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Days Out Attractions & Buildings

Tynemouth Priory and Castle

29 March 2013-30 September 2013, Mon-Sun 10am-6pm; 1 Oct 2013-3 Nov 2013, Mon-Sun 10am-4pm; 4 Nov 2013-31 March 2014 Sat & Sun 10am-4pm. Adult £4.70, Conc. £4.20, Child £2.80, family £12.20 The priory is situated on a rocky outcrop at the mouth of the river Tyne. Originally an Anglican monastery (destroyed in the 9th century) it was re-founded a religious house in 1085 with a colony of Benedictine monks. Building on the great Norman church began in 1090 and the whole monastery was substantially completed by the end of the 13th century. Today, much of the priory church remains standing to a good height.

Location

Pier Road

Tynemouth

NE30 4BZ

T: 0191 2571090

W: www.english-heritage.org.uk