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 Darling
Beach, and a number of Bar Diners.
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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 Castle.
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
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 1200s.
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.
The Victoria Hotel
is a short walk along from the Museum. popular
for Drinks and Meals.