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Neville Tower

Bamburgh, Northumberland

We are thrilled to present Neville Tower, part of Northumberland’s iconic Bamburgh Castle and one of the most unique holiday homes to be launched on the Northumberland Coast for many years.

Neville Tower

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Overview

We are thrilled to present Neville Tower, part of Northumberland’s iconic Bamburgh Castle and one of the most unique holiday homes to be launched on the Northumberland Coast for many years.

Part of Northumberland's iconic Bamburgh Castle

The Tower, which has spacious accommodation over three floors, has been fully renovated to a high standard throughout and sits within the walls of Bamburgh Castle, moments from Bamburgh's stunning beach. The highlight is the impressive top floor living area with incredible far-reaching views to the north and south over Bamburgh beach, the Farne Islands and Holy Island.

On the first floor there’s a fully-equipped kitchen with informal dining area, bedroom with king size bed and bathroom with bath with shower over.

The ground floor is split level with an entrance hall at one level leading down to a second bedroom with zip and link beds (which can be super king or twin) and adjacent WC, providing privacy for two couples holidaying together. Both bedrooms are spacious with fabulous views over Bamburgh’s magnificent beach, whilst the kitchen overlooks the village and the Castle Keep and Inner Ward.

The period styling includes heritage colours by Farrow & Ball, Jim Lawrence lighting, bespoke curtains and cushions in sumptuous crewel, linen and velvet fabrics and beautiful wool throws by innovative Welsh designer Melin Tregwynt.

Property details

Entrance

On entering the property, there is a small entrance hall with cloakroom area with coat hooks. The property sits on 3 levels with 32 steps in total from top to bottom.

Lower Ground Floor

Bedroom two with zip and link beds that can be 6' super king or 3' twins on request, wardrobe, chest of drawers, dressing table and decorative feature fireplace.

Adjacent to the bedroom is a WC and basin.

First Floor

Kitchen with single oven with 4 ring electric hob, fridge with freezer box, washing machine, dishwasher, microwave and Nespresso machine. The kitchen is well-equipped with plenty of good quality china, glasses and cookware. There is a dining table (seats 4) for informal dining.

Family bathroom with bath with shower over, basin and WC.

Bedroom one with king size bed, large armoire and dressing table. Hanging space is provided in a wardrobe on the landing above.

Second floor

Landing with study area with desk.

Open-plan living area with dining table (seats 6) and seating area with two sofas, TV with Freeview and DVD player, DVDs, books and games. This impressive room has magnificent far reaching views to the north and south over the beach to the Farne Islands and Holy Island.

Outside

There is no private outside space at Neville Tower, however the beach is just a few minutes’ walk from the Tower. There are a number of apartments within the Castle and guests are asked to be considerate to other residents when in the grounds. Picnics are not allowed in the grounds other than in a designated area. During Castle opening hours, guests should not be using any wheeled toys, bicycles, etc within the grounds and ball games are not permitted at any time.

Parking

There is no vehicular access to Neville Tower other than unloading on arrival and loading on departure. Guests can park free of charge in car parks outwith the Castle walls and access Neville Tower on foot. A map will be provided on arrival that clearly marks temporary parking for loading and unloading along with car parks for longer term parking.

Babies & Children

A travel cot and highchair are available on request.

Dogs

Regretfully Neville Tower is not suitable for pets.

Guest amenities

The beds are made up with high quality Egyptian cotton bed linen, feather and duck down duvets and pillows. Hypoallergenic bedding is available for bedroom one on request. A hairdryer is provided in both bedrooms. Guest toiletries are provided along with luxurious bath sheets and hand towels.

Wi-Fi & Mobile Coverage

Wi-Fi is available. There is adequate mobile coverage on most networks.

Heating

The property has oil fired central heating.

Guest Privacy - Important

Neville Tower is an integral part of Bamburgh Castle which is open to the public every day from mid-February until the end of October. The opening hours are 10am to 5pm. The rest of the year, the castle is open at weekends only from 11am to 4.30pm. Guests should therefore be aware that there will be members of the public in the Castle and grounds during these times.

Discounted entry to the Castle is included.

There are weddings held at the Castle throughout the year which usually include a drinks reception on the battlements between 5pm and 7pm. Please contact us if you have any concerns.

There are also events, including filming, taking place at the castle. Please click here for further information. Guests may attend outdoor concerts or events run by the castle free of charge, but tickets would have to be purchased for any concerts held in the Kings Hall or those run by outside agencies, outdoors.

Additional Accommodation

For guests looking to holiday together, Bamburgh Castle Holiday Cottages also have Grove House sleeping 4, Kingfisher Cottage sleeping 2+2, Rose Cottage sleeping 4, Curlew Cottage sleeping 2+2, Sandhills sleeping 3 and St Aidan's Lodge sleeping 4. The properties are all located in Bamburgh village.

