Welcome to one of Britain's most iconic castles
08 Sep - 22 Oct 2015
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays only. Join a guide to hear one of the castle's many stories.
01 Sep - 01 Nov 2015
Take a tour of the State Rooms and discover the magnificent art and furniture collections.
26 Jul - 01 Nov 2015
Learn how to master your broom with our resident wizard professors!
04 Jul - 01 Nov 2015
Join our knowledgeable guides to hear fascinating stories of the castle's architecture and history.
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!
See all the exciting things planned for 2015!
Today in history: the death of the 4th Earl
Posted 126 days ago
The Lion in Wolf Hall: the story of Harry Percy and Anne Boleyn (part IV)
Posted 180 days ago
The Lion in Wolf Hall: the story of Harry Percy and Anne Boleyn (part III)
Loose Cannon Event
Posted 23 days ago
Downton Abbey Christmas special announced
Posted 280 days ago
Downton Abbey came to Alnwick Castle
Posted 355 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.