This distinctive and highly decorative gatehouse-tower of a castle was built by the wealthy Sir William Hylton shortly before 1400.
An exciting HLF funded project is due to complete, and the castle itself is due to open, in late Spring 2019. Acess to grounds only during project works. Any reasonable time during daylight hours.
Parking: Car parking is available at the site.
Access: There are pathways around the grounds with reasonably good disabled access.
Opening Times: An exciting HLF funded project is due to complete, and the castle itself is due to open, in summer 2019. Please see hyltoncastle.org.uk for additional information.
HOW TO REACH
Car parking is available at the site.
3 3⁄4 miles west of Sunderland
Postcode : SR5 3PA
Latitude : 54.922063
Longtitude : -1.442321
Stagecoach services 3, 13; Go North East services 26 & 56
Seaburn Metro (2 1⁄2 miles) then bus 99; Pallion Metro then bus 29, 29A, 39 or 39A
SR5 3PA Sunderland