Embleton Golf Club. Coin operated machines. Not managed by English Heritage. No refund of car park charges on admission.

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    Food and Drink

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    Hot and cold drinks, and range of snacks and confectionery available.

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    Picnic Area

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    Extensive picnicking opportunities both within site (benches and tables) and seashore immediately adjacent to site.

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    Shop

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    Shop is located in the Site Administration Building near the entrance. It has ramped access. The shop sells a wide range refreshments and confectionery, together with medieval toys and gifts. There are a variety of historical and natural history books.

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    Toilets

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    There are no public toilets on site. The nearest public toilets are in Craster (1.3 miles) and Embleton (1.5 miles) away.

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    Dogs

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    Dogs on lead allowed, assistance dogs welcome.

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    Gardens

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    Extensive areas of short grass for all sorts of games, and re-enactment of famous battles within a historic setting. Grounds within the castle extend to 0.9 hectares. There are paths around the perimeter which give excellent opportunities to see at close range large varieties of birds, flowers and mammals. Of particular interest are nesting seabirds and birds of prey.

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    Family Friendly

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    Play Areas / Adventure Playground

    Extensive areas of short grass for all sorts of games, and re-enactment of famous battles within a historic setting.

    Pushchairs Allowed

    Yes, but there are some steps and paths that are uneven.

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    Commercial Photography and Filming

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    English Heritage welcomes amateur photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures of your visit with us on social media.

    If you are looking to use one of our sites for commercial, corporate or professional photography or as a filming location, please contact our filming team as soon as possible to check availability and acquire the relevant permissions and paperwork.

    Due to the delicate nature of our sites, English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

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Dunstanburgh Road, Craster, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 3TT
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