Alnwick Castle

Alnwick Castle is a castle and stately home in the town of Alnwick in the English county of Northumberland. It is the seat of the Duke of Northumberland, built following the Norman conquest, and renovated and remodelled a number of times. It is the second largest stately home in the country (after Windsor Castle).

Today it is more or less a large theme park with many attractions for children. For example a broomstick flying training on the castle green. This is because the castle was used as a stand-in for the exterior and interior of Hogwarts in the Harry Potter films. The castle was also used for an episode of Downton Abbey.

Unfortunately it is not possible to take pictures inside the buildings. Therefore the gallery here is just limited to snapshots taken outside.

The twenty closest neighbours in the database:

Edinburgh (Scotland) (112 km), New Lanark (133 km), Falkirk Wheel (149 km), Stirling Castle (161 km), York (United Kingdom) (167 km), Glasgow (Scotland) (168 km), Doune Castle (170 km), Culzean Castle (195 km), Blackpool (United Kingdom) (197 km), Balmoral Castle (204 km), Manchester (United Kingdom) (218 km), Inveraray Castle (229 km), Liverpool (United Kingdom) (238 km), Chatsworth House (243 km), Lincoln (United Kingdom) (254 km), Fort George (Highland) (281 km), Llangollen (United Kingdom) (288 km), Ludlow Castle (345 km), Warwick Castle (349 km), Stratford-upon-Avon (United Kingdom) (358 km)

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