Welcome to one of Britain's most iconic castles
08 Apr - 29 Oct 2017
Learn what lies beneath the castle walls. Be warned, this dark adventure is not for the fainthearted...
Steady your arm and try your hand at one of England's oldest skills.
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!
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 115 days ago
Percy Of Durham: the Battle of Neville's Cross
Posted 156 days ago
Timeline: The Battle of Shrewsbury, July 1403 (Part 2)
Posted 244 days ago
Loose Cannon Event
Posted over a year ago
Downton Abbey Christmas special announced
Downton Abbey came to Alnwick Castle
1066-1315: The first generation of the Percy family in England moved to these shores after the Battle of Hastings.
1315-1403: Border warfare and the rise of Alnwick's teenage knight, Harry Hotspur.
c.1364-1403: Harry Hotspur, Alnwick's most famous son and England's most famous knight.
1413-1670: From battle-hardened warriors to a lover of Anne Boleyn and a gunpowder plotter.
1670-1750: The three year-old Percy heiress, her three marriages and the rise of the Dukes of Somerset.
1740-1786: Restorers of Alnwick Castle; passionate collectors; renowned, fashionable hosts.
1742-1899: A soldier, a volunteer army, Roman antiquities, and a Victoria Cross recipient.
1900-1994: Two World Wars, star-crossed lovers, politics and filmmaking.
Ralph Percy, 12th and current Duke of Northumberland, still lives at Alnwick Castle with his family.