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Chipchase Castle

A seventeenth-century Jacobean mansion incorporating a substantial fourteenth-century pele tower, standing north of Hadrian's Wall.

Wark, Hexham, Northumberland, NE48 3NT

Chipchase Castle

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Chipchase Castle is a  rugged border castle of the 14th century consisting of a great Pele tower with corner turrets.

The castle was added to later in the 1620s and more comfortable lodgings which were themselves altered in the mid-18th century. In the mid-19th century dining room furniture by Mein of Kelso was installed.

The site features formal and informal gardens, one walled garden is used as a nursery for unusual perennial plants.

Opening Times

2022

1 to 30 June annually. Tours run from 2pm to 5pm.

Please note: The information on the Historic Houses website is advisory, but please always check the website of the house or garden you intend to visit before travelling.

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Admission

Historic Houses members visit free.

Castle & Gardens
Adults: £6
Concessions: £4
Children 7-14: £4
Under 7: FREE

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for the latest information.

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