Keys to the Past

Local History

Alnwick (Northumberland)

Alnwick Castle (Copyright © Don Brownlow).
Alnwick Castle (Copyright © Don Brownlow).

The market town of Alnwick is one of Northumberland's most attractive towns. It sits on the gently rising ground, overlooking the valley of the River Aln. The town is dominated by the huge castle belonging to the Dukes of Northumberland. It is of such imp

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