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Alnwick Castle

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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 4 days ago via mobile

Found out that the castle was closed due to the duke and duchess being in residence, you could pay to walk round the gardens but it wasn’t A very nice day so we still managed to have a lovely look around and took some great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Mummymazza2
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a day out, fantastic. Please take advantage to any opportunity you have to visit here you wont be disappointed, brilliant customer service, catered for all, lush grounds. Fantastic Castle, go on give it a go.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jacqueline m
Reviewed 1 week ago

This castle is just about as complete as one could expect. No piles of 'stone' but a fully function castle home. There are a range of tours to take, all well worth the time, this castle needs a couple of visits to see everything.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Crane-Maker
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited as a group of 33 in October and found booking our group in to be very straightforward, as well as paying on the day. The castle complex with the garden is huge, and it’s great that they offer several guided tours with different...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Supplied here as a business loads and staff always great and tonight called in to see George & Larry Lamb on tour. Pleasant staff great venue space although wife said she was a little cold at times but hey ho great place as always

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was my dream to visit the Alnwick Castle which is more familiar to many as Hogwarts School in the Harry Potter movies. The building is also home to the dukes of Northumberland. There is plenty to see for the adults and young visitors as...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dansusan038
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very photogenic which is of course why it has been used as a film set but also interesting for its architecture even in winter

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chris c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Alnwick Castle as a family and had a great day out. A great mix of history, interaction, talks and outdoor fun. The staff were engaging and our children enjoyed the broom stick session, which was great fun. We had lunch there and it...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

How can you describe ALNWICK castle..It is magnificent..Full of wonder and mystery. A joy for all ages .Make time for fantastic day for the family to stroll through the wonderful gardens .The cascading waters are amazing..I have visited several times and each time I find...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank EleanorT143
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place - the interior is beautiful. We really enjoyed exploring outside - including broom stick riding and the guided tour. Stunning countryside. The tree top board walk (closer to the entrance of the whole site) is great for kids and there’s a small...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Karen S
25 October 2018|
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Response from 265angie | Reviewed this property |
You can buy separate tickets for gardn and for castle. Activities in castle are included in your entrance ticket for castle
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LauraB2611
29 September 2018|
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Response from AlnwickCastleInfo | Property representative |
Hi there, Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted within Alnwick Castle, Alnwick Castle's grounds or The Alnwick Garden unless for assistance purposes. There is a public dog walking path called The Pastures which gives a... More
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14 August 2018|
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Response from Paul_Gerrard13 | Reviewed this property |
It’s not that scary, a shaky rope bridge and a dragon head appearing in the last scene lasts off of 10minutes there were young ones in with us and they were not over bothered
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