Private tour

From Newcastle: Bamburgh Castle & Anglo-Saxon Kings Tour

Activity provider: Iles Tours

From Newcastle: Bamburgh Castle & Anglo-Saxon Kings Tour

Activity provider: Iles Tours

From US$ 280.90 per person

Discover the Ancient warrior kings of Northumberland, visit Bamburgh Castle, and explore Ad Gefrin, England’s first whiskey distillery on this private guided tour.

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Duration 8 hours
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  • Step back in time to the Royal Court of Northumbrian kings and queens
  • Witness the age-old traditions of whisky distilling on a tour of Ad Gefrin
  • Visit the Bamburgh Castle, one of the largest inhabited castles in the country
  • Uncover layers of history dating back to the 7th Century at St Aidan's Church
  • Learn about the medieval Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Northumbria from your guide
Full description

Journey back in time on this private trip from Newcastle. Explore Bamburgh Castle with a guide, visit Ad Gefrin, the first whiskey distillery in England, and learn about the ancient Kings of Northumbria at the Anglo-Saxon Museum.

Leave Newcastle and head out into Northumbria. First, visit Ad Gefrin, and learn about the early process of distilling whiskey. Next, explore the Anglo-Saxon Museum. Learn about Northumbria's history as a powerful kingdom in the British Isles and hear stories of its cunning and ferocious kings. Next, travel to Bamburgh to visit St. Aidan’s Church and Bamburgh Castle. Explore these ancient sites before returning to your accommodation at the end of the day.

  • Guided tour of Ad Gefrin and Bamburgh
  • Entry to sites
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Please meet your guide outside the front of the Bridge Hotel in Newcastle, opposite Newcastle's Castle.

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Product ID: 426634