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How to get toBamburgh Castlecar-free

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Visit Bamburgh Castle car-free

Visit by bus for just £2 each way. Most buses in England are offering £2 Single Fares until 31st December 2024. Our journey planner will show you if your route is included, or you can find a full list of participating operators and routes here.

It’s easy to reach Bamburgh Castle between Berwick-upon-Tweed and Alnwick car-free.

Bus X18 from Berwick-upon-Tweed stops not far from Bamburgh Castle. Buses leave from Golden Square regularly. The journey takes about 40 minutes. Jump off at Lord Crewe Hotel in front of the castle. Enter the castle lawn and stroll for about 10 minutes to reach the castle.

There are also buses from: Alnwick near Alnmouth (about 70 mins, buses X18 and X18) and Morpeth (2 hrs 30 mins, bus X18).

There are direct trains to Berwick-upon-Tweed from: Alnmouth (about 20 mins), Morpeth (30 mins), Edinburgh (45 mins), Newcastle (45 mins), Durham (60 mins), Darlington (70 mins), Glasgow (110 mins), York (2 hours) and London (4 hours).

Cyclists welcome - plan your route here

Avoid £4 parking fee when travelling sustainably.

Here’s some information on accessibility on buses and trains.

About Bamburgh Castle

Overlooking the North Sea and Northumberland countryside, the rugged seafront offers the perfect backdrop to this burly fortress.
Home to stunning Norman architecture and unique archeological finds, Bamburgh Castle is a pillar of ancient British history.

For any queries about visiting contact Bamburgh Castle on +44(0)1668 214208 or administrator@bamburghcastle.com

Address: Bamburgh Castle Bamburgh Northumberland NE69 7DF. Visit Website