Northumbrian Gathering: Morpeth Castle Open Days

Morpeth, Northumberland

Saturday 6 April to Sunday 7 April 2024, 10am-4pm

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Join us to explore Morpeth Castle on Saturday 6 - Sunday 7 April 2024, 10am-4pm. 

We have teamed up again with the Northumbrian Gathering to include drop-in free family friendly activities throughout the weekend. Expect live music, storytelling, historical reinactors and family-friendly heritage activities

Landmark Open Days are family friendly and we welcome all ages. These free open days will be an opportunity to see inside this local landmark and learn more about its history and restoration.

The Landmark we know today as Morpeth Castle was originally a gatehouse built at the entrance to the castle from which it gets its name and it sits on a hill with fine views of the town and the River Wansbeck.

  • Pre-booking via Eventbrite is preferred but not essential. 
  • leaflets on the building's history and children's activity sheets will be available on site.
  • Parking is available in the town.


Please note that due to the nature of our historic buildings and places, some may not be suitable for those with limited mobility or certain disabilities.

At Morpeth Castle, there is limited parking, cobbled stones in the castles courtyard and steps into the castle.

We do all we can to enable access wherever possible; for further information or if you have any access concerns that you’d like to discuss before visiting, please contact our Booking Enquiries team on 01628 825925 or [email protected]. The Booking Office is open Mon to Fri - 9am to 5pm.