The Bamburgh Castle Inn
“Harbourside inn with superb Farne Islands views” - AA Inspector
With its prime location on the quayside giving wraparound sea views as far as the Farne Islands, this is surely one of the best situated pubs anywhere along Northumberland’s stunning coast. Dating back to the 18th century, the inn has been transformed in more recent times to offer superb bar and dining areas plus seating outside. Children and dogs are welcomed, and imaginative pub dishes of locally sourced food represent excellent value. Typical of these are slow-cooked beef brisket in a minted jus; black pudding and caramelised onion pork burger topped with mushrooms and cheese, and pesto penne pasta and feta. Game comes from Bamburgh Castle and Cragside, and shellfish from Seahouses fishermen.
- Children welcome
- Children's portions
- Free Wifi
- Open all year
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About The area
If it’s history you’re after, there’s heaps of it in Northumberland. On Hadrian’s Wall you can imagine scarlet-cloaked Roman legionaries keeping watch for painted Pictish warriors while cursing the English weather and dreaming of home. Desolate battlefield sites and hulking fortresses such as Alnwick, Dunstanburgh, Bamburgh and Warkworth are reminders that this, until not so very long ago, was a contested border region. The ruins of Lindisfarne bear witness to the region’s early Christian history.
Northumberland also has some of Britain’s best beaches. On summer days, and even in winter, you’ll see surfers and other brave souls making the most of the coast. Inland, there are some great walks and bike rides in the dales of the Cheviot Hills and the Simonsides – just hilly enough to be interesting, without being brutally steep. There's dramatic scenery in the High Pennines, where waterfalls plunge into deep valleys, and there are swathes of heather-scented moorland. Northumberland National Park covers over 400 square miles of moorland and valleys with clear streams and pretty, stone-built villages. It’s just the place for wildlife watching too. You’ll find flocks of puffins, guillemots and other seabirds around the Farne Islands, and seals and dolphins offshore.
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