Alnwick tourist and travel information

Alnwick tourist and travel information

Alnwick Travel Information

Hire - Alnmouth Alnwick is set in the heart of the Nortumberland countryside, only 4 miles from the coast and the seaside town of Alnmouth. The river Aln runs by the town on its way to the sea. The train station is a mile away at Lesbury.


Travel by train

Hire - Alnmouth Alnwick - Travel by train - Alnmouth Station, Lesbury, Northumberland, NE66 2ST, just a few miles from Alnwick. Alnmouth Station is on the main east coast line between Aberdeen and London. There is a commuter service to and from Newcastle.

Northern Rail. Main regions: North West, North East, Yorkshire and Humberside. Tel: 0845 00 00 125.

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A1 Motorway

Roads Alnwick - Travel by road - The A1 and the Motorway known as the A1(M) runs from London to Edinburgh. Alnwick is about 85 miles from Edinburgh and 325 miles from London.

A1 Motorway


Hire - Alnmouth Alnwick - Travel by road - Alnwick is only 1 mile west of the A1, making easy access to the town. It is about 35 miles from Newcastle upon Tyne and 90 miles from Edinburgh. (photo A1 Scotland Borders)

A1 Scotland Borders


Hire - Alnmouth Air - Alnwick is about 35 miles from Newcastle upon Tyne and 90 miles from Edinburgh and their respective airports.


Travel be Car

Hire - Alnmouth Alnwick - Cars - There are various small Taxi concerns in the villages and towns within the rural area

Travel be Car


Hire - Alnmouth Alnwick - Cycle Hire - Black Sheep Bikes, Shepherds Cottage, Burradon, Thropton, Northumberland, NE65 7HF. Tel : 01669 631121. We deliver free of charge to Newcastle – upon -Tyne when bikes are hired for 2 days or more. We also deliver free within a radius of 20 miles of base. Outside of this area a delivery charge may apply.

Black Sheep Bikes


Hire - Alnmouth Alnwick - Ferries - Alnwick is not too far from the ferry system - only 35 miles from Newcastle.


Hire - Alnmouth Alnwick is about 35 miles from Newcastle upon Tyne and 90 miles from Edinburgh, 4 miles from Alnmouth.

Alnwick Tourist Information


Sport Alnwick - Sport - Alnwick Golf Club,Swansfield Park, Alnwick, Northumberland, NE66 2AB. Tel: 01665 602632. Willowburn Sports & Leisure Centre, Alnwick . Tel: 01665 605030.



Stores Alnwick - Shopping - Alnwick has cobbled pavements, a wide range of shops including craft centres and galleries. Alnwick also has the largest second hand bookshop in the country. Alnwick Market Day is Saturday. Woolworths - 40-42 Bondgate, Alnwick, NE66 1JB Tel: 01665 602115.

Town Centre Shopping


Entertainment Alnwick - Entertainment and attractions - Alnwick has a good local theatre.


Alnwick Castle

Other information Alnwick - Other information - Alnwick Castle, known as 'Windsor of the North', is a foreboding medieval castle with stunning State Rooms which contain fine furniture and paintings by Canaletto, Van Dyck and Titian. Alnwick Castle. Alnwick Castle also has many things for the children to do. You can also go on a tour to see the Harry Potter film locations.


Alnwick Castle Hotel + Ticket Packages.



Alnwick hotels


Guest house bed and breakfast in Alnwick

Self catering accommodation in Alnwick

Northumberland Map and Attractions

Hexham is 290 miles from London. It is 79 miles from Berwick upon Tweed to Corbridge and 80 miles from Brampton to Whitley Bay.

Ferries Ferry indicated is North Shields.

Airports Airport indicated is Newcastle International.

Roads Alnwick is only 1 mile west of the A1.

Northumberland map

Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). There is no station in Alnwick.

Attraction 1 - Dunstanburgh Castle, Craster, Alnwick, Northumberland, Telephone: 01665 576231
Attraction 2 - Hexham Racecourse, Hexham, NE46 2JP. Tel: 01434 606881.
Attraction 3 - Otterburn Mill, Northumberland, NE19 1JT. Tel: 01830 520225
Attraction 4 - Woodhorn, Northumberland Museum and Archives, Queen Elizabeth II Country Park, Ashington, Northumberland NE63 9YF.
Attraction 5 - Bamburgh Castle, Bamburgh, Northumberland, NE69 7DF.
Attraction 6 -The Kielder Partnership Office, Bellingham TIC, Main Street, Bellingham Tel : 01434 220643. (Kielder Water)

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photos of Alnwick

For accommodation in other areas near to Alnwick, Northumberland see Northern England.
For hotels accommodation in other areas near to Alnwick see Beadnell hotels & Bamburgh hotels.
Other B&B in this area - bed and breakfast in South Shields bed and breakfast in Wooler.
Other self catering accommodation in this area - self catering accommodation in Belford self catering accommodation in Seahouses.
Alnwick - Local Information. Alnwick Pharmacy 01665 602142 - Alnwick Library 01665 602689 - Alnwick District Council
01665 510505
- Willowburn Sports & Leisure Centre Alnwick 01665 605030 - Barclays Bank Alnwick 0845-755 5555
Telephoning Alnwick from abroad - To dial a number in Alnwick from outside the UK: dial the International Access Code of the country you are calling from - follow that by the Country Code for the country you are calling to (44 for the UK) - dial the local area code omitting the initial ‘0’ e.g. for London 020 becomes 20 - dial the phone number of the person you want to call in Alnwick

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