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.
Step behind the scenes of the Christmas episode in our new exhibition.
Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland: 1342-1408 (Part 3)
Posted 13 days ago
Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland: 1342-1408 (Part 2)
Posted 14 days ago
Henry Percy, 1st Earl of Northumberland: 1342-1408 (Part 1)
Posted 15 days ago
Loose Cannon Event
Posted 109 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.