Welcome to one of Britain's most iconic castles
21 Oct - 29 Oct 2014
Join our knowledgeable guides to hear fascinating stories of the castle's architecture and history.
Brave the darkness of the dragon's lair before coming face-to-face with the fearsome beast.
30 Oct - 26 Mar 2015
Alnwick Castle will reopen for the new season on 27th March 2015.
28 Oct - 29 Oct 2014
Try your hand at making medieval crafts with the Company of Artisans.
21 Oct - 23 Oct 2014
Steady your arm and try your hand at one of England's oldest skills.
05 Dec - 06 Dec 2014
Soak up the festive atmosphere in the magnificent surroundings of Alnwick Castle.
Take broomstick training on the same spot as Harry's first lesson!
National Poetry Day
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Alnwick Castle 2014 television advert
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Downton Abbey came to Alnwick Castle
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World War One commemorated
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Clash of knights at Alnwick Castle
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"It was amazing, as soon as I got there I ran onto the Quidditch pitch and was,...
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“Highclere Castle, where Downton is usually shot is stunning to film in but, fra...
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The castle is looking particularly beautiful in today's afternoon sun :)
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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.