Saturday 27 October 2018 at 9am - 6pm
Alnwick Castle & Gardens
Meet outside the Newcastle University Students Union front entrance
Alnwick Castle is one of the largest inhabited castles in England. Home to the Duke of Northumberland's family, the Percy's for over 700 years, it has witnessed drama, tragedy, intrigue and romance. From stunning art collections and sumptuous state rooms, to medieval crafts and Potter-inspired magic, a visit to Alnwick Castle fires up the imagination.
In recent years it has taken starring roles in a number a film and television productions, featuring as Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the Harry Potter films and as a location for ITV's Downton Abbey. Alnwick Garden is one of the world's more extraordinary and contemporary gardens. From Poisonous placts and treetop walkwaysglorious roses and towering delphiniums, the Duchess of Northumberland's vision for a forgotten plot of land is now a 21st century experience full of imagination and fun all brought to life with water. The Garden was designed for every season -from fragrant roses to polished water features, no matter when you visit there is alwyas something to admire. This gem in the Northumberland countryside has plenty to offer.
Due to the massive discount offered (£26 ticket + £12 transport) spaces on this trip will disappear so we recommend you book early to avoid disappointment!