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The Alnwick Garden

Denwick Lane, Alnwick NE66 1NQ, England
+44 1665 511350
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The Alnwick Garden is one of the world’s most extraordinary contemporary gardens. From poisonous plants and treetop walkways to glorious roses and towering delphiniums, the Duchess of Northumberland’s vision for a forgotten plot is now a truly 21st century experience full of imagination and fun, all brought to life with water.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“water features” (618 reviews)
“poison garden” (1,163 reviews)
“rose garden” (212 reviews)
Denwick Lane, Alnwick NE66 1NQ, England
+44 1665 511350
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had to see this place on our 'to see list' of places. The gardens were definitely the best part. Quite busy as it's August and weather was fabulous. The fountains are superb. The 'free' walk around the Poison Garden is a must. Don't take your...More

Thank SpikeWestYorkshire
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spectacular gardens, the grand cascade alone is worth the visit! Absolutely stunning place, different areas playing host to different designs, with surprises around every corner. Worth getting a combination ticket and visiting the gardens and castle in same day, expect to spend a full morning...More

2  Thank Doodlebug75
Reviewed 3 days ago

Although extremely crowded on entry, it is easy to get away from the crowds once in. There is a lot to see in the gardens and some lovely views.

1  Thank Nvrsheffield
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were unsure about doing the Garden as we'd really come for the Castle however we decided to go for the combination ticket anyway. We did the Garden first and we're glad we did. This is a great place and the Poison Garden tour certainly...More

1  Thank LathamsOnTour
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great service, fantastic bar staff, Suberb atmosphere. The gardens lit up at night give a wedding a fairy tale setting

Thank OldMartin
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This world-class garden is super to visit. Sections include the serpent garden (water features), poison garden, bamboo maze, rose garden, walled garden and cherry orchard to name a few. The grand cascade is amazing. Younger guests can dress up as fairytale characters and complete the...More

1  Thank Gav_jo
Reviewed 4 days ago

I like seeing a good garden and Alnwick is definitely one of the better ones I have seen. The centre piece is the great water feature that can keep children and adult alike entertained for hours. The gardens themselves are very inter-active especially if your...More

Thank King_Kanute
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was a gorgeous sunny day, perfect for enjoying the vast stroll around the gardens. There was everything from ornamental to roses and then of course the poison garden tour!! Plan on doing lots of walking and just taking in the gorgeous array of botany....More

1  Thank UnicornGT
Reviewed 5 days ago

Go early- opens at 10am. We managed to park in the town for free and the garden is close by. Book The Poison Garden visit straight away - information on poisonous plants, not Harry Potter magic! Water fountains great. Maze is quite dark. Cafe and...More

1  Thank Claire L
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good points: Beautiful gardens Water area is great for kids Free tour of the poison garden Not so good points: Car park is £3 Food options were limited & very overpriced (£7 for a jacket pot & beans!) Staff (in restaurant & tree house cafe)...More

Thank kaynyc21
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3 August 2017|
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Response from Bejay3011 | Reviewed this property |
We just went in as there were free tables. I suggest that you telephone them to get your answer.
Susan H
14 June 2017|
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Response from xmx_11 | Reviewed this property |
The Alnwick gardens are Day only, whereas you can ask for the castle tickets to be extended to a yr free of charge at the time of purchase. We found the staff super helpful and friendly, so don't hesitate to ask for help if... More
14 April 2017|
Response from Stephy19888 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do as long as u keep your tickets u can come and go as you please