Tynemouth Priory and Castle

Unfortunately for safety reasons due to the extremely high winds, we have taken the decision to close Tynemouth Priory today Friday 25 September. If you had booked to visit your ticket will be automatically refunded and there's no action required. We apologise for any inconvenience or disappointment caused. If you're visiting on another day you need to book your timed tickets in advance. We have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you won’t be able to visit without your booking confirmation. If you’re a Member, your ticket will be free, but you still need to book in advance. There are other new steps in place to ensure everyone’s safety, so your visit will be a little different.

Welcome to Tynemouth Priory

We have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you won’t be able to visit without your booking confirmation. If you’re a Member, your ticket will be free, but you still need to book in advance. To book your visit, click here.

Although things might be a little different when you visit, you’ll still be able to enjoy exploring the places where history really happened. And you’ll still be given a warm and safe welcome by our friendly – if socially distant – staff and volunteers.

Please click here for more information about the safety measures you can expect when visiting as well as our FAQs

  • Site - The site will remain open, however, the gun battery and the upper levels of the keep remain closed and a one way system is in operation.
  • Shop - The shop will be open.
  • Toilets - Our toilets are open as usual.
  • Face coverings - Face coverings must be worn in Tynemouth Priory's indoor shop and all other indoor spaces. We won't be able to give you a face covering so please come prepared so you don't miss out.
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