What's on

Medieval Alchemist

24 Oct - 31 Oct 2015

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

State Rooms Tours

01 Sep - 01 Nov 2015

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

Medieval crafts and dressing up

26 Jul - 01 Nov 2015

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

Broomstick Training

26 Jul - 01 Nov 2015

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

Alnwick Castle 'On Location' Tour

26 Jul - 01 Nov 2015

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

Historical Grounds Tour

04 Jul - 01 Nov 2015

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

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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Jesting with Zooted Alnwick Castle

Opening times


27th March - 1st November 2015 (closed 25th July for a private event)

Daily, 10.00am-5.30pm

Castle attractions  
Ticket sales 10.00am - 3.45pm (passes can be unlocked up until 4.00pm)
Grounds and museums 10.00am-5.30pm; last entry 4.15pm
State Rooms 10.30am-4.30pm; last entry 4.00pm*
*Please note the Chapel closes at 2.30pm daily
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
The Gift Shop 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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State Rooms
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