Alnwick Castle – The stately home of the current Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, this 11th century castle has been in the Percy Family for generations.
Now a popular filming location for such films as Harry Potter, Robin Hood Prince of Thieves and Transformers 4 as well as TVs Downton Abbey and Black Adder, Alnwick Castle is open to the public April through October and features something for everyone – whether you want to explore Northumberland’s history or ride a broom!
Alnwick Playhouse – Newly renovated for 2020 Alnwick playhouse is the perfect place for the latest movies, ROH broadcasts and live theatre entertainment
The Treehouse – One of the largest wooden structures in Europe, The Treehouse Restaurant boasts a luxury dining experience, a cafe, wobbly rope bridges and a real log fire
Hulne Park – Part of the expansive Northumberland Estates, there are three beginner level walking routes, each with beautiful woodland and historic landmarks to discover
The Pastures – The river Aln dissects the beautiful landscape designed by Capability Brown, known locally as the ‘The Pastures’. Accessible to the public year round, The Pastures offer stunning views of Alnwick Castle
White Swan Olympic Suite – Dine in luxury, surrounded by the original panelling, mirrors, ceiling and stained glass salvaged from RMS Olympic, the Titanic’s sister ship.
Castle and Coast:
Bamburgh Castle: Now fully restored by its current owners, The Armstrong Family, Bamburgh Castle was first built in the 11th Century and passed hands between the Britons, the Anglo-saxons, the Normans and the English Monarch. It was destroyed by the Vikings and rebuilt, and later left to deteriorate for centuries before being brought back to it’s former Glory
Warkworth Castle: Once home to such figures as Harry Hotspur and past Dukes of Northumberland. The cross-shaped keep, now in ruins, crowns the hilltops overlooking the River Coquet
Dunstanburgh Castle: The dramatic, colossal ruins of Dunstanburgh Castle, one of the North’s Lancastrian strongholds in the War of the Roses, can be viewed along the beautiful coastal route from Craster
Lindisfarne: The tidal island, known as The Holy Island of Lindisfarne, features a vast array of Historical sights such as Lindisfarne Castle and Priory, as well an abundance of wildlife
We are also just a short drive away from fabulous beaches like Warkworth Beach, Beadnell Bay and Druridge Bay. As well as beautiful and quirky coastal towns like Alnmouth, Amble and Seahouses
- Walking (footsteps)
- Mountain Biking
- Canoeing, Sailing & Windsurfing
- Animal Parks