Medieval Life Week

Alnwick Castle
Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 1NG

01665 511100

Find within approx miles of Medieval Life Week

Overview

An entertaining cast of characters shows you what life was really like in the middle ages, from skilled artisans and expert falconers to artful jesters and a frankly inexplicable alchemist!

Access information

Alnwick Castle is a large visitor attraction, comprising a range of historical buildings and sweeping grounds, including an Inner and Outer Bailey and ‘Capability’ Brown landscapes. Unfortunately, due to the historic nature of the castle and its grounds, disabled access is limited in some areas.

The grounds of the castle include a variety of surfaces, including cobblestones, flagstones, grass, gravel and wood. These can be uneven and steep in places, with a number of steps on the Gun Terrace.

For further information regarding accessibility, as well as wheelchair/mobility scooter hire, please contact info@alnwickcastle.com or 01665 511100


Road directions

BY CAR

Alnwick Castle is less than a mile off the A1 and is well signposted. The main castle car park is just off Denwick Lane (B1340); the postcode for the car park is NE66 1YU (parking charge is £3 per vehicle for the day).


Public transport

BY RAIL

The East Coast mainline from London to Edinburgh stops at Alnmouth station, which is four miles from Alnwick. A taxi or bus (X18) can be taken from Alnmouth station (a journey of approximately 10 minutes).
 

BY BUS

There are bus stops and a bus station in the centre of Alnwick, with buses connecting Alnwick to the surrounding towns as well as the city of Newcastle (the X15 and X18 buses both run from Haymarket bus station). It is approximately a five minute walk to the castle from the bus station. Click here for more information.
Visitors who travel to the castle by an Arriva bus are eligible for a 20% discount on castle tickets!
 

BY AIR AND SEA

Newcastle International Airport and the Port of Tyne are 35 miles away.


Dates & times for Medieval Life Week, Alnwick

From To
Saturday11/08/2018Sunday19/08/201810:00 - 17:30
Child / family friendly at Medieval Life Week Family event Event Family friendly
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Car parking available at Medieval Life Week Family event Event Car parking available
Toilet Facilities at Medieval Life Week Family event Event Toilet facilities
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URL: www.alnwickcastle.com


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