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The Alnwick Garden

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Address: Denwick Lane, Alnwick NE66 1NQ, England
Phone Number: +44 1665 511350
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The Alnwick Garden is one of the world’s most extraordinary contemporary...

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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Good any time of year.

Have a season ticket so can enjoy seasonal changes. Much improved over the years and is a pleasure to wander around. Particularly lovely in Spring in the blossom orchard. Rose... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have a season ticket so can enjoy seasonal changes. Much improved over the years and is a pleasure to wander around. Particularly lovely in Spring in the blossom orchard. Rose garden was a little disappointing this year, weather wasn't good for roses.

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newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great all year round with beautiful walks, a maze and a poison garden and a small but nice Christmas market with free entrance. Cafe and a fish and chips that are most of the time full. Parking outside the gardens it's free all day and you can stay for as long as you want . Great place to spent a... More 

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AlnwickGarden, Guest Relations Manager at The Alnwick Garden, responded to this review

Dear IoordanisG Thank you for your review, I am pleased to know that you have had an enjoyable day. We are continually developing and I hope that you come back in the future to see the changes that are currently happening. warmest regards More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Alnwick Garden is a lovely place to visit for a relaxing walk. The garden is very big, offers a lot to see from secret gardens to a beautiful huge water feature right in the middle of everything. I visited once quite a while back and couldn't remember much about it so I'm pleased I decided to go back. The... More 

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AlnwickGarden, Guest Relations Manager at The Alnwick Garden, responded to this review

Dear N456050 Thank you for your fantastic review. It is a beautiful garden and I am delighted that you have come back for a second visit. If you feel like sharing some of the photos that you took that would be lovely. Again many thanks for your review. Kind regards More 

Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely gardens, go to the Poison garden great guided tour. Cafe is great/asis the gift shop. you can also buy plants there.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We all loved the gardens and had a great time. We stood in the water display and got soaked which wasn't sensible of us at this time of the year but just added to our fun

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in for an early evening skate at the gardens. Staff were excellent, looked after us well and talked us through the procedure very well, they even took festive photos with a 'snowy' sky. Skating was on plastic, so not as good as ice, but was good fun anyway. There were penguins for the younger kids to keep their balance.... More 

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AlnwickGarden, Guest Relations Manager at The Alnwick Garden, responded to this review

Dear Sherrie W Thank you for your recent review of the garden. It is wonderful to know that you have been looked after by our team and as a result had a Christmas experience you can treasure. I would like to extend my thanks to you for your all your feedback and I hope to see you in the garden... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

even though it was he last day of Autumn with a cold wind this was still an enjoyable walk. the highlight was he guided tour of the poison garden which was very interesting.we dined in the cafe which was well worth it, leek @ potato soup did the trick. we visited the excellent gift shop on the way out. the... More 

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AlnwickGarden, Guest Relations Manager at The Alnwick Garden, responded to this review

Dear Lenpotts Thank you for your recent review of The Garden, I am delighted to know that you had an enjoyable day out. I will be sure to forward on your feedback concerning the car park charge and of course your positive comments regarding the gift shop, Tracey the retail manager will be thrilled. warmest regards More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Gardens at Alnwick are modern, which was something of a surprise for me, having been devised only in the 1990s by the Duchess. They are dominated by a vast waterfall in the centre which sends hundreds of litres of water down multiple levels. There are separate cherry orchards, an ornamental garden at the top of the waterfall, and lots... More 

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AlnwickGarden, Guest Relations Manager at The Alnwick Garden, responded to this review

Dear Martyn R Thank you very much for your review, your description of The Garden and its team is wonderful. Thought you might like to know that there are actually 250,000 gallons of water circulated through the system. Astonishing when you think about it.. Hope to see you in the garden again soon. Warmest regards More 

northumberland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely visiting during the run up to Christmas. Brass Band playing and the tour round the Poison Garden was extremely interesting. Fabulous Christmas market also.

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AlnwickGarden, Guest Relations Manager at The Alnwick Garden, responded to this review

Dear Traveller1261 Thank you for a wonderful review. I will be sure to pass over your feedback to Tracey who coordinated the Christmas market. Every year it is growing and it just keeps getting better and better. I do hope that you visit in the future, there is always something new and exciting going on. warmest regards More 

York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely place to visit for the afternoon. Really interesting things to see and do. Really enjoyed the water sculptures. The only negative we saw was the "ice" rink. It's a gimmick that may entertain younger visitors but I think it's wrong to advertise it as an opportunity to skate.

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AlnwickGarden, Guest Relations Manager at The Alnwick Garden, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your recent feedback. It is wonderful to know that you enjoyed the features. I do hope that you visit again to witness the beauty of the garden in summer. Warmest Regards More 

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