Castles and Fortifications of England and Wales

HARBOTTLE CASTLE


HARBOTTLE CASTLE
Photo Terry Walsh

A 1159 large shell keep castle with two baileys, strengthened at the end of the 12th century after being captured. By the 16th century it was in a poor state of repair and in 1865 much of the remaining stone was removed to build a manor house nearby.


 

Directions
Off the B6344, 10 miles west of Rothbury and the A697.
Harbottle, Northumberland NE65 7DG

 



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