Welcome to one of Britain's most iconic castles
18 Sep - 30 Oct 2016
Tour the castle's film locations with an entertaining costumed guide!
22 Oct - 30 Oct 2016
Meet Doctor John Greene, a celebrated medieval alchemist, for wacky experiments!
Try your hand at making medieval crafts with the Company of Artisans.
Learn how to master your broom with our resident wizard professors!
Steady your arm and try your hand at one of England's oldest skills.
Join our knowledgeable guides to hear fascinating stories of the castle's architecture and history.
18 Sep - 29 Oct 2016
Learn what lies beneath the castle walls. Be warned, this dark adventure is not for the fainthearted...
Step behind the scenes of the Christmas episode in our new exhibition.
Percy Of Durham: the Battle of Neville's Cross
Posted 4 days ago
Timeline: The Battle of Shrewsbury, July 1403 (Part 2)
Posted 92 days ago
Timeline: The Battle of Shrewsbury, July 1403 (Part 1)
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.