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Alnwick Castle
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Alnwick
Northumberland
NE66 1NQ
United Kingdom
01665 510777
01665 511100
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To many people, their first sight of this glorious medieval castle can seem foreboding, and certainly its history lacks nothing in drama and intrigue. Some of you may recognise it as a film location, for everything from Harry Potter to Elizabeth to Becket to Blackadder.  But today Alnwick Castle is very much a living castle, at the heart of thriving estates and businesses; and is still the home of the Percys, Earls and Dukes of Northumberland which it has been since 1309.
The earliest mention of Alnwick Castle in the history books appears soon after 1096 when Yves de Vescy became baron of Alnwick and erected the earliest parts of the Castle.
The Castle was first restored by the 1st Lord Percy of Alnwick in the early 1300's and portions of this restoration remain today, including the Abbot's Tower, the Middle Gateway and the Constable's Tower.

  
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