What's on

Battleaxe to Broomsticks Tour

01 Oct - 29 Oct 2014

Tour the castle's film locations with an entertaining costumed guide!

State Rooms Tours

01 Oct - 29 Oct 2014

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

Closed for winter

30 Oct - 26 Mar 2015

Alnwick Castle will reopen for the new season on 27th March 2015.

Medieval crafts and dressing up

01 Oct - 29 Oct 2014

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

Broomstick Training

01 Oct - 29 Oct 2014

Learn how to master your broom with our resident wizard professors!

Dragon Quest

01 Oct - 29 Oct 2014

Brave the darkness of the dragon's lair before coming face-to-face with the fearsome beast.

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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Opening times

28th March - 29th October
Daily, 10.00am-5.30pm

27th March - 28th October
Daily, 10.00am-5.30pm

Castle attractions
Grounds and museums 10.00am-5.30pm; last entry 4.15pm
State Rooms 11.00am-5.00pm (close at 4.00pm on 29th October); last entry 4.30pm, Chapel closes at 3.00pm
Knight's Quest and Dragon Quest 10.00am-5.00pm

Eat & Drink
Courtyard Café 10.00am-4.00pm
Stables Fryery (new for 2014) 11.00am-3.00pm
Courtyard Barbeque Seasonal opening times vary

Castle Gift Shop 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!), 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