The Alnwick Garden

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Telephone: 01665 511350

The Alnwick Garden Secondary

The Alnwick Garden is a Garden for everyone. The vision of The Duchess of Northumberland, The Alnwick Garden is a multi-award-winning visitor attraction based north of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne in Alnwick, Northumberland.

Explore 12 acres of meandering and magnificent Gardens which are home to the worlds largest Tai Haku Cherry Orchard, a Grand Cascade comprising 120 water jets and the worlds largest Treehouse Restaurant.

Everyone is welcome to explore the stunning grounds of The Alnwick Garden as it changes with the seasons, creating a different experience with every visit.

It is a great day out in Northumberland for families where children can run freely throughout The Garden playing on mini diggers and interacting with many of the daily activities.

The Alnwick Garden is also a peaceful and tranquil haven to spend hour after hour wandering amongst the Roses, the Ornamental Garden and the Cherry Blossom or just kicking back to take it all in one of their impressive 50 swinging benches.

In the Serpent Garden, eight water sculptures nestle in the coils of a topiary serpent, while the infamous Poison Garden holds dangerous plants and their toxic stories. The Garden is also home to the Bamboo Labyrinth and one of the world's largest tree houses, with rope bridges (walkways in the sky) and a fantastic place to eat. The Pavilion and visitor centre house places to eat, shop, learn and relax, as well as regular creative performances and tours, hands-on workshops, fabulous local food and inspirational gifts from Northumberland.

If you are looking for a unique dining experience, why not dine at The Alnwick Gardens magnificent Treehouse Restaurant? Or for a lighter bite, visit the Potting Shed, The Bakery by John Searcy or The Pavilion Cafwith catering provided by the world-renowned Searcys of London.

The Alnwick Garden is open every day from 10am-7pm in Summer. Winter opening hours vary please check the Alnwick Garden website for full details. Tickets to The Alnwick Garden are valid for the day of purchase only, however multiple entry tickets are available through the Friends scheme, with prices starting from 20.

How to get to The Alnwick Garden using public transport

Arriva Buses X15 and X18 go from Newcastle Haymarket Bus Station to Alnwick via Morpeth on A1. The journey takes around 1 hour 20 minutes, depending on traffic, and arrives at Alnwick Bus Station. The Alnwick Garden is to the east of the Castle, a five-minute walk from the bus station. There is a tourist information centre in Alnwick Town Centre between the Castle and Garden if you need a map or directions. Alnmouth is the nearest railway station, four miles east of Alnwick. It is on the East Coast Main Line and some services running between Edinburgh, Newcastle and London stop here. Arriva bus X18 connects Alnmouth Railway Station to Alnwick in one direction and the North Northumberland Coast in another.

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Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 16:00

Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00

Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00

Thursday 10:00 - 16:00

Friday 10:00 - 16:00

Saturday 10:00 - 16:00

Sunday 10:00 - 16:00

Telephone: 01665 511350


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