Destination guide

Head to the historic city of Alnwick

Enjoy the history and other features of Alnwick. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the gardens, sailing and chocolate shops. Take in top local attractions like Alnwick Castle and Dunstanburgh Castle. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in and around Alnwick

Do you want to discover attractions to see during your stay? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Alnwick a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Willowburn Sports and Leisure Centre (6 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Dunstanburgh Castle Golf Club (9 mi / 14.5 km)
  • Alnmouth Village Golf Club (9.4 mi / 15.2 km)
  • Warkworth Golf Course (11 mi / 17.7 km)
  • Seahouses Golf Club (11.5 mi / 18.6 km)
  • Eshott Heugh Animal Park (12.9 mi / 20.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Alnwick

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Alnwick is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are a few of the area's noteworthy features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Northumberland National Park (17.6 mi / 28.3 km)
  • Hulne Park (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
  • Alnwick Garden (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Embleton Bay (9.7 mi / 15.6 km)
  • Beadnell Bay (10.2 mi / 16.5 km)
  • Ross Back Sands Beach (12.4 mi / 20 km)

How to get to and around Alnwick

Fly into Newcastle (NCL-Newcastle Intl.), the closest airport, located 28.5 mi (45.9 km) from the city center.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Alnwick Alnmouth Station.

Where to stay around Alnwick?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 722 vacation rentals near Alnwick. From 319 Cottages to 353 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Alnwick for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Alnwick?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Alnwick. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Alnwick Castle: 1,181 vacation rentals
  • Alnwick Garden: 1,174 vacation rentals
  • Alnwick Playhouse: 1,176 vacation rentals
  • Barter Books: 1,175 vacation rentals
  • Willowburn Sports and Leisure Centre: 1,172 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Alnwick listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Alnwick?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 319 Cottages in Alnwick. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Alnwick include:

  • Houses: 353 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 319 rentals available
  • Condos/Apartments: 32 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Alnwick?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 30 vacation rentals with pool available in Alnwick. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.