Alnwick Holiday Accommodation
Alnwick is a small, English town in Northumberland which gains notoriety amongst tourists thanks to it's wonderful markets, colourful history and also the beautiful countryside which surrounds it. While staying in Alnwick holiday accommodation, you'll have plenty to do regardless of taste, here in Alnwick holiday cottages, there is something for everyone.
Alnwick offers some of the best countryside walking in Northumberland as there is much to see along its varying landscapes and also trails for a variety of abilities. As the town is not too far from the coast, you won't have to travel too far from your Alnwick holiday cottage to spend a day at the beach in towns like Alnmouth. There are many lakes, streams and rivers also scattered in the town's surrounding area, making for some truly brilliant, scenic walks.
Alnwick's largest tourist attraction is most definitely Alnwick Castle, assumed to have been in it's early stages of construction during the 11th century and built shortly after the Norman conquest. This grade I listed building covers thousands of square feet and has even appeared in multiple films and television programmes. The castle along with its grounds are open to the public allowing visitors to roam the vast open spaces, gardens and hallways within the castle. The castle hosts multiple events throughout the year and has a public display of fine art. If you enjoy Alnwicks cultural history, other sites of interest for you may include Brizlee Tower, a folly built to serve as an observation tower, or why not check out one of many memorials dotted around the town, some of which dating back to the 18th century.