Tynemouth Priory and Castle


Tynemouth Castle and Priory has beautiful views overlooking the North Sea and the River Tyne.

Discover the story of this fortification from its origins as an Iron Age settlement, through its history as an Anglo-Saxon monastery, a royal castle and a coastal defence. The gun battery was designed to defend the Tyne in the First and Second World Wars.

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Dog information :
Dogs on leads welcome are welcome at Tynemouth Priory and Castle.
Attraction Type :
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Pier Road
Tyne and Wear
NE30 4BZ

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