Alnwick tourist information
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Alnwick tourist information

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Pronounced to rhyme with ‘panic’, that’s perhaps what you would do if you missed out on a visit to this bustling medieval market town.

Twisting cobbled streets with an eclectic collection of individual shops are teamed with some of the country’s top attractions, including Alnwick Castle Dubbed the Windsor of the North, Alnwick Castle was the location for Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films. Home of the Percy family and Dukes of Northumberland since 1309, alongside is the Duchess of Northumberland’s blooming marvellous creation – The Alnwick Garden.

Dine among the treetops of The Alnwick Garden in the fairytale setting of one of the world’s largest tree houses, or enjoy afternoon tea with a pot of Earl Grey tea, which originates from nearby Howick in a cosy café.


Whether it’s rifling through the shelves of Barter Books, one of the UK’s largest second hand bookshops, housed in the town’s old railway station or catching a performance at Alnwick Playhouse; toe-tapping to live music in a lively inn or exploring the Bailiffgate Museum which brings to life the people and places of Northumberland, there’s always something to do in Alnwick.

One thing is for sure; a magical time awaits you in this spellbinding town.

 

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Cookie Jar
Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick
Formerly the Convent of Mercy, this historical building offers all the home comforts with an added little bit of unexpected cookie-ness. ...
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Greycroft
Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick
Delightful 6 bedroom Victorian guesthouse. Tastefully furnished. Large walled garden. Conservation area. 2 min walk to Alnwick town centre; short stroll from Alnwick Castle, Garden and local amenities ...
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£65.00
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Hollyhocks bedroom
Hollyhocks
Self Catering
Alnwick
Hollyhocks is a comfortable, homely Edwardian end terrace two bedroomed house situated in the historic and picturesque market town of Alnwick. The house is an excellent base to explore Alnwick town, t ...
£350.00
per unit per week
Forge Lounge
Forge
Self Catering
Alnwick
A wonderfully positioned property situated within the grounds of Lemmington Hall. Forge Cottage (formerly the home of the local blacksmith) has been lovingly restored to provided luxury self catering ...
£420.00
per unit per week
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Gardeners Cottage
Self Catering
Alnwick
This delightfully converted two-storey stone built 3 star self catering cottage provides splendid holiday accommodation in an exclusive location in the heart of the Northumbrian countryside. ...
£295.00
per unit per week
Outside The Old School in Howick
The Old School Howick
Self Catering
Alnwick
Superb listed building, once the school for Howick Village, and a free pass to nearby Howick Hall Gardens and woodland walks included in stay. The stunning north Northumberland Coast only 400m aw ...
£395.00
per unit per week
Alnwick Castle Exterior
Alnwick Castle
Group Attraction
Alnwick
Alnwick Castle is the one of the largest inhabited castles in England; it has been home to the Duke of Northumberland’s family, the Percys, for over 700 years. Combining magnificent medieval ar ...
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Campion Cottage
Self Catering
Alnwick
Situated within 100 yards of the beach and surrounded by rolling countryside, Campion Cottage is a wonderfully appointed 4 star self catering property situated just to the back of Beadnell Bay sand du ...
£520.00
per unit per week
Outside Dunelm
Dunelm
Self Catering
Alnwick
A bungalow situated on the outskirts of Alnwick in a secluded position down a private drive, there is accommodation for five people. ...
£220.00
per unit per week
The Hogs Head Inn
The Hogs Head Inn
Inn
Alnwick
Welcome to the award-winning Hog’s Head Inn at Alnwick. Inside, you'll find a contemporary, friendly inn serving homemade food all day, every day from breakfasts and lunches to light bites and e ...
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The Lodge
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Alnwick Lodge
Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick
 Base for corporate events, cycling, equestrian events, golfing, family gatherings, film crews, fishing, paraglyding, shooting parties, vintage cars, walking parties and wedding pa ...
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£45.00
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Nightingale
Self Catering
Alnwick
The detached bungalow is tucked away within a peaceful walled garden. Nightingale Cottage offers charm and seclusion yet is within yards of Alnwick Castle and Gardens. The town centre is within easy w ...
£230.00
per unit per week
St Michaels Church in Alnwick
St Michael's Church
Church
Alnwick
Spacious perpendicular style church with many medieval features, e.g., Hotspur pillar. 1464 charter of Henry VI that two 'burgesses' of Alnwick rebuilt their church. Patronage of Dukes of Northumberla ...
Outside Pegasus Cottage
Pegasus Cottage
Self Catering
Alnwick
Pegasus Cottage is a delightful 3 star self catering cottage dating back to 1823, recently renovated with exposed stone walls and beams, situated in a prime location adjacent ...
£650.00
per unit per week
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Sea Pink Cottage
Self Catering
Alnwick
Situated within 100 yards of the Beach, and with stunning rolling countryside, Sea Pink Cottage is a wonderfully appointed, newly decorated 4 star self catering property in an unbeatable location. ...
£520.00
per unit per week
Alnwick Castle
Alnwick Castle
Historic sites
Alnwick
Alnwick Castle is the second largest inhabited castle in the UK; home to the Percy family for over 700 years and film location for Downton Abbey and Harry Potter's Hogwarts.  ...
