What's on

Historical Grounds Tour

25 Apr - 12 Jun 2014

Join our knowledgeable guides to hear fascinating stories of the castle's architecture and history.

Battleaxe to Broomsticks Tour

25 Apr - 12 Jun 2014

Tour the castle's film locations as our costumed guides regale you with tales of the castle's starring film roles.

Medieval crafts and dressing up

25 Apr - 29 Oct 2014

Join the resident costumed artisans of Alnwick Castle for a different medieval craft each day.

State Rooms tours

25 Apr - 27 Oct 2014

Take a tour of the State Rooms and discover the magnificent art and furniture collections.

Potter-Inspired Characters

27 May - 29 May 2014

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


03 May - 12 Jun 2014

Steady your arm and try your hand at one of England's oldest skills.

Opening Times

Alnwick Castle
There is so much to see and do at Alnwick Castle - too much to see in one day!

Enjoy unlimited free visits to Alnwick Castle for 12 months by validating your ticket in Admissions, at no extra cost.

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2014 opening times

Alnwick Castle is open 28th March - 29th October 2014
Daily, 10.00am-5.30pm

Castle attractions
Grounds and museums* Daily, 10.00am-5.30pm 
(last entry 4.15pm)
State Rooms 28th March - 27th October
Daily, 11.00am-5.00pm
(last entry 4.30pm, Chapel closes at 3.00pm)
Knight's Quest and Dragon Quest Daily, 10.00am-5.00pm

*Please note that the Fusiliers Museum is currently closed to visitors, while preparations are made for the First World War exhibition opening in July 2014.

Eat & Drink
Courtyard Café Daily, 10.00am-4.00pm
Stables Fryery (opening spring 2014) Daily, 11.00am-4.00pm
Courtyard Barbeque Seasonal opening times vary

Castle Gift Shop Daily, 10.00am-5.00pm
Butler's Pantry Daily opening times vary

Visiting in 2014

We look forward to welcoming visitors back to Alnwick Castle this season, with so much to see and do every time you visit! Download our 2014 visitor leaflet to find out more.

Tickets to Alnwick Castle are valid for 12 months from date of purchase (click here for full details), so you don't have to miss out on anything.

From touring the stunning art and furniture collections in the State Rooms, to broomstick training sessions (for young and old muggles alike!), Potter-inspired magic shows, and medieval crafts in Knight's Quest - there is something for the whole family!


Wheelchair access is unfortunately limited in places due to the historic nature of the site, please ask a member of staff for advice. Free wheelchair and mobility scooter hire is available from Admissions. Dogs (with the exception of assistance dogs) are not permitted in the castle and grounds. Please click here for our full access statement.

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State Rooms
Broomstick Training