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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.
Food And Drink
Hot and cold drinks, and range of snacks and confectionery available.
Extensive picnicking opportunities both within site (benches and tables) and seashore immediately adjacent to site.
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.
There are two unisex toilets at the castle.
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.
Play Areas / Adventure Playground
Extensive areas of short grass for all sorts of games, and re-enactment of famous battles within a historic setting.
Push Chairs Allowed
Yes, but there are some steps and paths that are uneven.
Commercial Photograph And Filming
English Heritage welcomes all photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures with us on Flickr and Facebook.
We do have some restrictions at certain locations, so if photography is your main reason for visiting, please call the site ahead of your visit to check if any parts of the site are restricted.
We are keen to promote the use of our sites to location managers. If you are interested please go to (Filming Locations) for more information and contacts.
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.
Membership starts from £57
Membership gives you unlimited access to castles and gardens, historic houses and abbeys, and kids go free ...