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The York Pass
"Choose from a 1- 2- or 3-day sightseeing pass to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the York attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Passes are valid for your choice of consecutive calendar days from the time of first use. After redeeming your voucher for your York Pass you’ll also receive a color guidebook with detailed information about the historical city and its famous attractions. Use the guidebook to plan your independent sightseeing with ease.The York pass includes entry to 30 top attractions around the c and discover Gothic architecture at its finest on a visit to York Minster — one of the largest cathedrals in Europe. Entrance to family-friendly attractions such as York Dungeon and York’s CHOCOLATE Story are included in the pass alongside lesser-known treasures like Clifford’s Tower.Free Entry to Select York Attractions:Barley Hall Beningbrough Hall Byland Abbey Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby Castle Howard
From GBP38.00
 
Hexham Abbey Guided Tour Including Lunch or Afternoon Tea at the Refectory
"Catch a bus or train from Newcastle Central Station (trains leave 22 and 54 minutes past the hour between Monday and Friday) or take the bus 685 from Eldon Square Bus Station (a quarter to the hour Monday-Friday). It is a brief walk from the stat one of the finest monastic survivals in an English church; the Frith Stool a Saxon Bishop's throne which must date from Wilfrid's Church and the beautiful panel paintings including The Dance of Death.Following the absorbing tour of the Abbey you are taken into the recent refurbished visitor centre based in monastic buildings lost to the Abbey during the Reformation but brought back into its ownership in 2012. The Big Story exhibition gives a fascinating overview of the Abbey's history telling the story not only of the buildings but also of the many people who lived worked and praised God here over the centuries. An Anglo Saxon chalice found in a coffin in the 1860s holds pride of place in the main exhibition gallery. Try your hand at calligraphy and delight in the state-of-the-art display screens that piece the Abbey together through its history.Lunch will be served in one of
From GBP14.00
 
Historic Scotland Explorer Pass
"Choose from two different passes to suit your schedule and enjoy the flexibility to visit the Scottish heritage attractions that you want at a time that suits you best. Select the 3-day pass to be used on any three days in a period of five consecutive days from first use or the 7-day pass to be used on any 7 days in a period of 14 consecutive days from first use. When you redeem your voucher for your Historic Scotland Explorer Pass you’ll also receive a pack showing the locations of the sites with a souvenir ‘passport’ book; simply ask each site to stamp the book on admission for a memento of your time in Scotland.Both passes include entry to a staggering 78 attractions all from the Orkney Islands in the north to Dumfries and Galloway in the south. Learn about ancient Scottish clans at sites like Skara Brae Prehistoric Village and discover majestic fortifications and towering turrets at some of Scotland’s finest castles. Scotland’s two top dogs – Edinburgh Castle and Stirling Castle – are both included in the pass
From GBP30.00

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Car Parking

The official car park for Alnwick Castle and Garden is located on the B1340 opposite the entrance to the Garden.If you intend visiting the Garden and don’t mind paying £3 for the day’s parking on top...
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Going to Alnwick by public transport

When going to Alnwick by train, hop off at Alnmouth station and then take the bus into Alnwick. The bus stop is just up the road somewhat to the left; the 518 runs once every hour or so and takes...
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Top Things to Do in Alnwick

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Alnwick Castle

We arrived at Alnwick Castle much later than I had hoped so we decided to focus on the castle and skip the gardens. If you know you are visiting, you can save 10% online if you book at least 24 hours...
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Hulne Park

Hulne Park is part of the Duke of Northumberland's lands, and part of it is open to the public. Great for a good few hours' walk, sometimes without meeting a soul. It is all fairly easy terrain and...
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Town Centre

Alnwick is a small town of just over 8,000 inhabitants, and even if you’ve only really come to see the castle, it’s worth taking a quick look at the town as well while you’re here. For this tip I’m...
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Alnwick Garden

An unusual garden with a mixture of modern and traditional features. The tree house is an amazing creation, built from a variety of woods, Canadian cedar, Scandinavian redwood and English and Scots...
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Barter Books

Accommodated in the old Victorian railway station, Barter Books is one of the biggest second-hand bookshops in Britain. You can easily spend hours in here, just browsing or sitting in the reading room...
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Dirty Bottles.

150 years ago the landlord was putting the bottles in this pub window when he collapsed and died. It was said that anyone moving them would suffer the same fate. So they have not been touched since....
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"Alnwick - Garden, castle and lovely shops"
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"Day trip to Alnwick"
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