Facilities at Prudhoe Castle

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    Parking

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    Free parking located 70 metres from the entrance via slope, cobbles and loose gravel. Space for 2 disabled visitor cars (not marked). Disabled entrance is through the Keep at rear of building.

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    Food and Drink

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    Light refreshments available - snacks, ice-cream, hot and cold drinks.

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    Picnic Area

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    You are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy on grassed area outside the manor house or on the grassed area in Pele Yard. Picnic benches and some bench seats provided.

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    Shop

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    The gift shop sells a range of English Heritage souvenirs, snacks, ice-cream, hot and cold drinks.

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    Toilets

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    Male and female toilets located through arch way leading to inner bailey area. Disabled toilet and baby changing facilities are located on the ground floor within the house.

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    Dogs

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    Dogs allowed on leads, but they are not allowed in the two exhibition rooms in the house. Assistance dogs welcome.

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    Exhibition

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    Family friendly exhibition showing the history of the castle, along with some of the artefacts found on site which are displayed in the ground floor exhibition rooms of the house.

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    Gardens

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    Visitors can walk through the dry moat area which leads to small woodland area. Mill pond to left of entrance. No ball games within the castle walls (these are allowed in Pele yard). No kites please.

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    Family Friendly

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    Baby Changing Facilities

    Baby changing facilities located on the ground floor within the house.

    Pushchairs Allowed

    Yes

    Toy/Dressing Up Box

    Book Box and games in family room, large building blocks in stable.

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    Education

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    Family Learning

    Book Box and games in the family room.

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    Please be aware

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    Steep slopes (but can be avoided).

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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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