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Alnwick Castle

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Alnwick Castle is one of the largest inhabited castles in England. Home to the Duke of Northumberland's family, the Percys, for over 700 years, it has witnessed drama, intrigue, tragedy and romance. From stunning art collections and sumptuous State...more
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Alnwick Castle | Greenwell Lane, Alnwick NE66 1NQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

we are members of the Historic Houses Assoc so could visit for free. would have been nice to visit the gardens but that is totally separate. You can get a jpoint ticket but ts very Pricey for BOTH! Theres a visitor ticket office, then you...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

An expensive day out for two adults unless you are able to visit multiple times per year which we aren’t. Nice to look around. Tours too infrequent. State rooms good to look around but given the number of staff standing in the rooms, they could...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank V2322IHanthonyc
Reviewed yesterday

This was our second visit. We went back as we were away with a Harry Potter fanatic.It was really busy as it was the Easter weekend. Lots of children searching for hidden dragons. It is very expensive to visit the castle and gardens, especially as...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Debbie O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of our favourite places so far. Beautiful & a really enjoyable day. We did the film location tour & loved watching the broomstick flying activity. A must see for any Harry Potter fan.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Pops2221
Reviewed 2 days ago

Me , my partner and his daughter went on easter bank holiday sunday , id pre bought my tickets online as its slightly cheaper . Love the castle and lots lots going on , really liked the little treasure hunt activities they had on for...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank minxycookie
Reviewed 3 days ago

I remembered coming to Alnwick castle over forty years ago long before Harry Potter was even thought of. I enjoyed my visit then as I did now. Lots has changed in the way the castle is marketed with strong connections to the Harry Potter brand...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank trudyballard
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very grand castle but mainly geared up for families with children that like Harry Potter. They had HP broom training on the green for the kids and the big kids 😂. Great day out in the sun. The gardens are fantastic and the waterfall is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank stevenf337
Reviewed 3 days ago

A visit to Alnwick castle was always somewhere I wanted to go having done the gardens some years ago. Stunning castle inside and out with plenty to see inside. Some amazing personal family items so worth seeing. Beautiful inside.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Hermes0
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Travelled all the way from Cornwall to site see over the coast of Northumberland. Alnwick castle, being one of the sites on our agendas, was a terrific historic adventure. A good variety of activities for anyone to enjoy, the weather was incredible and really set...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mariedodds12
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited Easter Sunday and arrived early to avoid the crowds having pre booked tickets also on line which also got 10% discount off gate price. We also took part in the "Movie Tour" which was fascinating. Didn't know so many films had used the Castle...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Máté P
April 1, 2019|
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Response from Topsyfeet | Reviewed this property |
Hi There is a separate charge to enter the Alnwick Gardens. See their website. The entrance fee for the castle includes access to the castle grounds. We visited last year when we on holiday. Hope this helps
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Karen S
October 24, 2018|
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Response from 382phils | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the delay. We only did the castle. Apparently the gardens are really good too. But you may need two days to do it all properly. For a single day I’d go the castle. Hope this helps.
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LauraB2611
September 28, 2018|
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Response from AlnwickCastleInfo | Property representative |
Hi there, Unfortunately, dogs are not permitted within Alnwick Castle, Alnwick Castle's grounds or The Alnwick Garden unless for assistance purposes. There is a public dog walking path called The Pastures which gives a... More
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