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Alnwick Travel Guide: 33 reviews and 96 photos

While staying in the NE of England for a week I did a day-trip to Alnwick in Northumberland. The idea was initially to see the new garden attraction there, but the weather was good, so a visit to the castle and the town (all within walking distance) got added on. The gardens are great - well worth travelling to see if the weather is fine, and together with the castle and the town, it's a great day out.

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  • Pros:Easy to see in a day
  • Cons:Quite a way from anywhere else...
  • Last visit to Alnwick: Jun 2006
  • Intro Updated Jul 4, 2006
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  • nickandchris's Profile Photo
    Nov 17, 2006 at 9:05 AM

    i feel we must re-visit Northumberland to see these gardens. Nice tips.

  • margaretvn's Profile Photo
    Sep 3, 2006 at 6:15 AM

    been to the town and castle several times but not been in the gardens - will have to go back.

  • Confucius's Profile Photo
    Jun 29, 2006 at 7:18 PM

    I've never heard of a "poison garden". Of course they could probably call it "Harry Potter's Hogwarts Botanical Park" and sell more tickets.

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