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Alnwick Castle

Alnwick Castle | Greenwell Lane, Alnwick NE66 1NQ, England
+44 1665 11100
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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 Rooms to medieval crafts and Potter-inspired magic, a visit to Alnwick Castle fires the imagination.
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  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Alnwick Castle | Greenwell Lane, Alnwick NE66 1NQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went to see both Tom Jones and Madness at Alnick Castle, what an amazing back drop! It was fabulous great venue, great tunes and scenary that was perfect

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Reviewed yesterday

Visiting Alnwick Castle & Gardens will exceed your expectations, the cost of entry may seem expensive, but its extremely good value, and worth every penny. The castle's interior, fabulous fountains, stunning gardens and grounds are amazing. There are numerous places to sit and rest as...More

Thank Lyndsay A
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a very poorly organised event. The seating was placed too close together and it was impossible to see over the heads of people in front of you. (Photo below taken by leaning out to left of aisle. )The stage should have been higher...More

Thank Newkiel
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had an amazing night at the il divo concert, we were near the back but this did not spoil our night. Michael ball was tremendous as usual and it was the first time I have seen il divo but I thought they were great. The...More

Thank lindahowe
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a day out with the wife and two kids and it was a thoroughly enjoyable day. Started off with a guided tour giving a bit of history about the castle and what movies and TV shows have been shot at Alnwick. Was surprised to...More

Thank SpiderMacca
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Stunning Castle with lots to see inside and out, I have visited many Stately Houses and Castles this one was by far the best,when you visit the stately rooms you immediately think WOW, the interior oozes wealth,priceless furniture and ceilings carved out of wood in...More

Thank Allan B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We spent an interesting 3 hours at the Castle. We started with the Dragon Quest, which is great for children, then watched a display of birds of prey. The State Rooms were great as it's so unusual to visit a furnished habitable castle. The Percy...More

Thank Dobsons21_13
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We wish we could have given no stars!, the event was disgusting, being great fans of Il Divo this was the worst concert we have ever attended given by anyone. All seating a good idea! If the seating is tiered, we never got a glimpse...More

Thank twops2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So without even knowing........ Stepped out of the car to hear Tom Jones warming up for his concert. 😂 😂 A really nice place to visit and was a stop off before heading further north to Bamburgh. Only paid to go in the house and...More

Thank Dave K
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited for the first time with family from Canada. So much to do from dressing up in medieval costumes / dragons den, tile making, and learning how to ride a broomstick - great fun, to name but a few ! Café good for food also.

Thank NormaT
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gogsbell65
17 July 2018|
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Response from AlnwickCastleInfo | Property representative |
Hi, Yes, that is correct. When you purchased a Castle + Garden Combined ticket for a specified date, you are able to enter and leave as many times as you wish during the opening times of that day. Please note, the... More
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