Coach Holidays to Northumberland

Coach Holidays to Alnwick and Northumberland

Alnwick, right in the heart of Northumberland, with its long sweeping, sandy beaches, undulating sand dunes, high cliff tops, isolated islands of Lindisfarne, and unspoilt, chocolate box villages, is an area of outstanding natural beauty. Why not check out our excellent value coach trips to Northumberland and book a visit to this lovely area?

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Attractions and Interests around Alnwick

Picturesque Alnwick is situated in the centre of Northumberland and the district of Alnwick covers a third of the Northumberland National Park. It is now known as one of the most picturesque market towns in England but is probably best known for its stunning castle, Alnwick Castle. Coach holidays to Alnwick provide the opportunity to visit a wide range of attractions and places of interest. With its cobbled streets, ancient medieval castles, the magnificent Alnwick Garden, museums and galleries and numerous stately homes, including Alnwick Castle - home to the Duke of Northumberland, but now also having the added kudos of being the set for "Hogwarts" in the Harry Potter films, hosting dragon quests and other Potter-themed events, Alnwick is a fascinating place to visit. 

Alnwick Castle, Northumberland

Alnwick Castle

This is the most popular landmark in Alnwick. The castle is a fascinating place to visit, and with so much to do and learn it's a great day out for all ages. There is a variety of refreshment options, shopping, activities for kids, history, art and not forgetting the breathtaking scenery.

Alnwick Garden

The Alnwick Gardens have a wide range of flowers and plants with a fascinating range of spaces with a variety of themes. Some of the main features are the Ornamental Garden, Serpent Garden, and Rose Garden and the Labyrinth bamboo maze that will surely confuse the smartest visitors.

Alnwick Market Town

Alnwick markets have been happening for more than 100 years. Alnwick hosts a regular Saturday market, and between March and Christmas, there is also a Thursday market. The markets always have a friendly and relaxed atmosphere to be enjoyed by both locals and visitors.

Barter Book Store

Barter Books is the only library in Britain for second-hand books and has a wide range of every kind of book. There is also a shop that has a play area for kids, refreshments and a model railway, as well as other seasonal features such as open fires in the colder months.

The Bailiffgate Museum and Gallery

The Bailiffgate Museum brings life to the history of Alnwick and the surrounding areas of North Northumberland in a lively, interactive style, through an exploration of six different theme

The Bakehouse Gallery

Housed in what was once the old town bakery, the Bakehouse Gallery offers visitors a deceptively large space in which to view the work of many local artists and designers. It is a tranquil art gallery with high-quality pieces of artwork just waiting to be viewed by the public.

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