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Just off the A1 and easily accessible by train and bus, Alnwick Castle is perfectly situated in the heart of Northumberland - away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

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Alnwick Castle
NE66 1NQ

Telephone: 01665 511 100
Email: info@alnwickcastle.com

By road

Alnwick Castle is just off the A1 at Alnwick, and is well signposted. The main castle car park is just off Denwick Lane (B1340); the postcode for the car park is NE66 1YU (parking charge is £3.50 per vehicle for the day).

There is additional public parking in various locations in and around Alnwick, please follow the parking signs.

Please note, the exit to Denwick Lane from the A1 northbound will be closed during April 2014, due to re-surfacing of the northbound carriageway. To reach the car park at this time, leave the A1 via the first exit to Alnwick and follow the road through to Alnwick's war memorial monument, before turning right (onto the B1340) for the car park.

By bus

There are bus stops and a bus station in the centre of Alnwick, with buses connecting Alnwick to the surrounding towns as well as the city of Newcastle (the X15 and X18 buses both run from Haymarket bus station). It is approximately a five minute walk to the castle from the bus station. Click here for more information.

By rail

The main east coast line from London to Edinburgh stops at Alnmouth, which is four miles from Alnwick. A taxi or bus (X18) can be taken from Alnmouth (a journey of approximately 10 minutes).

By air and sea

Newcastle International Airport and the Port of Tyne are 35 miles away.

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