Alnwick Castle in Alnwick, Northumberland dates back to 1096 and is very popular with visitors to Northumberland, receiving over 800,000 visitors per year. Many are fans of the Harry Potter book and film series who recognise it's interior and exterior as "Hogwarts". Alnwick Castle is open seasonally from the end of March until the end of October. Alnwick Castle can be found in Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1NQ - approximately 50 minutes drive north from our bed and breakfast accommodation. If you're planning a visit we recommend booking your tickets in advance online and saving 5%. The link to buy with online discount is here: Alnwick Castle Discounted Online Booking (opens in a new window). More information about the castle, it's opening times and what's inside can be found on their website: Alnwick Castle.
You can watch a short video of Alnwick Castle in Northumberland here...
The latest 2016 Alnwick Castle visitor guide is available to view and also download here. A high-quality download link is beneath the preview.
The following article provides information about the history of Alnwick Castle...
The Alnwick Gardens is a complex of gardens adjacent to Alnwick Castle located on Denwick Lane, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 1YU. Their homepage is here and you can see for yourself what Alnwick Gardens has to offer in this short video...
You can also read and download comprehensive information about the gardens here...
If you're looking for bed and breakfast accommodation for your visit to Alnwick Castle or Alnwick Gardens our guest house room prices and availability are here: book online.
Sunderland Illuminations 2016
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