Alnwick Tourist Information Centre

Alnwick is a historic market town which makes for an excellent base to explore Northumberland’s beautiful coast and countryside. The town remains original in character and is probably best known for Alnwick Castle and Garden, the film location for Harry Potter, Elizabeth and Blackadder.

Alnwick TIC


By foot - Alnwick has some beautiful local walks including Hulne Park and the riverside walks. Further afield staff can give you details about the AONB Coastal Path Walk.

  • By public transport – up to date information on bus and train routes and timetables.
  • By car – maps and itineraries are available to buy.

Local gems

  • An array of local attractions nearby including the very famous Alnwick Castle and Gardens, Barter Books and the Balliffgate Museum and Gallery.
  • Six miles east towards the coast is the ever popular Bamburgh Castle and Farne Islands.
  • Alnwick Tourist Information Centre can offer you discount on tickets bought for Alnwick Castle and Gardens and Bamburgh Castle.


  • Looking for accommodation or wish to extend your stay? Alnwick Tourist Information Centre can search for and book accommodation in and around the area.
  • Eating out? Ask about the many local delis, cafes, pubs, restaurants and takeaways available in and around Alnwick.

Break away?

  • We sell tickets for top- selling theatre breaks for musicals such as Legally Blonde, Les Miserables, Billy Elliot and the Jersey Boys to name but a few. Ask about competitive hotel packages and dining options.
  • We also sell competitive spa breaks, city breaks and deals to top hotels in and around the UK as well as further afield.


  • Take a piece of Northumberland home with you, Alnwick has some fantastic pieces of local art, gifts and souvenirs so indulge in a little retail therapy.

Finding us

2 The Shambles
NE66 1TN
Tel: +44 01670 622152
Fax: +44 01665 510447

Opening times 31/03/2014 - 02/11/2014

Monday: 9:30 - 17:30
Tuesday: 9:30 - 17:30
Wednesday: 9:30 - 17:30
Thursday: 9:30 - 17:30
Friday: 9:30 - 17:30
Saturday: 9:30 - 17:30
Sunday: 10:00 - 16:00

Winter opening times 03/11/2014 - 29/03/2015

Monday: 9:30 - 16:30
Tuesday: 9:30 - 16:30
Wednesday: 9:30 - 16:30
Thursday: 9:30 - 16:30
Friday: 9:30 - 16:30
Saturday: 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday: Closed

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