Location

With friendly local shops, quaint tea-rooms, cosy pubs and restaurants on the doorstep as well as miles upon miles of stunning white sands within walking distance it is part of the reason visitors return to this area year-after-year, and why it remains one of the most popular beach destinations in England.

For dining-out, you can enjoy fantastic seafood at The Potted Lobster; the Mizen for a superior eating experience; or the Victoria Hotel if you like great pub food and a great chat next to the fire. Alternatively try the Castle Hotel for a good pub meal and pretty beer garden; or The Copper Kettle a characterful little tea-room serving a selection of freshly baked scones, cake and light-bites. A short drive will take you to the popular Barn at Beal with amazing views over the causeway to Holy Island, or head a little further down coast to the Ship Inn at Low Newton (9 miles) which has a reputation for serving excellent local food (their crab sandwiches are legendary!) along with ales from their own micro-brewery.

For provisions, The Pantry is a super deli selling meats, cheeses, preserves, freshly baked bread and smoked fish as well as lots of naughty puddings which all come from renowned local suppliers across the area. For picnics or lunches on-the-go, they will prepare sandwiches on request along with freshly ground coffee, or can arrange for food hampers full of gourmet goodies to be made up for your arrival at your holiday home. J Carter has been the village butchers for 125 years serving only the finest locally produced meat, homemade pies and award winning bacon which is cured and smoked on the premises. You will also find a family run greengrocers in the walled garden which was once used to serve the Castle.

Activities

Children and families

Children and families

Here at Crabtree & Crabtree, we like to think we’ve pulled together some rather nifty ideas to keep tots to teens happy and entertained during your stay.

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Fishing

Fishing

Welcome to the realm of the king of fish, the mighty River Tweed. Every year thousands of Atlantic Salmon make their way up river, an annual odyssey that is one of nature's miracles.

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Local food and drink

Local food and drink

Our region is a delectable foodie heaven! From quality local producers to fine dining experiences, there is an outstanding array of choice on offer and everything in between.

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Wildlife

Wildlife

Our region is home to outstanding scenery which boasts emerald forests, pristine lochs and rivers, heathery hillsides, sweeping moorlands as well as a picture perfect coastline.

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Horse riding

Horse riding

Horse riding is intrinsically linked to the history and heritage of the area and goes right back to the 13th and 14th centuries where townspeople would ride the clan’s boundaries to protect their common lands. Thankfully our riding pursuits today are not quite so dramatic!

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Historic houses and castles

Historic houses and castles

With more stately homes, castles and historic sites here than you can shake a proverbial stick at, visitors are quite simply spoilt for choice.

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Shopping, arts and crafts

Shopping, arts and crafts

We are extremely fortunate to have a region where independent shops are king, and to have an area flowing with creativity through its talents in arts, crafts and textiles.

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Walking

Walking

From the lush green uplands to shimmering sea, the area boasts a hugely diverse and enticing landscape that is perfect for exploring on foot. From gentle rambles to long-distance hikes, there are a vast array of trails and waymarked routes for newbie walkers or experienced alike.

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Museums, galleries and culture

Museums, galleries and culture

Our museums tell the story of Borders people and provide a unique insight into our region’s heritage and culture, such as the turbulent past of the Border Reivers or the tragic tale of exiled Mary Queen of Scots.

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Cycling & mountain biking

Cycling & mountain biking

Whether you ride fast or slow, on-road or off-road, there is something uniquely special about enjoying some outdoor time on two wheels. Here in the region we have something for everyone from high-energy mountain biking blasts to gentle forest paths the whole family can enjoy.

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Classes at your holiday home

Classes at your holiday home

Enjoy art, cookery, photography, flower or chocolate classes or whisky tasting in the comfort of your own holiday home...

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Shooting

Shooting

For sheer variety alone Northumberland and the Scottish Borders are irresistible to any gun.

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Ancestral history research

Ancestral history research

Crabtree & Crabtree know that tracing the history of your family can be a wonderful journey of discovery. Here are our top tips for starting your family tree.

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Spas and beauty treatments

Spas and beauty treatments

Everyone needs a little time-out to relax and for many that may involve a little pampering, the chance to experience new therapies, or simply some dedicated ‘me time’ to enjoy or practise disciplines which bring a sense of well-being and good health.

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Adventure Sports

Adventure Sports

If you love a challenge or just crave a little excitement away from the day-to-day bustle of working life, we have lots to offer - whether it be watery pursuits, muddy blasts or thrill seeking, adrenaline-charged adventures.

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Gardens

Gardens

If your passion is beautiful gardens a visit to our area will not disappoint. Spend a little time here and discover some spectacular gardens through the ever changing vista of the seasons.

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Golf

Golf

There are 40 golf courses in Northumberland, and another 21 in the Scottish Borders offering visitors an incredibly wide and varied range of golfing options.

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Services

Cooks and Chefs

Cooks and Chefs

Our region is a natural larder so it’s really no surprise that we are fortunate to have such a wonderful choice of first class chefs and cooks on hand.

