What's on

Closed for winter

01 Nov 2015 - 24 Mar 2016

Alnwick Castle will reopen for the new season on 24th March 2016.

Potter-Inspired Characters

18 Jun - 19 Jun 2016

Put on your best robe and bring your wand to these magic performances!

Trouvère Minstrels

29 Mar - 31 Mar 2016

Experience the courtly entertainment of medieval music-making with these travelling minstrels.

Peterkin the Jester

30 Mar - 01 Apr 2016

Meet the traditional English Fool who 'hath not so much brains as earwax' - havoc and high jinks all round!

Crafts with the Company of Artisans

24 Mar - 29 Mar 2016

Try your hand at making medieval crafts with the Company of Artisans.

Working at Alnwick Castle

Alnwick Castle is one of the largest visitor attractions in the North East, and is an exciting and varied place to work. Please take a look at our vacancies below to see if there is a role to suit your skills and interests.

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Join the team!

Alnwick Castle is one of the largest and most iconic tourist attractions in the North East. The castle brings employment, education and a broader economic base to this rural area.

Most jobs at Alnwick Castle involve dealing with visitors, or potential visitors, and we are dedicated to the highest standards of customer service. We are all ambassadors for the castle. Attitude and aptitude can be more important than lots of experience, and in some roles we can offer real flexibility - there are opportunities for people with all kinds of needs.

Every year, we employ extra staff during the busy summer season. Our summer recruitment takes place well before the summer begins, with applications considered in the spring. If you would like to spend your summer working at Alnwick Castle, please check our current vacancies below.

Any future vacancies will be posted on this page.



Seasonal Kitchen Assistant

Alnwick Castle is looking for a season Kitchen Assistant to assist partly with basic food preparation (such as sandwiches and pizzas) during our busy open season, and to work alongside kitchen porters to maintain kitchen cleanliness or to carry out any other tasks set out by the Head Chef. Some basic kitchen experience would be preferred. Food hygiene training will be provided.

To apply for this role, please download and complete our application form, or send a C.V. by post to

Jonathon McManus

Head Chef

Alnwick Castle



NE66 1NQ


or by email to Jonathon.McManus@alnwickcastle.com .


The closing date for applications is Friday 12th February 2016. If you have not heard from us by Friday 19th February, you have not been successful in your application.


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Applications for Alnwick Castle's 2016 season have now closed.