Recreating the feeling of being a medieval soldier on patrol, families can stroll round Langley Castle during a 40 minute guided tour. They'll wander through the multi-levelled garderobe tower, down spiral staircases and stone arches, through the restored rooftop chapel with its stained glass windows, and across the imposing battlements. Here, guests will get a unique view of the Roman landmark Hadrian's Wall in the distance, as well as the 12-acre Langley estate. The castle has a rich history, and visitors can learn all about the one-time owner the Earl of Derwentwater, who was executed in the 18th century for his part in Jacobite uprisings
Set deep in the heart of Northumberland, Langley Castle offers tours of its 14th century battlements, a two AA rosette-awarded restaurant serving English classics with a twist, and also puts on castle weddings for brides and grooms after an atmospheric venue. Langley also offers unique accommodation, with a choice of feature, deluxe or castle view rooms, some of which contain sauna and spa baths.
With over 1,600 Likes on Facebook, Langley Castle Hotel has a sizeable online presence, and gives regular updates of upcoming offers through its Twitter page with over 2,700 followers. The hotel has received positive responses from TripAdvisor users, who've noted the impressive, stately setting, friendly staff and tasty restaurant.
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