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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” (617 reviews)
“poison garden” (1,157 reviews)
“rose garden” (211 reviews)
Denwick Lane, Alnwick NE66 1NQ, England
+44 1665 511350
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Reviewed yesterday

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 2 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 2 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 3 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
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great place to visit. The poison garden is a must but book as soon as you arrive. The fountains are pretty & the eating establishments sell really good food

1  Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 3 days ago

I love these gardens as there is alot going on. The best thing is the Poison Garden - amazing place. The cascade is very impressive and the Italianesque garden at the top is also lovely. We also liked the bamboo maze. We have visited before...More

1  Thank Cheshirecat100
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited the garden on Saturday last. We found some vouchers at our B&B for £2 off the admission price and they were readily accepted so that eased the £12.10 per adult entrance fee (as did my request for a student concession)....More

Thank ramster999
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great day out we had here. Lots of different things to do, my boys loved getting wet in the water fountains. Crazy golf was great. It's definitely recommended.

Thank stacey k
Reviewed 3 days ago

There were some very beautiful things here, and it is great to see a new garden constructed from scratch. Slightly 'theme park' in places, though it did seem to enthuse the young - an important aspect.

Thank laMettrie
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful gardens which just looked stunning (helped by the lovely weather) - only criticism would be that the poison garden tour reeled a bit rushed - but highly recommended!

1  Thank gordonmpearce
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2 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
13 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
13 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