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Alnwick Castle is one of the largest inhabited castles in England. Home to the Duke of Northumberland's family, the Percys, for over 700 years, it has witnessed drama, intrigue, tragedy and romance. From stunning art collections and sumptuous State...more
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Alnwick Castle | Greenwell Lane, Alnwick NE66 1NQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a lovely time at the castle. It was lovely to see the vista and try to guess where scenes from Harry Potter took place. The broomstick Training was hilarious and such a laugh and was the highlight of our day.

Thank Cookieka
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A castle worth seeing in a county with no shortage of castles . The gardens are worth seeing as well . The owners are not shy about opportunities to sell you stuff but running a castle doesn’t come cheap . Any Harry Potter probably needs...More

Thank JRP-Bkk
Reviewed 2 days ago

Had a lovely afternoon after visiting the gardens. Loved looking around the rooms in the castle seeing the beautiful furnishings, furniture, lighting, etc. The grounds are wonderful too. Will definitely return soon.

Thank KnoxE
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The castle itself is ok, there’s not a lot to do apart from walk around and look at the castle, which a lot of people will like I’m sure. It’s a bit boring for me. And it’s a lot of money to pay to walk...More

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Granted, visiting castle and gardens (you pay a separate fee for both) is not cheap, but it really is a lovely day out. Thoroughly enjoyed the Poison Garden as well as all the stunning Delphiniums. State rooms are beautiful, and the little ones can enjoy...More

Thank RTM1908
Reviewed 3 days ago

An excellent venue. Reasonably priced and tickets can be valuated to last a year at no extra cost. It took us between two and three hours to see what was hopefully everything. Great being allowed right in to the Duke's own living quarters where the...More

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited the castle only but you could also purchase tickets for the gardens discounted when brought together. The castle has a car park which charges £3.00 but if you head for the main car park in town you get 4 hours for FREE! which...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 3 days ago

.... and to watch England play Croatia, even though we did lose! Came here to see Chic and Nial Rogers and got the added bonus of seeing the England game on a huge outdoor screen with a few thousand others.... and a few pints!

Thank the_wagsta
Reviewed 3 days ago

Lets get the moan out of the way first! You have to pay £3.00 to park in the Alnwick Castle/Gardens car park and then the entrance fee on top - most other attractions in the area give you back the car parking fee when you...More

Thank Cliff J
Reviewed 3 days ago

Expensive to visit but got a discount by booking online beforehand. Great place to visit, full of history. Definitely will return.

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