Welcome to one of Britain's most iconic castles
08 Apr - 29 Oct 2017
Steady your arm and try your hand at one of England's oldest skills.
14 Apr - 29 Oct 2017
NEW FOR 2017! Brave the darkness of the dragon's lair before coming face-to-face with the fearsome beast.
31 Mar - 29 Oct 2017
Learn how to master your broom with our resident wizard professors!
Tour the castle's film locations with an entertaining costumed guide!
15 Apr - 29 Oct 2017
Learn what lies beneath the castle walls. Be warned, this dark adventure is not for the fainthearted...
11 Jun 2017
Experience the courtly entertainment of medieval music-making with these travelling minstrels.
Join the resident costumed artisans of Alnwick Castle for a different medieval craft each day.
Take a tour of the State Rooms and discover the magnificent art and furniture collections.
Watch this space for all the exciting events planned for 2016!
A complicated century
Posted 147 days ago
Percy Of Durham: the Battle of Neville's Cross
Posted 189 days ago
Timeline: The Battle of Shrewsbury, July 1403 (Part 2)
Posted 277 days ago
Loose Cannon Event
Posted over a year ago
Downton Abbey Christmas special announced
Downton Abbey came to Alnwick Castle
There has been a castle on the site at Alnwick for 1,000 years. Learn about its origins as a more simple motte and bailey.
The castle's keep is surrounded by two vast baileys and towers which have had a variety of interesting uses.
The keep was the very heart of the castle, complete with kitchen, chambers, dining room, and even a dungeon.
Learn about how the disused military garrison was transformed into a luxury 18th century residence.
Transformation of the State Rooms into lavish Italianate style and the re-medievalising of the castle's exterior.
Alnwick Castle is still the home of the present Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, opening its doors to visitors for seven months of the year.