Local Attractions

Bamburgh Castle


Alnwick and the surrounding area boasts a huge range of exciting and informative places to visit- from Hadrian's Wall in the south right through to Lindisfarne and the Coast. Here are a few below. See Visit Alnwick for others. 

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Aln Valley Railway

The Aln Valley Railway is in the process of restoring the rail link between Alnwick and Alnmouth. It has established a new station base at Lionheart Business Park and will, in stages, progress towards Alnmouth where its trains will form a cross-platform   View »

Hadrians Wall Country

In AD122 Emperor Hadrian decided to draw a line across northern England, creating a frontier and allowing control of north-south population movement, trade routes, and the tribal hordes. That new border was Hadrian’s Wall.   View »

Pam Vardy Artist

Visit the studio of well known local artist Pam Vardy, having had a number of solo exhibitions recently, her paintings are very popular..   View »

Flodden 1513

‘Discover the Battle which Shaped our Nations’   View »

Alnwick Castle

Alnwick Castle is one of the largest inhabited castles in England. It has witnessed drama, intrigue, tragedy and romance, and has been home to a variety of interesting people – from Harry Hotspur to Harry Potter   View »

Barter Books

Barter Books is one of the largest and most attractive second hand bookstores in Europe   View »

Alnwick Playhouse

Alnwick Playhouse offers a huge range of entertainment from plays to cinema to musical and comedy performances   View »

Bamburgh Castle

Boasting some of the best views in Northumberland, both seaward to the Farne Islands and landward to the Cheviots, Bamburgh certainly earns its title as King of the Castles.   View »

Branton Nature Conservation Area

lies within an Area of Great Landscape Value in the Breamish Valley close to the village of Branton. Formerly a sand and gravel quarry, it now provides 29 hectares of diverse habitat for a variety of wildlife   View »