What's on

Jesting with Zooted

27 Mar - 01 Apr 2015

Join Zooted, the sword-juggling jesting duo, for motley medieval mayhem!

State Rooms Tours

27 Mar - 30 Jun 2015

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

Potter-Inspired Characters

09 May - 10 May 2015

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

Medieval crafts and dressing up

27 Mar - 24 Jul 2015

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

Broomstick Training

27 Mar - 24 Jul 2015

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

Medieval alchemist

28 Mar - 29 Mar 2015

Meet Doctor John Greene, a celebrated medieval alchemist, for wacky experiments!

Battleaxe to Broomsticks Tour

27 Mar - 24 Jul 2015

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

Opening Times

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

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Opening times

Please note that Alnwick Castle is now closed for winter;
join us when we reopen on 27th March 2015.

27th March - 27th October 2015 (closed 25th July for a private event)
Daily, 10.00am-5.30pm

Castle attractions  
Grounds and museums 10.00am-5.30pm; last entry 4.15pm
State Rooms 10.30am-4.30pm (Chapel closes at 3.00pm); last entry 4.00pm
Knight's Quest and Dragon Quest 10.00am-5.00pm


Eat & Drink  
Courtyard Café 10.00am-4.00pm
Stables Fryery 11.00am-3.00pm
Courtyard Barbeque Seasonal opening times vary


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


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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