Welcome to one of Britain's most iconic castles
02 May - 04 May 2015
Watch demonstrations of one of medieval Britain's most powerful weapons - the longbow.
27 Mar - 24 Jul 2015
Learn how to master your broom with our resident wizard professors!
Join the resident costumed artisans of Alnwick Castle for a different medieval craft each day.
Tour the castle's film locations with an entertaining costumed guide!
22 Aug - 26 Aug 2015
Try your hand at making medieval crafts with the Company of Artisans.
03 Dec - 20 Dec 2015
Soak up the festive atmosphere in the magnificent surroundings of Alnwick Castle.
See all the exciting things planned for 2015!
The Lion in Wolf Hall: the story of Harry Percy and Anne Boleyn (part IV)
Posted 47 days ago
The Lion in Wolf Hall: the story of Harry Percy and Anne Boleyn (part III)
The Lion in Wolf Hall: the story of Harry Percy and Anne Boleyn (part II)
Posted 54 days ago
Downton Abbey Christmas special announced
Posted 146 days ago
Downton Abbey came to Alnwick Castle
Posted 221 days ago
World War One commemorated
Posted 223 days ago
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.