The Alnwick Garden

The Alnwick Garden is a complex of formal gardens adjacent to Alnwick Castle in the town of Alnwick, Northumberland. The garden was designed by Beligian garden designers Jacques and Peter Wirtz with The Duchess of Northumberland being the driving force behind its creation in 1997. The garden opened to the public in 2001 with a reported total development cost of £42 million.


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Duchess of Northumberland praises Kew after copying claims over treehouse at Alnwick

The Duchess of Northumberland has praised a popular tourist attraction after claiming it had copied her Alnwick Garden

Jane Percy, The Duchess of Northumberland in the Tree House at Alnwick Garden

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Duchess of Northumberland chocolate and recipes books launch

Duchess of Northumberland delves into Alnwick Castle archives for new food venture

The Duchess of Northumberland talks dirty cocktails, lethally indulgent chocolate and aphrodisiac marmalade with Jane Hall

The Duchess of Northumberland checks out the new sculptures in Alnwick Garden, with artist David Watkinson

Alnwick Garden Trust reports another loss, despite progress with charitable objectives

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Michelle Dockery who plays Lady Mary Crawley in the ITV drama series Downton Abbey which is being filmed at Alnwick Castle

Downton Abbey star captured as filming comes to an end in Alnwick

Lady Mary, played by Michelle Dockery, smiled to the crowd as filming for the Christmas special wrapped up

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Northumberland attractions win awards for 'silver tourism'

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The Elderberries Project organised a special dinner and entertainment for 100 100-year-olds from the North East

The Duchess of Northumberland at her annual garden party at Alnwick Garden

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TV chef Luke Nguyen at Alnwick Garden with the Duchess of Northumberland

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Derek Ions, shows the Duchess of Northumberland, some of the sticks he has made to raise funds for the Air Ambulance

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The Duchess of Northumberland is holding a St George’s Day spectacular at Alnwick Garden

Duchess of Northumberland hosts St George's Day boxing event at Alnwick Garden

Lady Jane Percy has thrown her weight behind local pugilists for the bout dubbed the Punch Up in the Pavilion

Sir John Hall chats with pensioners at the Elderberries Christmas party

Sir John Hall backs Duchess of Northumberland's project for the elderly

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Older people at The Alnwick Garden getting to grips with iPads

Elderly get to grips with the iPad at Alnwick Garden

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The Duchess of Northumberland who received a honorary degree from Northumbria University

Duchess of Northumberland awarded honorary degree from Northumbria University

The Duchess of Northumberland was awarded an honorary degree from Northumbria University to recognise her significant contribution to the North East

Alnwick Garden Sparkle Two

Duchess adds a touch of sparkle at Alnwick Christmas Lights switch on

The Duchess of Northumberland switched on a new winter light show - Sparkle Two - at Alnwick Garden


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