Welcome to one of Britain's most iconic castles
01 Nov 2015 - 24 Mar 2016
Alnwick Castle will reopen for the new season on 24th March 2016.
24 Mar - 29 Mar 2016
Meet Doctor John Greene, a celebrated medieval alchemist, for wacky experiments!
30 Mar - 01 Apr 2016
Meet the traditional English Fool who 'hath not so much brains as earwax' - havoc and high jinks all round!
Try your hand at making medieval crafts with the Company of Artisans.
29 Mar - 31 Mar 2016
Experience the courtly entertainment of medieval music-making with these travelling minstrels.
Step behind the scenes of the Christmas episode in our new exhibition.
Henry Percy, 2nd Earl of Northumberland: 1393-1455
Posted 9 days ago
Mary, Queen of Scots
Posted 66 days ago
Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland: 1342-1408 (Part 3)
Posted 91 days ago
Loose Cannon Event
Posted 187 days ago
Downton Abbey Christmas special announced
Posted over a year ago
Downton Abbey came to Alnwick Castle
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.