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Additional Housekeeping

Additional Housekeeping

Award yourself a real break and let us provide a pair (or more) of helping hands.

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Babysitting and Nannies

Babysitting and Nannies

Relax, explore the local area, enjoy a long lunch or a romantic evening out by hiring one of our fully qualified registered and experienced nannies or babysitters to come to your house.

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Dog Sitting

Dog Sitting

Our experienced dog sitters will look after your furry friends whilst you are out exploring.

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Fresh Flowers

Fresh Flowers

Fresh cut flowers delivered to your holiday home.

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Beauty and spa treatments

Beauty and spa treatments

Everyone needs some pampering, whatever the occasion.

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Holiday photography

Holiday photography

Family holidays, reunions and honeymoons kindle priceless moments that deserve preserving.

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Wine Delivery

Wine Delivery

Crabtree & Crabtree have teamed up with Corney & Barrow one of the longest established independent Wine Merchants in the UK to offer a bespoke service.

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Reviews

"We thought the accommodation was wonderful. Your service was very good. Thank you for a truly unforgettable holiday and your excellent role as agent."

Schofield family

"We really loved Neville Tower in Bamburgh Castle and have already booked a return visit next summer. It was a real privilege to stay there and we had a lovely time."

Allerton family

"We just wanted to say what a wonderful holiday we had at Neville Tower. The accommodation itself was outstanding – very clean, beautifully furnished and extremely comfortable. Not to mention the views which were breath-taking. The welcome pack was tremendous and very much appreciated. It was very easy to book through Crabtree & Crabtree. The website page for Neville Tower was very informative not only in the description of the accommodation but also additional information regarding the area and local amenities. The information we received via email was also informative and our queries answered efficiently. We have recommended Neville Tower and Crabtree & Crabtree to all our friends and family. Thank you again for a wonderful holiday. We hope to book with Crabtree & Crabtree again soon."

Eyles family

"We had an amazing time! The Tower is even better than the photos and we were very cosy and comfortable. The views and access to the beach and castle were fabulous and we had gorgeous weather too which made it even better - we really didn't want to go home! The welcome pack was the best we've ever had and the housekeepers did a great job in making everything just right for our arrival."

Martin family

"Everything was as advertised and top quality. Everything was ready and waiting on arrival including a surprising and generous welcome pack which added a real fizz to the evening. The apartment was clean and tidy with everything provided to make for a comfortable stay. The views from every aspect were wonderful. I actually felt privileged to be staying in the grounds of a Castle with such a rich history."

Hastie family

"Just to say we had a fab time at Neville Tower – it was even better than we thought. Thanks for all your arrangements, lovely welcome pack and a warm relaxing comfortable apartment. Brilliant as ever."

Mcgill family

"The property was simply perfect, could not fault it at all, we had a lovely time. You could spend the whole holiday just standing by the different windows watching the light change. We also find your service excellent, and I have recommended you to others - love your welcome packs, a nice pack does make such a difference. I sincerely hope we will be seeing you again soon."

Kirkby family

"Thanks for a wonderful holiday! Staying in Bamburgh Castle was incredible and totally unique. We couldn't fault the housekeeping and the apartment - the welcome hamper was a really nice touch. Also, big thank you to the Crabtree & Crabtree team for a professional, smooth and friendly booking. Rest assured we will be using you again in the near future."

Withers family

"It was AWESOME!! You MUST try the place out….it’s fabulous. Truly. We had THE most amazing time. Ever. The beds were SO comfy…really comfy. The place is SO warm. The heating system worked it’s little cotton socks off. Nice and cosy it was. Knackered but happy."

Hood family

"Just a little line to say what a wonderful weekend we have had at Neville Tower. A truly magical spot, spectacular views and so lovely to be just steps from our favourite beach. The tower is so well kept and we loved the little touches like the welcome pack and super fluffy towels!"

Hendry family

"Thank you for another excellent break at Neville Tower we enjoyed every minute of our stay. The accommodation was excellent."

Hedley family

"Just to say how much my family and I enjoyed our stay at Neville Tower as part of my “significant “ birthday treat. The furnishings were exquisite, fully equipped kitchen and spotlessly clean. The luxurious welcome hamper was very much appreciated too. I have been visiting Bamburgh often over the last 40 plus years and therefore to actually stay within Bamburgh  castle itself was magical."

Ms Bradbury & family
Location Within the walls of Bamburgh Castle.
Dogs
  • Sorry, dogs are not allowed.
Arrival / Departure
  • Typical arrival day: Friday, with the additional option of Monday during low season only.
  • Arrival time: 4pm
  • Departure time: 10am
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This is an unashamedly unique apartment with unmatched views, located within the historic walls of one of England's most iconic castles. The little things we love...
"This is an unashamedly unique apartment with unmatched views, located within the historic walls of one of England's most iconic castles."
Francis, owner of Bamburgh Castle
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