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Visit Alnwick Castle car-free

Alnwick Castle is closed for the winter and reopens in March 2021 – see website for details

You can take the train to Alnmouth direct from Newcastle, Edinburgh, London and other cities. Then it’s a 10-minute bus ride and a 10-minute stroll to reach the Castle. Use our journey planner above to get train and bus times and walking routes.

Cyclists welcome. National Route 1 passes within 4 miles of Alnwick castle. Plan any cycle route to Alnwick here.

A taxi to/from Alnmouth station costs about £10 – call AA Taxis 01665 606060, Knight’s 07760 751667, Sovereign 01665 602200

About Alnwick Castle

A visit to the second largest inhabited castles in England - home to the Duke of Northumberland and his family - gives a unique look inside a living castle. Explore the ornate state rooms with ornate carved and painted ceilings and silk-covered walls. The castle is also famous for recent appearances in the Harry Potter films - younger visitors will enjoy Broomstick Training and other adventures.

For any queries about visiting contact Alnwick Castle on 01665 511 100 or

Address: Alnwick Castle, Alnwick, Northumberland NE66 1NQ. Visit Website