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". It has also been used as a filming location for tv series Downton Abbey.
Alnwick Castle is open seasonally from the end of March until the end of October.
If you are planning a visit to Alnwick Castle we recommend booking your tickets 24 hours in advance online and saving 10%. 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.
Please note that Alnwick Castle is currently closed for winter and will re-open on 31st March 2017.
The following article provides information about the history of Alnwick Castle...
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