Welcome to one of Britain's most iconic castles
24 Mar - 13 Sep 2016
Join our knowledgeable guides to hear fascinating stories of the castle's architecture and history.
21 Jun - 13 Sep 2016
Learn what lies beneath the castle walls. Be warned, this dark adventure is not for the fainthearted...
06 Sep - 13 Sep 2016
Take a tour of the State Rooms and discover the magnificent art and furniture collections.
22 Apr - 13 Sep 2016
Steady your arm and try your hand at one of England's oldest skills.
20 Jun - 13 Sep 2016
Learn how to master your broom with our resident wizard professors!
Watch this space for all the exciting events planned for 2016!
Timeline: The Battle of Shrewsbury, July 1403 (Part 2)
Posted 32 days ago
Timeline: The Battle of Shrewsbury, July 1403 (Part 1)
The Battle Of Jutland: 31 May 1916
Posted 86 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.