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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
Chillingham GB - Alnwick NE66 5NJ
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 backdro..
South Road GB - Alnwick NE66 2PN
"The Oaks Hotel in Alnwick, your perfect stop for a drink, meal or break.Situated in the historic town of Alnwick, around 40 minutes north of Newcastle upon Tyne and an hour south of Edinburgh, in Englands beautiful border county of Northumberla..
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..