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Village Farm
Self Catering
Alnwick
We are a family run business which provides great family holidays, as well as "get away from it all breaks" for all ages and have 30 years of experience on which to call when we welcome you to Village ...
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£280.00
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Dodds Nook, Alnwick
Dodds Nook
Self Catering
Alnwick
A cosy stone cottage located in the very heart of Alnwick, on one of its ancient narrow lanes. ...
£315.00
per unit per week
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Aln Valley Cottages
Self Catering
Alnwick
Two romantic cottages with four poster beds, situated in the idyllic Vale of Whittingham, on the fringe of Northumberland National Park, and close to Alnwick and the stunning beaches and iconic castle ...
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£315.00
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Old Rectory Howick
Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick
Luxury Country House B&B, with private parking only 400 yards from the Northumberland Coast, set in its own grounds. ...
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Based on 134 reviews
£80.00
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The Hogs Head Inn
The Hogs Head Inn
Pubs, Bars & Inns
Alnwick
Named after the Inn in Harry Potter books, The three star Hog’s Head Inn is just a short drive from Alnwick Castle – or Hogwarts in JK Rowling’s tales of the boy wizard and his frien ...
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West Acre House
Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick
Delightful Edwardian Villa, tastefully furnished. Private Parking; quietly situated in a leafy suburb of Alnwick.  Just 10 min walk to town centre, Alnwick Castle, Garden and local amenities. ...
£112.00
B&B per room per night
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Link House Farm
Self Catering
Alnwick
Linkhouse Farm Cottage is a secluded 4 star self catering cottage situated just behind the beach dunes, resulting in the golden sands of Beadnell Bay being within yards of the property. ...
£355.00
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Garden at Dene View Cottage
Dene View Cottage
Self Catering
Alnwick
Panoramic Views. Ten minutes drive to Alnwick. All on one level.  Equipped with all the amenities required for a comfortable and relaxing stay. ...
£300.00
per unit per week
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Breamish Valley Cottages
Self Catering
Alnwick
Breamish Valley Cottages presents award-winning luxury self-catering holiday cottages near Alnwick in Northumberland, where spectacular comfort and elegance is complemented by a superb indoor hea ...
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£380.00
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Welcome to Bog Mill Cottages
Bog Mill Cottages
Self Catering
Alnwick
Picturesque stone farm cottages overlooking the peaceful River Aln. Walking distance from bustling market town of Alnwick. Perfect location to explore coast & countryside. ...
£345.00
per unit per week
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Boulmer Village B&B
Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick
Traditional fisherman's cottage overlooking the North Sea in a working fishing village. Easy access. Hearty breakfast made with locally sourced produce. ...
£35.00
B&B per person per night
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Howick Gardens & Arboretum
Garden
Alnwick
Beautiful gardens, woodland walks, sensory garden, a Prime Minister and a famous cup of tea - Earl Grey of course since Howick was his home!  Enjoy Snowdrops, Daffodils, and Rhododendrons in spri ...
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Overthwarts Farmhouse
Overthwarts Farmhouse
Self Catering
Alnwick
Overlooking the glorious landscape of Edlingham Vale near Alnwick, this south-facing five bedroom farmhouse is a place where families and friends can retreat and enjoy some together-time amidst the ri ...
£950.00
per unit per week
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Big Domain
Self Catering
Alnwick
Choose Northumberland for your next group getaway with Big Domain's selection of large holiday homes and group accommodation. ...
£654.00
per unit per week
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Alnwick Lodge
Caravan & Camping
Alnwick
Set amidst the beautiful Northumbrian countryside with wonderful views to the sea and surrounding area. We can even boast Dark Sky's - bring a telescope! ...
£15.00
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Alnwick Youth Hostel
Hostel
Alnwick
Located in the heart of Alnwick, once the town’s Court House built in 1856, the accommodation offered today by Alnwick Youth Hostel is far more comfortable. We offer a selection of dorm bed ...
£18.00
per person per night (room only)
Lorbottle Hall
Lorbottle Hall
Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick
The former home of iconic British fashion designer, Jean Muir, Lorbottle Hall's quintessential Georgian architecture and extensive grounds are one of Northumberland's greatest secrets. ...
£220.00
B&B per room per night
Alnwick Castle Grounds
Hulne Park
Garden
Alnwick
Parkland, Gothic tower, lovely views and good walking. No dogs, cycles or vehicles are allowed in the park. ...
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Welcome to Bailiffgate Museum
Bailiffgate Museum
Museums and galleries
Alnwick
Bailiffgate Museum brings to life the people and places of North Northumberland in exciting interactive style. Art and history-based exhibitions are staged in the gallery. ...
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Double Ensuite Bedroom
Rock Moor House
Bed & Breakfast
Alnwick
A warm welcome awaits in our luxurious  country house bed and breakfast with easy access to Alnwick and the coast.  Comfortable accommodation in 5 spacious, well appointed rooms. Almost 2 ac ...
£80.00
B&B per room per night

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