Welcome to one of Britain's most iconic castles
27 Mar - 27 Oct 2015
Join the resident costumed artisans of Alnwick Castle for a different medieval craft each day.
Learn how to master your broom with our resident wizard professors!
Alnwick Castle stars as the location for Downton's Christmas special!
Day of the Duchess
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We will remember them
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National Poetry Day
Posted 78 days ago
Downton Abbey Christmas special announced
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Downton Abbey came to Alnwick Castle
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World War One commemorated
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ALNWICK-DOTE OF THE WEEK
If you can't decide whether your Christmas dinner next...
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How about that for a library?! :)
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"It's splendid. Harry Potter filmed exteriors there, but I believe this is the f...
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1066-1315: The first generation of the Percy family in England moved to these shores after the Battle of Hastings.
1315-1403: Border warfare and the rise of Alnwick's teenage knight, Harry Hotspur.
c.1364-1403: Harry Hotspur, Alnwick's most famous son and England's most famous knight.
1413-1670: From battle-hardened warriors to a lover of Anne Boleyn and a gunpowder plotter.
1670-1750: The three year-old Percy heiress, her three marriages and the rise of the Dukes of Somerset.
1740-1786: Restorers of Alnwick Castle; passionate collectors; renowned, fashionable hosts.
1742-1899: A soldier, a volunteer army, Roman antiquities, and a Victoria Cross recipient.
1900-1994: Two World Wars, star-crossed lovers, politics and filmmaking.
Ralph Percy, 12th and current Duke of Northumberland, still lives at Alnwick Castle with his family.