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iVisit.... Alnwick Castle

  • Alnwick Castle Alnwick Northumberland, NE66 1NQ United Kingdom (map)

Alnwick Castle has belonged to the family of Ralph Percy, 12th Duke of Northumberland, for over 700 years. It is an important part of British heritage; its walls are steeped in history and filled with tales of warfare, romance and chivalry.

From centuries of history to Potter inspired magic - there is plenty to explore. Alnwick Castle's magnificent Italianate state rooms are home to one of the country's finest private collections of art, furniture and ceramics. 

The Castle also houses numerous exhibitions and museums in which you can explore such things as, the impact of the first world war on the castle, the history of the northumberland fusiliers and their unbroken record of service from 1674 to the present day and Harry Hotspur, the Castle's most famous son, just to name a few.

If you're after something a little darker, take a look at what dwells beneath to castle walls, the lost cellars, a dark adventure not for the faint hearted!!

Continuing the long history of entertainment and hospitality, Alnwick Castle offers a variety of food and drink options. Whatever your appetite, chose from the tasty and affordable options. Find a cosy spot indoors or take a seat at the outside tables - perfect for relaxing in the sun whilst soaking up the magnificent atmosphere of this medieval castle.

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