Alnwick

Alnwick Castle was famously used as a location for filming in Harry Potter. Before that it was once home ‘Harry Hotspur’, hero of many Border ballads who led 900 of his father men into battle at the tender age of 12 years old in 1378

Alnwick Tree House is one of the most magical and unique restaurants to be found anywhere in the world. It’s high up in the treetops, with a roaring log fire in the centre of the room and trees growing through the floor. Most importantly, the locally-inspired food is delicious

Barter Books is one of the largest second hand book shops in Britain. In the converted Victorian railway station, the shop has many beautiful features: open fires, a model railway that runs above your head, poetry lines painted onto wooden beams, and over forty glass cases containing many interesting antiquarian books. Home of the original ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ Poster. After being forgotten for more than half a century, a rare original of the now famous WWII poster was rediscovered in a box of old books

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