Warkworth Castle and Hermitage

We’re planning to reopen all our sites over the coming weeks, with many open from early July. Warkworth Castle, along with all other English Heritage sites, will be open from August. There will be new limits on visitor numbers, so you’ll need to book your timed ticket before you visit. Tickets will be available to book soon. Discover how to book your tickets, our new safety measures, and find other sites now open to visit below.

Two children climb the keep stairs at Warkworth Castle, Northumberland
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Address
Castle Terrace, Warkworth, Northumberland, NE65 0UJ

Guidebook: Warkworth Castle and Hermitage

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 Timeline

1139First Stone Buildings

Henry, son of David I of Scotland, becomes Earl of Northumberland. He probably creates the motte and bailey and erects the first stone buildings at Warkworth.

Find out more about the history of Warkworth Castle

1157An Official Castle

Henry II grants the castle and manor to Roger fitz Eustace.

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