Places to Visit


Alnwick Castle

Open your eyes to a realm of adventure at Alnwick Castle - an iconic castle famed both in reality and fictional tales.

Named 'the Windsor of the North', Alnwick Castle is one of the largest castles still serving as a residence in Britain today. One of the most illustrious castles and stately homes for miles around, it offers history on the grandest of scales and boasts a breath-taking landscape that leaves its visitors in awe. A total hit with Harry Potter fanatics and renowned for its role as Hogwarts, it has also had starring roles in Downton Abbey and most recently Transformers: The Last Night. 

Distance from Port of Tyne: 56 mins by road / 37 miles / 60km