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Medieval England. Alnwick Castle guards a road crossing the River Aln. Yves de Vescy, Baron of Alnwick, erected the first parts of the castle in about 1096. It was built to protect England's northern border against the Scottish invasions and border reivers. The castle was first mentioned in 1136 when it was captured by King David I of Scotland. It was besieged in 1172 and again in 1174 by William the Lion, King of Scotland and William was captured outside the walls during the Battle of…

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A weekend visit to Alnwick Castle, Northumberland

Alnwick Castle in Northumberland - step inside my muggle friends for broomstick training, dragon taming and a date with some knights. From: A weekend trip to Alnwick Castle

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#Hogwarts, Harry Potter Castle - #Alnwick, #Northumberland, England Contact Lisa@Livefortravel.co.uk to help you plan and book this once in a lifetime trip, or join us on www.facebook.com/Livefortravel.co.uk.

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Alnwick Garden - The Poison Garden has about 100 varieties of toxic plants, as well as cannabis and opium poppies. I'd like to see a list of what they have planted there. Considering the huge number of plants with poison parts I'm surprised they have only 100 or so there.

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from Explorista

The ultimate UK Bucketlist: 56 dreamy destinations

Soon I will be making some road trips through the country! This is the ultimate Great Britain bucket list: 56 dream places you should not miss.

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