Alnwick Castle on screen

Alnwick Castle has been used for more than fifty years as a location for various feature films and television series.

The timeline below includes many of the castle's best-known screen appearances!

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Film / Series

The Hollow Crown: The Wars Of The Roses
A BBC adaptation of Shakespeare's Henry VI, Part 1

The Ellen DeGeneres Show

Countrywise
Featuring Harry Potter star David Bradley

Downton Abbey
The final-ever episode of the ITV drama

The Big Painting Challenge
The first episode of the BBC art series

Downton Abbey
The 2014 Christmas special

Robson Green's Tales From Northumberland

Tony Robinson's Gods and Monsters

Exploring the legend of the Alnwick Vampire

Flog It

Countryfile
Exploring the story of Thomas Percy, Gunpowder plotter

The Antiques Roadshow

The Virgin Queen
Starring Anne-Marie Duff and Tom Hardy

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
The second film in the series

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
The first film in the eight-part series

Badger
Starring Jerome Flynn, filmed over two years

Watercolour Challenge

Elizabeth
Oscar-nominated feature film starring Cate Blanchett

The Fast Show

The Famous Five


Star Trek: The Next Generation
Still footage of Alnwick Castle was used as Nottingham Castle

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves
Starring Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman and Alan Rickman

Robin of Sherwood
An ITV series filmed over three years, starring Ray Winstone and Clive Mantle

Blackadder (The Black Adder)
The first series of the famous BBC sitcom, starring Rowan Atkinson

Ivanhoe
Starring Anthony Andrews and Sam Neill

The Spaceman and King Arthur (Unidentified Flying Oddball)

Westworld
Still footage of Alnwick Castle was used to establish 'Medievalworld'

Mary, Queen of Scots
Starring Vanessa Redgrave and Ian Holm

Becket
Starring Richard Burton and Peter O'Toole