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Warkworth Castle

Well worth a visit and lots of good photographic opportunities.It is unclear as to when a castle was first constructed here but some think Prince Henry of Scotland was the first builder in the 11th century.

Owned by the Percy family it is believed that they preferred Warkworth to the more prestigious Alnwick castle.

 

 Warkworth Castle 

The Gatehouse...this is what Wikipedia says

"The gatehouse in the centre of the south curtain wall mostly dates from the 13th century. It was originally accessed via adrawbridge and visitors had to pass through two gates, one at either end of the passage, and aportcullis ."

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 If you would like to stay for a holiday in Warkworth then there are a selection of holiday cottages mentioned here.