Bamburgh is a Village on the
northeast coast of England in
Northumberland, 19 miles south of
Berwick Upon Tweed, 50 miles
north of Newcastle.
Bamburgh is popular for its Castle, St Aiden Church
burial place of Grace Darling, Grace
Beach, and a number of Bar Diners.
Area Attractions Click on
The image top is from the Main Road
leading down into Bamburgh Centre with the
Castle sitting high above. There is a huge
free Car Park below the Castle, an
inexpensive Car Park up at the Castle, and
the Beach Car Park is along to the left of
The Lord Crew Hotel is
one of a number of establishments in the
Village for Meals and Drinks.
Bamburgh Castle was built from the 1000s
for English Kings to control the area, now
owned by the Armstrong family who have turned
it into a Tourist Attraction.
Church is in the Village Centre, popular
for visits to the Grave of Grace Darling. St
Aiden is said to have built a Wooden Church
on this site in the 600s. The Church seen
today was mainly built in the 1100s and
from Bamburgh was buried at St Aiden Church
in 1842, aged 26. Grace was the daughter of
an English Lighthouse Keeper, famous for her
role in rescuing men from the Paddle Steamer
Forfarshire that ran aground on the
Farne Islands by Bamburgh in 1838.
The RNLI Grace
Darling Museum is next to St Aiden
Church, giving information on her through
Video, Paintings, and Information Rooms.
Hotel is a short walk along from the
Museum. popular for Drinks and Meals.