Brougham Castle

Cumbria, England

City/Town/Village: Clifton
District: Eden
County: Cumbria
Latitude/Longitude: 54.654, -2.71558
Postcode: CA10 2AA
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In a picturesque setting beside the crossing of the River Eamont in Cumbria, Brougham Castle was founded in the early 13th century. This great keep largely survives, amid many later buildings - including the unusual double gatehouse and impressive 'Tower of League'. Both a formidable barrier against Scots invaders and a prestigious residence, the castle welcomed Edward I in 1300. A complex of passages and spiral stairways makes Brougham a fascinating castle to explore, as well as an ideal picnic setting for a family day out. The keep top provides panoramic views over the Eden Valley.
Adults: £3.70
Children: £1.90
Concessions: £3.10
EH Member Cost: Free

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