Once you’ve bought your tickets for your visit to Alnwick Castle, there’s something else you need to consider. Where will you be putting your feet up and relaxing after a fun day of learning and activities? 


Alnwick is home to some beautiful holiday accommodation options, from rustic bed and breakfasts and luxury hotels, to off-the-grid glamping and caravan sites. No matter whether you’re visiting Alnwick with family, friends, or as a solo traveller, there’s a variety of catered and self-catering accommodation options to suit your needs.


To ensure you have the best possible stay in Alnwick, let’s take a look at the best places to stay in Alnwick.

For a touch of luxury


Visiting Alnwick for a romantic weekend getaway or a long-overdue catch-up with old friends? Or maybe you’re a solo traveller and fancy some TLC. Either way, we understand that some occasions call for luxury — and Alnwick is no stranger to a touch of decadence.


Alnwick is home to many luxury hotels and B&Bs and most offer an in-house restaurant and bar for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or evening drinks. If you’re looking for self-catering accommodation in Alnwick, there are also plenty of luxury Airbnbs in the area offering a peaceful retreat as a home away from home.


Enjoy a quiet slice of heaven after a long day of exploring the wonders of Alnwick Castle and the surrounding town. All that’s left to do is rest up and snuggle down.

For families and big groups


Alnwick Castle is a popular tourist destination for families in the summer holidays and for big groups, including school and educational groups


TV and film fans can learn about the castle’s star-studded past — for instance, did you know the castle was featured in Harry Potter, Transformers, Downton Abbey, and the latest Dungeons & Dragons film? You’ll also be glad to know that there are plenty of things to do if you’re visiting to learn about Alnwick Castle’s rich heritage and history. Just take a look at what’s on before your visit so you don’t miss out!


If you’re visiting as a large group or as a family, we’d recommend exploring Alnwick’s variety of self-catering cottages. Choose however many bedrooms you need, and enjoy the freedom that they provide.

For solo travellers


Alnwick’s B&Bs are quaint, quirky, and comforting — perfect for any solo traveller looking to experience Alnwick’s alternative charm. The bed and breakfasts dotted around Alnwick and the surrounding areas are no stranger to wandering travellers, making them an ideal accommodation option for solo travellers in Northumberland. 


Feel well-rested after a day of adventure, and wake in the morning to an authentic breakfast made from local ingredients. What could be better? Alnwick is also a central location for many of Northumberland’s iconic sites and beaches. For instance, Boulmer, Longhoughton and Craster are only a 15-minute drive or less away.

For adventurers


Being so close to the beaches and bays, you will be able to find glamping and camping sites across the Coasts and Castles route near Alnwick. Glamping and camping are some of the cheaper accommodation options available, but it doesn’t mean you have to miss out on quality. 


Just imagine waking up to the sounds of seabirds, listening to the rush of the waves, and taking in the view of one of Northumberland’s pristine beaches. Whether you’re pitching up a tent and going off-grid, parking your caravan up for an adventure, or looking for a high-end glamping experience, Alnwick has it all.

Find your accommodation for your visit to Alnwick Castle


With a jam-packed events schedule continuing throughout the summer, we can’t wait to welcome all of our visitors throughout the 2024 season. We hope you have a restful and enjoyable stay in Alnwick and find the perfect place to stay when you come and visit us.


If you have any questions about your visit to Alnwick Castle, check out our FAQ section. Can’t find your question there? Get in touch with our team and we will be happy to assist you.