See the remains of a medieval castle crucial to Anglo-Scottish warfare, superseded by the most complete and breathtakingly impressive bastioned town defences in England.
Mainly Elizabethan, but updated in the 17th and 18th centuries. Surrounding the whole historic town, their entire circuit can be walked.
The Gardens at Howick Hall are a horticulturalist's delight, with the extensive grounds offering a stunning variety of plants throughout the year.
BBC Gardener's World Magazine named Howick Hall & Gardens one of the top five coastal gardens in the country.
The gardens were also rated by The Independent as one of the best ten gardens.
Amid the cobbled streets, narrow alleys and fine stone buildings you will find a wide array of Specialist Shops,and Family Businesses, Inns and Places to Dine.
It is a cultural centre with the Annual International Music Festival, Craft and Farmers markets along with a vibrant atmosphere throughout the town ...
Home to the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, it is one of the largest inhabited castles in England
Alnwick is fast becoming one of the country's top tourist destinations, and when you visit you'll soon discover why.
It is situated in the heart Northumberland’s coastal region and is England's most northern county, a magical place filled with ancient castles, golden sand beaches, rolling hills, rugged moorland and friendly little market towns, all in the beautiful county of Northumberland.
Here a just a few suggestions together with more links to explore ...