The Area

Northumberland is a beautiful region full of things to do and see in every season. Within Alnwick itself there is the famous Alnwick Castle featured in films such as Elizabeth and Harry Potter as well as the magnificent Alnwick Gardens with its unique tree house and many unusual water features.

There are many scenic walks within a short distance of Alnwick with countless others only a few minutes by car into the beautiful countryside. The Coastal Road heading south takes you to Alnmouth with it's delightful village and long sandy beach, followed by Warkworth on the River Coquet and onto Amble situated beside the sea. Here you will discover a small fishing harbour with fresh fish landed daily supplying quality local restaurants, a number of Pods of local people selling art, jewellry, gifts and refreshments. Pop into the Lobster Hatchery and discover how the breeding programme is helping to grow and release the young lobsters back into the sea when they have a much increased chance of survival.

Drive a little further afield and you’ll discover many gems that the North East and Scottish borders have to offer. The bright lights of the busy cities of Newcastle upon Tyne, half an hour to the south, and Edinburgh, two hours to the north, are in easy reach. Alternatively the Dark Skies of Northumberland’s National Park are just a short distance from Aln House - whatever you’re hoping for on your visit to Northumberland we’re here to lend a hand so please ask and we’ll be happy to help you plan your great escape.

Golf and Fly Fishing

Aln House is ideally situated to make the most of the many, and varied, golf courses that Northumberland has to offer both new or experienced golfers.

Whether it be a links course with breathtaking sea views or a sweeping parkland course with majestic castles as a backdrop, you will be sure to enjoy a round or two during your stay with us.

Ever thought about fly fishing but never had the time or opportunity? There are two very well run trout fisheries close to Alnwick at Thrunton and Chatton with expert tuition on hand by experienced guides to suit absolute beginners or established anglers. How about treating yourself and partner to a birthday or anniversary gift of fly fishing spent in glorious surroundings? We can help with bookings and all the necessary arrangements prior to your arrival.