Things to see and do - Alnwick
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Alnwick Travel guide
Alnwick : Michelin's recommendations
This charming grey-stone town is clustered around its great medieval castle, the stern walls of which still seem to bar the route from Scotland. Though its plan dates back to the Middle Ages, the town's sober and harmonious appearance and most of the fine stone buildings date from the 18C. There are many reminders of the Percy family's dominating presence; their emblem, a lion, stands over the bridge crossing the Aln to the North, as well as the great Tenantry Column to the South.
Tourist attractions Alnwick : Things to see and do
Of the numerous fortresses that dot this landscape, Alnwick Castle is surely the grandest. Built in 1096 by Yves de Vescy, Baron of Alnwick, it was initially restored by the first Lord Percy around 1300. The 18C-modelled State rooms are the backdrop ..
Set on a lonely crag of volcanic rock on the coast, the skeletal ruin of Dunstanburgh Castle is a stirring sight. The wall and its lesser towers are dominated by two massive gatehouse towers, with a grassy inner ward beyond. A little further away, to..
Bondgate Within GB - Alnwick NE66 1TD
In the centre of Alnwick, this 300-year-old coaching inn is a short walk from Alnwick Castle and Gardens. Its restaurant’s decor was salvaged from the Titanic’s sister ship. The White Swan Hotel is a 40-minute drive from Newcastle and the Metro Cent..
24 Bondgate Without, Alnwick GB - Alnwick ne66 1pn
Located in Alnwick just 0.3 mile away from Alnwick Castle, Alnwick Gardens, The Plough features accommodation with a restaurant, bar and terrace. Free Wi-Fi and free public parking are available on site. Each guest room comes with a TV, a wardrobe a..
Front Street GB - Embleton NE66 3UN
Situated in the heart of Embleton, a picturesque village on the Northumberland coast, The Dunstanburgh Castle Hotel includes free WiFi access and free parking for all guests. Just 1.2 miles from Embleton Bay, Dunstanburgh Castle is also 2.2 miles awa..